Miss Selfridge, 1974

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Photographer uncredited, but it has the look of Sarah Moon.

Scanned from Cosmopolitan, June 1974.

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Here’s Yvonne with her friends from “The Grope”, a pop group that first got going in Inverness. Noddy, sitting beside her, is lead guitar. On the right is Size, bass guitar. And Charlie, with the Micky Mouse shirt, used to be their manager. “The Grope” (only Viv is missing) write most of their own songs, and the one they like best is “Miss Samantha”.

Yvonne has lots of friends in the pop world and she now works at a Discotheque herself, serving drinks and food. She loves that job, though it’s not exactly what her mother had dreamed of: she wanted Yvonne to become a ballerina, like herself.

As it turned out, Yvonne started as a temp. shtd. typ. She didn’t stick it long, because she kept landing up with impossible bosses. “Old women, who wouldn’t let me talk”, she explains. So off she went to the Chelsea Drugstore and got a job assembling Knickerbocker Glories and suchlike at the Soda Fountain.

Yvonne, where are you now? And who on earth were ‘The Grope’? And where can I get that ‘Flower Power’ mug?

Scanned from Honey, May 1970.

It Happens in Wranglers

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Scanned from 19 Magazine, June 1972.

Happy Legs

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I don’t know about my legs, but my feet would certainly be happy to be wearing those incredible shoes which, after a bit of squinting, I have established were made by the legendary Charles Jourdan.

Scanned from Cosmopolitan, April 1973

For the prettiest Christmas Eves

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Scanned from Honey, December 1969.

I’d love a Babycham

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Scanned from Honey, December 1970.

Janet Reger: Beautiful Lingerie

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The Belle Epoque styling in this advert is superb, from the hair and accessories through to the gloriously curvaceous model. Janet Reger adverts were always in a league of their own, and I think this may possibly be one of the Brian Duffy ones.

Scanned from Vogue, December 1977.

The Saint Raphaelites

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Scanned from Vogue, June 1973.

What See-throughs did for breasts, Gala Lip Pen does for mouths.

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Scanned from Cosmopolitan, December 1972

Enter Chloรฉ

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Exclusive Chloรฉ Designs by Karl Lagerfeld – Chloรฉ Boutique, 173 New Bond Street, London W.1.

“A woman does not put on my fragrance. She enters it.” Karl Lagerfeld.

Scanned from Harpers and Queen, October 1982.