Thursday, February 28, 2013

Parakeet by Robyn Lambert - The Great Aussie Fashion 1984-1985

I just picked up this faaabulous book called 'The Great Aussie Fashion: Australian Fashion Designers 1984-1985 from Savers for $10 the other day.  I actually saw it at an op-shop about a decade ago and stupidly didn't buy it as back then cool books like this were a dime a dozen.  However as more and more people go op-shopping, these treasures are few and far between.  Anyway, it's a very thick book and showcases so many fantastic Australian designers, and here is a gorgeous spread by Robyn Lambert for her Parakeet line.  The first image is breathtaking.  Enjoy!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Vidal Sassoon Advertisement - British Vogue June 1983

These ads from Vidal Sassoon are so WOW!  Kinda reminding me of an image collaboration between Visage and Roxy Music.  The photography is credited to Spencer Rowell.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

A New Number For Chanel - British Vogue June 1983

A sumptuous vision of Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel circa 1983 with a definite throwback to the 1930's heyday of the brand.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

I Should Be So Lucky - Dolly September 1991

By request, here is an article by Joanne Elvin, featuring the contest winners who got to meet a Home and Away star - Greg Benson, a Neighbours star - Kristian Schmid and the lovely Dolly model Alison Brahe!  Joanne Elvin who wrote this article incidentally is now the editor of Glamour magazine UK, and was so kind to contact me last year to forward her thanks for the uploads bringing back loads of memories from her time at Dolly.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Spot ... Stop - Dolly October 1985

I love love love the pastel ice-cream colours in this spread popping out from the black and white image - so iconic.  Photography by Andrew Southam and unfortunately the model is not credited.  Favourite image has to be the close up of the Ray-Ban-esque sunglasses and the Madonna style head wrap.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Top Hats - Dolly January 1986

Hope you enjoy this feature on hats from this '86 issue of Dolly.  With photography by Christian Lemech, and hair and make up by Aaren.  I think the main reason why I chose this spread is that show stopping newspaper hat shot - magnifique!