Inspirational Illustrations: Are you one of the herb people?
Illustration by Ian Beck. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, May 1974
Foxy Joan Sims in The Belles of St Trinian’s (1954)
Hand-printed silk dresses by Zandra Rhodes. White net shoes from Midas. Lilac leather shoes by Karl Lagerfeld from Chloe.
Photographed by Claus Wickrath. Make-up by Kirsty Climo.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Harpers and Queen, June 1980
The Impossible Dream Dress.
Silk camisoles by Fenn Wright & Manson. Cotton skirts by Jil Sander. Fuschia sandals by Midas.
Photographed by Claus Wickrath. Scanned from Harpers and Queen, June 1980.
Happy 69th birthday to Helen Mirren. Here dreamily photographed by Snowdon for Vogue, March 1976. #helenmirren
Mild Sauce: Ondine Bath Dew
When did we get so prudish about ladies nipples? This beautiful image was a double page advert in a mainstream magazine in 1975, and apparently also used in the packaging, but people have their Instagram accounts deleted and Facebook posts censored for far less in 2014.
Thierry Mugler show. Ritz magazine, 1979 #thierrymugler #ritzmagazine
Here Comes Summer. Swimsuits from Dorothy Perkins. Photographed by Michael Berkofsky. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from 19 Magazine, June 1973. #swimsuits #beach #1970s #19magazine #mikeberkofsky #michaelberkofsky
Here Comes Summer. Striped jacket by Lee Bender for Bus Stop.
Photographed by Michael Berkofsky.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from 19 Magazine, June 1973 #mikeberkofsky #michaelberkofsky #19magazine
#leebender #busstop #1970s #bum #cheeky
Happy birthday to the supreme goddess of everything, Diana Rigg. 76 years young… #dianarigg #theassassinationbureau
Mild Sauce: A Heel of a Height
Skyscraper heels announce a new, more refined shape for shoes in 1974. All the leading shoe designers endorse this feeling, though the heel heights vary.
Inspirational Images: Butterfly Mood
Photographed by Paul Misso. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Petticoat, August 9th 1969
Underwear from The Last Picture Frock.
Photographed by Rolph Gobits.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, June 1976. #rolphgobits #cosmopolitan #victoriana #shirleyrussell