Do you remember the 60s?
Well I don’t! But here are the FASHION ICONS who have had a great influence to fashion in the swinging sixties and some of their designs. For Part 8 look here!
Although she’s not as well known as say, Twiggy, top model Paulene Stone was a Vogue cover girl and the face of ‘Swinging London’.
Paulene Stone is a former Vogue cover girl who embodied Swinging London in the 1960s.
Vogue August 1964 COVER: HELMUT NEWTON MODEL: Pauline Stone
Pauline Stone, 1964
Brigitte Bardot was the original French sex kitten and a blonde bombshell, making bikinis the swimwear style to be seen in, and a messy, piled-high up-do the hair-do of choice.
Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, now an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and ’60s. Starting in 1969, Bardot’s features became the official face of Marianne (who had previously been anonymous) to represent the liberty of France.
Brigitte Bardot, commanding the street in Rome.
the one & only….Brigitte Bardot
Pin-up Raquel Welch may be best-known for her fur bikini in One Million Years B.C, but off screen she worked a more glamorous look, with pantsuits, Pucci prints, and sex kitten hair.
Jo Raquel Tejada (born September 5, 1940), better known as Raquel Welch, is an American actress and sex symbol. Welch came to attention as a new star on the 20th Century Fox lot in the mid-1960s. She posed iconically in an animal skin bikini for the British-release One Million Years B.C. (1966), for which she may be best known. She later starred in Bedazzled (1967), Bandolero! (1968), 100 Rifles (1969) and Myra Breckinridge (1970).
Hitchcock heroine Tippi Hedren was a cool, patrician blonde with a ladylike wardrobe, effortlessly poised, even when running screaming from a flock of wild birds.
Nathalie Kay “Tippi” Hedren (born January 19, 1930) is an American actress, former fashion model and an animal rights activist. She is known for her roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films The Birds and Marnie (in which she played the title role).
Tippi Hedren is an actress who Alfred Hitchcock made famous by casting her in The Birds and Marnie. This is 60’s style.
Tippi Hedren by Philippe Halsman, 1962
Tippi Hedren for Marnie (1964)
Hailed as one of Hollywood’s most promising newcomers before her tragic death at the hands of Charles Manson’s followers, Sharon Tate starred in cult movie Valley of the Dolls and married director Roman Polanski.
Sharon Marie Tate (January 24, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was an American actress. During the 1960s she played small television roles before appearing in several motion pictures. She also appeared regularly in fashion magazines as a model and cover girl. After receiving positive reviews for her comedic and dramatic performances, Tate was hailed as one of Hollywood’s most promising newcomers. She made her film debut in the occult-themed Eye of the Devil (1966), which was produced by Martin Ransohoff. Tate also starred as Jennifer North in the cult classic, Valley of the Dolls (1967), which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Sharon Tate, 1964
Sharon Tate, 1966 by Orlando Suero
Sharon Tate & Roman Polanski
To be continued…