Friday, November 30, 2012

Christian Dior: Fall/Winter 1971

What a better way to brighten up your ensembles this Fall/Winter than with bright colors and eye catching patterns such as the ones show in this photo from Christian Dior's Fall/Winter 1971 campaign. The timeless elegance of Dior paired with the upbeat mood of the early 70s.

Photo: Styleregistry

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Bob Dylan: A Day at the Tailor

Bob Dylan shows how a turtleneck can save the day during Fall/Winter. Below a photo of him during a visit to his tailor; it's not only about his ensemble, but his carefree attitude.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 26, 2012

Paul & Linda McCartney: My Love

Paul and Linda McCartney photographed in 1969, showing that love can make the most simple ensembles look magnificent.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, November 23, 2012

Ray Brooks & Jane Birkin: London Mods

Jane Birkin and Ray Brooks on a promotional photo of  1965's Palme d'Or winner, "The Knack...and How To Get It". A photo that not only evokes London on a cloudy day, but a photo that captures the essence of Mod style.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Bruce Springsteen: Casual Fall

Bruce Springsteen wearing in the 70s an ensemble made up of a leather jacket, a t-shirt, and jeans. Simple, casual, and laid back.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 19, 2012

Luigi Tenco: Cordoury Fall

Cordoury is one of Fall/Winter's staple fabrics. Easy to wear and perfect for any occasion; cordoury can be worn on jackets and pants. Below a mid 60s photo of Luigi Tenco wearing a cordoury jacket with a plain white shirt and a printed scarf.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, November 16, 2012

Montgomery Clift: Relaxation

Montgomery Clift circa 1955 enjoying some moments of solitude and relaxation.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Marcello Mastroianni: Total Black

The elegance of a total black ensemble, shown by Marcello Mastroianni.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 12, 2012

Keith Richards: Statement Tie

Printed and colorful ties can give a different twist to a simple black suit, just ask Keith Richards in this Philip Townsend photo.

Photo: Tumblr/Philip Townsend

Friday, November 9, 2012

Helmut Berger & Dominique Sanda: Saint Laurent Rive Gauche

Helmut Berger and Dominique Sanda were photographed circa 1972, apparently wearing Saint Laurent Rive Gauche ensembles. Berger's modern safari jacket is the result of blending Saint Laurent's Saharian inspiration with Pierre Cardin's futuristic zipper touch.

Photo: Ciaovogue

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

David Lynch

David Lynch showed in the 80s that the combination of simplicity and attitude lead to elegance.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 5, 2012

Halston: Office Elegance

Halston, one of the most influential designers in the 70s, is pictured at his offices in New York City's Olympic Tower wearing a crisp black suit and tie. Throughout the 70s, Halston's trademark look consisted of a white jacket paired with a black turtleneck (or on its own).

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, November 2, 2012

Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim: Musical Conversation

An early 1967 photograph that shows Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim having a conversation while recording their musical masterpiece album "Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim".

Photo: Tumblr