Monday, 26 July 2021

I think today should be...

Dame Helen Mirren (born 26th July 1945)

...a "Say Something Hat" day. Don't you?

Mollie Sugden (20th July 1922 – 1st July 2009)

Theda Bara (29th July 1885 – 7th April 1955)

Estelle Getty (25th July 1923 - 22nd July 2008)

Vivian Vance (26th July 1909 – 17th August 1979

Sally Ann Howes, aka "Truly Scrumptious" (born 20th July 1930)

Dame Diana Rigg (20th July 1938 – 10th September 2020)

Gloria DeHaven (23rd July 1925 – 30th July 2016)

Lynda Carter (who was 70 on 24th July 1951)

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (28th July 1929 – 19th May 1994)

Sunday, 18 July 2021

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

She's so Modern

Idylle Moderniste by George Barbier, 1918 [Click image to enlarge]

First Fig
by Edna St. Vincent Millay

My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -
It gives a lovely light!

Divine decadence...

Friday, 9 July 2021

Choices, choices...

...what shall I wear tonight?!

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Friday, 2 July 2021

This weekend, I am mostly dressing casual... today's birthday girl, star of the Folies Bergère, notorious courtesan and lover of Natalie Barney Liane de Pougy, later Princess Ghika!

Now, there's a girl who took the gentle art of screwing her way to the top very seriously indeed...

Thursday, 1 July 2021

The last Princess

Our beloved Diana, Princess of Wales would have been 60 years old today.

The world still mourns.