Un monde de couleurs

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Lisa Perry’s dress. The background is a part of the Sonia Delaunay’s painting “Automne”, 1965. Sonia Delaunay was a famous Op art artist.

Sixties jewelry

In the early 1960s, jewelry was a continuation of the Fifties with the use of gilded metal, pearls, sparkling paste and rhinestones. Then, designers began to use low cost materials : plastic, resin, vinyl and perspex. Influenced by the artistic movement Op art, large geometric shapes (diamonds, hexagons, circles…) and black and white (monochromatic) jewels became very popular. Pop art had also an influence on Sixties jewelry with bold colors (hot pink, orange, turquoise and yellow) and color blends.  Floral jewelry was also very popular in the Sixties with the hippy movement (flower power). The big earrings was also a major trend in the 60s. Produced on a massive scale, with low cost materials, jewels were affordable for everybody.
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The American vintage fashion designer James Galanos

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James Galanos (1924-2016) was an American fashion designer who dressed America’s social elite and celebrities during 46 years.

Sixties dresses

During the Sixties, the A-line dress, the mock neck dress, the fit and flare dress, the shift dress and the trapeze dress were very popular. Moreover, creators often designed beaded, embellished and brocard dresses. Besides, geometric, Op art and floral prints were very used.

The vintage costume jewelry line Monet

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Monet Jewelry was launched in 1937 by the brothers Michael and Joseph Chernow in New York. Before, their company Monocraft Products created handbags with gold-plated appliqués and monograms. With Monet, they wanted to create fine jewels using high quality materials … Continue reading

The duo of vintage fashion photographers Leombruno-Bodi

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Joseph Leombruno and Jack Bodi (1918-1986) were American fashion photographers based in Italy. They collaborated with famous magazines like Vogue, Glamour, House & Garden, Modern Bride, Town & Country, Novita and the NY Yimes during the 1950s and 1960s. Life … Continue reading

The German vintage fashion designer Uli Richter

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Uli Richter (born in 1926) is a German fashion designer based in Berlin who influenced like no other post-war German fashion.   He launched the “Berlin chic” : he created modern, simple but chic, high quality, and wearable clothes for … Continue reading