Sunday, July 27, 2008
Most folks think of Merchant/Ivory films
or any movie with Queen in the title......for costume dramas and comedies....whether you like the plot, the acting, the stars...or just peeking in for the clothes.....I'm loving 70s era Swingtown on CBS Thursday nites tho it's rumored to be moving to Fridays.
The Clothes!! The costumers and set dressers got the era pretty darn right on... from the cars to the video cams to the furniture to the......It looks like a page or 10 right outta Better Homes and Gardens circa 1977.
Check out this set of photos at CBS.com....and of course you can watch the show online.....
Here's a favorite I have on auction right now...... that looks a lot like the green dress Trina is wearing.....this purple one is a Zum Zum....a label you probably know from the OTT 80s party and prom dresses........ (click the pic!)
and another great label -- Young Edwardian designer Sue Wong.....
(click the pic!)
I'm going through a 70s fetish phase right now.....some of those clothes were just so delightful....they got sexy, and practical all together in one big fashion decade!
Lots of 30s and 40s influence came back big time ~~~
These patterns are up for Buy it now or auction.....
Oh,disagree? Well me too.....go here and here....for a big Laugh Riot !