Fashion Flashback: Studio 54

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Studio 54Located at 254 West on 54th Street in Manhattan Studio 54 opened it’s doors on April 26, 1977. Among the many celebrities present during opening night were Mick Jagger, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Hall, Diana Vreeland, Halston, Brooke Shields, Debbie Harry, Robin Leach, Donald and Ivana Trump and newly engaged Rick Hilton and Kathy Richards. Hordes scrambled to gain entry but only a few got past the door. Some celebrities, including Warren Beatty, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Henry Winkler, Cher, and Frank Sinatra were unable to get in.

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Bianca-Jagger-celebrated-her-birthday-Studio-54A week after the opening, Bianca Jagger celebrated her 27th birthday party at the club.She entered riding in on a white horse led by a footman wearing a tuxedo painted onto his body

Olivia Newton John & John Travolta, 1978Olivia Newton John & John Travolta, 1978

Diana Ross Studio 54Diana Ross, 1980

Elton John, Lana Hamilton and Rod Stewart, 1978Elton John, Lana Hamilton and Rod Stewart, 1978

Diana Ross Studio 54Diana Ross shaking it on the dance floor, 1979

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Drew Barrymore Studio 54Drew Barrymore

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Bill Murray and Gilda Radner, dancing together at the 1978 Valentine’s Day ballBill Murray and Gilda Radner, dancing together at the 1978 Valentine’s Day ball

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Studio 54 NYEOne New Year’s Eve celebration saw the dance floor covered with four feet of glitter, owner Ian Schrager described it like “standing on stardust”

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Jerry Hall Studio 54 Jerry Hall belting out a tune

Lauren Hutton Studio 54Lauren Hutton

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Pat Cleveland & Jerry HallPat Cleveland & Jerry Hall

Diane von Furstenberg Studio 54Diane von Furstenberg

Brooke Shields and Michael Jackson Studio 54 Brooke Shields and Michael Jackson

Studio 54As a rule, the ticket for admission was an outstanding outfit. Only an enviable sense of style could sway the infamously selective doormen

Grace Jones Studio 54Groovy Grace Jones 1978

Elton John and Diana RossElton John and Diana Ross

Brooke Shields Studio 54 1979Brooke Shields getting down 1979

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Jerry Hall & Mick Jagger leaving Studio 54, 1979Jerry Hall & Mick Jagger leaving Studio 54, 1979

Studio 54 NYE

Happy New Year from Josie Stardust!

Party like its 1979 xx

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Top 20 Vintage Christmas Covers

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To celebrate the festive season we look back on the best Christmas magazine covers from the 30’s to the noughties…

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d5b343b53916b6609e481643f56e218bVogue, 1940

ff78ae048ffc7c2d8424497e7fb0b5b3Dorian Leigh and Ray Bolger for Vogue by Irving Penn, 1946

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eef84d32e3b5ed02bd47ae15d627d732Jean Patchett for Esquire, 1954

vogue-dec-56Vogue, 1956

1c9d7367f8af41d10b5c1175d1c3de20TV Guide, 1957

0ee9022fe7999ceb16ea335002b86b76Holiday ,1958

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Vogue-December1966-David-Bailey_btTwiggy by David Bailey, 1966

d921ee99347adfeb415129673dbad799Twiggy for Vogue, 1974

fa3f4f6b6a6147c9b4c5b1e0f2815121Twiggy on the cover of Harpers & Queen, 1973

46a583fbcd408749b960df8afc48e34cMarvin Gaye for Jet, 1976

594124776ded0ba1ac08988b1e7fa1b0Farrah Fawcett for Playboy, 1978

d7b917628f1a9f1a19cf8d85bfaff1b9Joan Collins for Playboy, 1983

4558a341c638ba742f3cd9a2c79f1407Kate Moss by Patrick Demarchelier for Harper’s Bazaar, 1992

12_2002_btElton John and Liz Hurley for Vogue, 2002

Merry Christmas from Josie Stardust

Fashion Flashback: The Red Dress

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From deep ruby to bold crimson, there’s nothing like a dashing scarlet dress to create wow factor during the Christmas party season. We take a look at this head turning fashion statement thought the ages – from pretty woman to a real life princess. Time to get inspired!

b11aae2f98d4ac05aa6543bd83cedc59Jean Harlow, 1930’s

e804ee59ad5cd94642d073a10ec15d72Lana Turner, 1940s

a0cab1b41bc8968f16a7e3b38995a019Gene Tierney, 1940s

1e98efed9ff9a234371fe75f2456b7c3-1Loretta Young, 1940s

f684ef4bdfb5478caa3585d6a8a4f318Cyd Charisse in Bandwagon, 1953

ed524b6757dbcf1271f657f80acf8012Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953

3e4918936fd8327bf37e351a6975da34Brigitte Bardot in a Dior gown before attending a ball, 1957

2cd79bb319196dd1cb94b18b3843de7aAudrey Hepburn Funny Face, 1957

7bb6e0a652b32fbd76403bb95e48559eSophia Loren, 1950s

ca05aefea27a027ca9ab8ddb77b65918Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, 1950s

bf89ee2f4adeba1f519110a4aca1b43cAnita Ekberg, 1950s

120049221c8fbb88a80b5bd2d546afcbAudrey in Givenchy, photo by Richard Avedon for Harper’s Bazaar 1962

84bb43eee4438c53af0d9338827a66a2Bianca Jagger at Studio 54, 1970s

0bcd503cbf15b81ef6f9b41acfe50355Diana Ross in Bob Mackie, 1970s

9ab667624a67f7feead5002e77d4a15eFarrah Fawcett, 1970s

966da4380b32e5964dd5b6c64f1f2335Princess Diana, 1980’s

1d7d1b00dbcc3b822faa1eaa29ba052aMadonna in La Isla Bonita clip, 1987

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38ac78196bb02504829593952e6dc790-1Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman, 1990

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Vintage In Focus: Versace

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 “I don’t understand those who are professionally cultured. I like pop culture, the culture that doesn’t need to show off.” Gianni Versace

Here we celebrate our favourite Versace campaigns of the 80s – 90s. Viva Versace x

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Gianni and Dontella, pictured here at the beginning of their fashion careers in the ’70s

Brooke Shields by Avedon for Versace, 1980Brooke Shields in Versace by Richard Avedon, 1980

Brooke Shields by Richard Avedon for Versace, 1980

Christy Turlington for Versace Spring 1987 by Richard Avedon

Christy Turlington for Versace Spring 1987 by Richard Avedon

Cindy Crawford & Christy Turlington for Versace Spring 1987 by Richard Avedon

Cindy Crawford for Versace Spring 1987 by Richard Avedon

Talisa Soto, Versace Fall 1989

Talisa Soto, Versace Fall 1989

Cindy Crawford shot by Herb Ritts, Versace Fall 1990

Cindy Crawford shot by Herb Ritts, Versace Fall 1990

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The Supers, 1990

Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington, Versace Fall 1991

Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington, Versace Fall 1991

 

Linda Evangelista shot by Irving Penn, Versace Spring 1992

Linda Evangelista shot by Irving Penn, Versace Spring 1992

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 Richard Avedon, 1993

Kate Moss, Shalom Harlow & Aya ThorGren for Versace´s spring:summer 1993 by AvedonKate Moss & Aya ThorGren for Versace´s spring:summer 1993 by Avedon

Kate Moss & Aya ThorGren for Versace´s spring/summer 1993 by Richard Avedon

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Namoi & Christy 90’s Versace

Versace s:s 1994- Carla Bruni, Lucie De La Falaise, Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Yasmeen Ghauri & Helena Christensen

Versace 1994, Carla Bruni, Lucie De La Falaise, Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Yasmeen Ghauri & Helena Christensen

Cindy Crawford for Versace Fall 1994 by Richard Avedon

Cindy Crawford for Versace Fall 1994 by Richard Avedon

Versace Jeans Couture Spring 1995

Versace Jeans Couture Spring 1995

Sylvester Stallone and Claudia Schiffer (as Adam and Eve, of course) shot by Richard Avedon, Versace Home 1995

Sylvester Stallone and Claudia Schiffer shot by Richard Avedon, Versace Home 1995

Richard Avedon for Versace, 1995Kristen McMenamy & Nadja Auermann by Richard Avedon 1995

Kristen McMenamy & Nadja Auermann by Richard Avedon 1995

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The Supers in Versace by Peter Lindbergh for the September issue of Vogue, 1991