Sunday, 25 October 2015

Lejaby 1969

























                                                      






                                                         IMAGE CREDIT & LINKS
Image scanned for the Sweet Jane blog from Jours de France, April 26 1969, with thanks to Brad Jones. Artist uncredited. Read about the heritage of the Maison Lejaby Couture Lingerie & Swimwear brand founded in 1884 here. Discover more about the history of French Lingerie here.

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Seeing About Your Eyes 1965


Why do model girls have such lovely eyes? Because they know how to make them up. Now we're going to tell you the secrets of making eyes that everyone will notice. It doesn't matter what shape or size your eyes are - read on and discover what you don't know about making eyes into beautiful eyes....

Suggested products: Rimmel Cake Eye-Liner (1s. 9d.), Leichner White Stick Make-up (about 2s.), Gala Matte Eye Shadow (5s. 6d.), Eyelure Fake Lashes (from 9s. 6d.), Revlon Liquid Liner (9s. 6d.), Max Factor Liquid Liner (6s. 9d.), Max Factor Mascara (block 2s. 9d.), Outdoor Girl Eye Pencil (1s. 6d.).





                                                       IMAGE CREDIT & LINKS
All images scanned by Sweet Jane from RAVE magazine issue No.20 September 1965. Photographer uncredited. Model also uncredited. Discover more about Max Factor, the pioneer of modern cosmetics here. Read a fantastic review of Max Factor: The Man Who Changed the Faces of the World by John Updike for The New Yorker here. Vintage Max Factor tutorials here. Discover more about Eugène Rimmel founder of Rimmel London here. Read about Ludwig Leichner, founder of the Leichner Theatrical Make-up brand here. And finally, something more thought provoking on the subject of Seeing About Your Eyeshere and also here, plus The Importance of Staring out the Window here.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Tonia Advert 1971
















                                              IMAGE CREDIT & LINKS
Image scanned for the Sweet Jane blog from Jours De France, November 1971, with thanks to Brad Jones. Photographer uncredited. Advert designed by the Havas Conseil Agency. Discover more about the history of the Havas agency founded by Charles-Louis Havas in 1835 here. Read about the heritage of the Aigle footwear company founded in 1853 by Hiram Hutchinson here & also here. Discover more about Charles Goodyear, the inventor of vulcanized rubber here.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...