Friday, January 10, 2014

Seeing Double

Just a quick little post. I haven't done one of these in a long while! This sparkly silver and dark purple little lurex number by Pierre Cardin was seen worn by two lovely ladies in the 1960's.

Here we have the wife of Tara Browne, the late heir to the Guinness fortune, Nicky, pictured with her husband in a spread for Men In Vogue in November, 1966. She's paired the mini dress with a cute chain belt. 

And below we have song bird Marianne in the same dress for a recorded television performance. She has paired it with silver shoes by Bally. 

Who do you think wore the dress better?
Personally I prefer the way that Nicky wore it. 
To me she looks just like she's ready to go out dancing.

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  1. I love this dress, so beautiful! xx

  2. ooh i think Marianne! i like her silver shoes and doe-eyed look. However Nicky's belt if pretty cool on its own!

  3. what a lovely dress it looks great on both ladies, but i have to admit i like marianne a bit more and also those silver shoes are great with it;)
    love and kiss,mary

  4. Oh Good Lord. Your blog is astounding.

  5. Oh this is such a great dress. I love the way Nicky wore it, that chain belt is great - she definitely looks like she's about to go out dancing! x

  6. personally i prefer maryanne's look but maybe that's because er pictures are in colour? Either way i love fashion from the 60s!

    Emmett - Hippie Lace

  7. I love them both. Can't decide! I'm not a big fan of sparkly dresses, but this might change my mind!