Put some color on: Vogue knitting pattern, 1960s

It’s funny and strange that there was smoking in 1960s knitting patterns. I’m amazed at how little people knew about it back then, and how popular it was with everyone, pregnant ladies included. Cigarette aside, this is a nice picture: cozy turtleneck sweater, long false lashes, the typical short haircut of the era… Lures you… Read More Put some color on: Vogue knitting pattern, 1960s

Put some color on: Eva Marie Saint by Philippe Halsman

Discovering the treasures of the past in a beautiful exercise. Since I’ve started Put some color on, I’ve (virtually) met some incredible photographers and style icons. Such is the case of Eva Marie Saint, Academy Award-winning actress most famous in the ’50s (now aged 89); and Philippe Halsman, a portrait photographer of the same time… Read More Put some color on: Eva Marie Saint by Philippe Halsman