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Raquel Welch in tree pose at home in the Central Park South apartment she shared with her then-husband, producer Andre Weinfeld. Photographed by JP Laffont, 1987.

Hard at work today… Kelly Emberg in Perry Ellis, photographed by Denis Piel for Vogue, January 1981.

Dreambabe Bettie Page (whose birthday would have been yesterday) photographed by Weegee, 1955.

The cover of the Environmental Action Newsletter, March 3rd 1970, announcing Earth Day. 🌍

Kim Alexis for Ultima II, from Harper’s Bazaar, June 1985. 🌈

The First Earth Day - Organisers Judy Moody and Denis Hayes on April 22, 1970. #earthday

Wise words this Earth Day from ‘The Last Whole Earth Catalog’, 1971. 🌍

A 1969 one room home in the Livermore Valley in Northern California, built from reclaimed wood from telephone poles and ship’s masts — the six main columns came from the old San Francisco Hall of Justice and support a sod roof. Photographed by Charles Milligan, c. 1978.


My dear friend Penny Slinger has an exhibition of her 1970s collages now up in Los Angeles at Blum & Poe — if you are in town go see it! ‘Resurrection’, 1977.

"To set your lips… His heart aflame… A simmering, exotic red… Electric as a thrill… Irresistible as a whirlpool…" Alexandra de Markoff "Red Hot" lipstick ad, illustrated by Hans Flato, 1944.

The stunning Pat Cleveland and Katen Bjornson modeling Halston for Playgirl, January 1974 - see the rest in my new post on @shrimptoncouture’s Curate today. @patcleveland

"Kayser is marvelous in bed. You can see why. The let’s-not-go-to-bed-angry outfit." Kayser-Roth Intimate Apparel ad, 1970.

Christy Turlington & lambs… Photographed by Mario Testino for Vogue UK, September 1992.

Easter view with tulips 💐 (at The Club At Turtle Bay)

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