Category: 1960s fashion

Happy Birthday, Goldie Hawn, who turns 74 today!

The beautiful and talented Dame Diana Rigg, circa 1969.

Steve McQueen and Jud Taylor from the 1963 classic film “The Great Escape.”

“Getting Ready” with the intoxicating SVW Calendar Girl Miss Lucero Gutierrez wearing a rare 18k “50 Million” Elgin commemorative timepiece, designed in 1961 to mark the 50 millionth watch produced by Elgin. Featuring an unusual hinged lug case, gold-flashed mechanism and matching 18k buckle, only a few examples are known to exist.

Happiest of birthdays to Sir Paul McCartney, who turns 77 today!

Lesley Lawson, better known as “Twiggy,” was a widely popular English model in the mid 1960s. She was named “The Face of 1966” in the British newspaper the Daily Express and voted British Woman of the Year the same year. Her face was on every major fashion magazine of the time; her fame world-wide.

After her modeling career, Twiggy went on to enjoy a successful career on stage and screen. Recently she appeared on “America’s Next Top Model” and penned an autobiography “Twiggy in Black and White” in 1998. She continues to work in the fashion industry, appearing in advertisements in magazines and television.

Happy 89th birthday to an extraordinary man. Mr. Eastwood, you’re a personal hero of ours … thank you.

The Fab Four – John, Paul, George and Ringo – being their wonderful selves.

The Fab Four – John, Paul, George and Ringo – being their wonderful selves.

The sultry Ms. Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman in a movie still from “The Graduate” circa 1967. Mr. Hoffman is wearing a handsome black-dialed wrist watch with flexible lugs and one-piece strap.