Thursday, October 30, 2008

Recent Acquisitions...

The most adorable 60s flapper revival bookends by way of Japan:

These have been one of my most coveted vintage items for a million years, and I finally have a set to call my own!

Also shown, their doppelgänger statuette, one of my previous most coveted items in all of the world. Now I have three!

I always wonder if the artist who created these characters may have been inspired by some of the same late 60s and early 70s models that I love...

Probably the most striking resemblance is to Jean White, one of my all time favorites, often credited with everything from being one of the first models to start doing the 1930s look to singlehandedly changing the face of fashion in the 60s: