Tuesday, 28 October 2008

They took the idols and smashed them, the Fairbankses, the Gilberts, the Valentinos! And who've we got now? Some nobodies!





What Becomes a Legend Most: The Blackglama Story





What becomes a legend most? One of the most memorable fashion advertising campaigns, ever. Launched in 1968, the ads for Blackglama furs answered the question with photographs of legends wrapped in mink. Shot by Richard Avedon and, after 1972, Bill King.

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5 comments:

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

We didn't need dialog. We had FACES.

The House of Beauty and Culture said...

I *am* big. It's the *pictures* that got small.

Ms. Wis./Each Little World said...

I've been seeing the new versions of the ads but I must be really out of it because I've seen two and did not recognize either woman ....

The House of Beauty and Culture said...

Ms. W - today's definition of Legend is rather feeble. I ask you, Elisabeth Hurley ?

none said...

You are right about "Boys in the Band." I'm proud of that play, and proud to claim it as part of my culture. Thanks for posting this.