January 14, 2012

A NEW YEAR'S FETE OF RAVISHING REDS




Today, February 19,  2015 the lunar New Year begins.  The YEAR OF THE SHEEP will be resplendent with every dazzling shade of red imaginable. 

Join film, fashion & frivolity in a preview of the festivities, with some great hues of rojas, rot, and rouges from the worlds of Film, Dance and  Vintage Cosmetic Print Ads.











Audrey Hepburn in scarlet Givenchy--at the Louvre, no less.  "Funny Face", 1957.






Dorian Leigh in a 1952 Revlon Ad for "Cherries in the Snow", the Red of the moment.






Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in the "naughty lady" dress from "Gone With the Wind". 1939.







Model Suzy Parker (younger sister of Dorian Leigh) in a 1950s or early 1960s Revlon "Red" Ad.







An artist's rendering of Joan Crawford in the Adrian designed bugle beaded red gown from the 1937 film, "The Bride Wore Red".









Sonia Rodriquez shows why she is a Principal Dancer in this "Spanish Fan" poster for "Don Quixote". 








One of the most popular fragrances of the 1990s:  RED by Giorgio, Beverly Hills.








From the largest and most successful production the National Ballet of Canada has ever presented:  The Red Queen, from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", 2011.






DVD cover for the 1984 movie "The Woman in Red" by Gene Wilder.  Kelly LeBrock starred as the beauty in floaty crimson.  







Dorian Leigh in a 1950s Vintage Revlon Print Ad for the hugely popular (still today) "Fire and Ice" shade of  Lipstick and Nail Lacquer.






HAPPY CHINESE (LUNAR) NEW YEAR!







MAY THE YEAR OF THE SHEEP BE A GREAT ONE!





8 comments:

  1. Love the red dresses, Scarlet O'Hara and Audrey Hepburn wore them so well.
    Are you impressed? Finally figured out how to leave a comment!! LOL

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    1. I am mighty impressed! Thanks. I had fun with this one.

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  2. Dazzling, Inge! Red is the boldest statement of all and you selected some of the most outstanding! Just gorgeous (as usual)! Good to have you back!

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  3. THESE ARE AWESOME PHOTOS GREAT PREVIEW.. LOVE . LOVE RED. YOUR WORK IS BEAUTIFUL... THANKS FOR SHAREING...

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  4. Thanks, I'll try to make it more interesting and fun!

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