During the pin-up era of the 50′s and 60′s, Pepsi communicated using these beautifully illustrated print ads with slogans such as ‘The Sociables Prefer Pepsi’, ‘Pespi-Cola Refresh without Filling’, ‘The Fine art of Staying Lovely’… I’m sure you will enjoy these prints as much as I do.
Listen to “Ecstatic Dancer” here BUY HERE Casting a line of exoticism into a pool of vibratos, David Best, Matt Hainsby, Steve Lewis and Lee Adams of Fujiya & Miyagi are at it again. It is nearly sinful to cover Fujiya & Miyagi releases more than an hour past release, but embarrassing not to at all. Soundwaves [...]
Some more Pin-up Love! Handiedan’s mixed media artworks are delicate cut & paste mixtures wrapped in contemporary antiquity. “She meticulously combines classic pin-ups and movie images with paint, ink, yellowed sheet music, old fashioned playing cards, money, stamps, Chinese papers, old wood, rusted metal and doodles as a
In our favorite Pin-up illustrator serie, here is Gil Elvgren (1914-1980). Elvgren has joined the ranks of George Petty and Enoch Bolles as one of the premiere American pin-up artists. His heroines are often caught in humorous but distressing situations. Too bad that nowadays the garter-belt is not as much as popular…
You know we love Pin-ups ( especially me ! ) and when an editorial uses it as theme (and it looks nice) I have to post it. Here is a preview of the upcoming V Magazine #62
Wow, how amazingly inspirational are the curvy Pin-ups of George Petty ! He was one of the top “cheesecake” illustrators of the 30s and 40s. He began his career with a series of cartoons featuring beautiful girls and their far from handsome beaus.
s there a Trend Spotting on the 1950′s era !? Think Stewardess, Nautical and Pin-ups… Looks like it, right ! We have been felling this Trend for a while now, and it start happening more and more… Look at the Tim Walker shoot of Lily Donaldson for Vogue UK in March[...]
While surfing the net I found an amazing compilation of photographs of celebrities shot as Pin-Ups. There was no information on the photographers and at first I thought it may have been one pin-up editorial, but after looking although through it you could recognize that there was a great distinction in style and light of the photography. The commonality was in the trend of shooting these onscreen icons as sexy 50′s pin-ups to allude to…
American Pop Artist, Mel Ramos is famous for his 1960′s paintings of Pin-up calendars and magazines , I Love his series on the Pin-up, its just Amazing!! [little parentheses Pin-ups are arriving strong as a Trend in Fashion Inspiration boards]. His work is humorous as he often poses the women with [...]