David Bowie meant so much to so many people but depending on who you ask will depend on the reasoning as to why. Here at Bijou and Vintage we are style and fashion obsessives and Bowie doesn’t stick to the usual parameters of era and period dress, he flits between and created a whole wave of gender neutral dress at a time when that wasn’t yet an openly done thing. Out of his many persona’s a favourite is hard to pick and many people focus in on Ziggy Stardust, notably Bowie’s most recognisable persona but in terms of accessible style we are going to focus in on the Thin White Duke with his debonair blazers, wide trousers and retro fedora.
Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood’s lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with Meryl Streep, both second only to Katharine Hepburn. Ingrid […]
(born Wong Liu Tsong, January 3, 1905 – February 3, 1961) •Was an American actress, considered to be the first Toisonese (Taishanese) Chinese American Hollywood movie stars, as well as the first Chinese American actress to gain international recognition.•Her long and varied career spanned silent film, sound film, television, stage, and radio.•Known for her roles […]
ROLAND MOURET neatly summed up our eternal fascination with Wallis Simpson when he said: “Love or hate her, the world is still obsessed by that woman.” Such is her legacy that some 25 years after her death (and seven decades since the King of England abdicated so he could marry the already-twice divorced Pennsylvanian) Her […]