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The telephone has been a part of communication, photography, film and fashion for decades. Today we're looking at phone photos over on the Facebook page! Kicking off here with a delightfully campy romp on the phone with Jayne Mansfield. Come over to the FB page and chat! 











Audrey Hepburn at her wedding to Mel Ferrer, 1954



Joanna McCormick in yellow evening dress by Philip Hulitar, jewelry by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany, photo by Karen Radkai, Vogue, 1957




Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in "To Have and Have Not" 1944



Futuristic phone, 1928



"A Live Wire", Gil Evgren, 1937



London, 1963



Jerry Hall photographed by Norman Parkinson for Vogue, 1975


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For some light reading, May I sgusegt some of Mary Stewart’s romantic mystery novels of the late 1950’s early 1960’s. They are a lot of fun, fabulous European locations, such as Greece, South of France etc, and her heroines are so likaeble and stylish.Not drippy or sappy at all.Some titles are:“Madam, Will you Talk”“The Moonspinners”“My Brother Michael”“This Rough Magic”


If you are up for something very wliterry, might I recommend “Under the Net” by Iris Murdoch, which I just finished and it absolutely blew me away. She has a masterful way with language, her descriptions just fix you in a moment in this very precise way and nothing about the way she chooses words ever feels stale or familiar. Under the Net is a fun romp compared to some of her other darker material, and it takes place in this very stylish boho London of the 1950s. Next on my list, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” a mash up of Jane Austen’s classic, but with zombies…


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