Model posing in crime illustration advertisement banned as too undignified for agency’s girls.
Photograph by Nina Leen, New York, July 1948
"…her images are packed with as much violence, sexual tension, and mystery as any David Lynch film. Her photos wouldn’t look out of place next to Cindy Sherman’s on a gallery wall. But, unlike Lynch or Sherman, Leen found tension in the real world, and her subjects weren’t actors—they were just everyday people living out their lives."
— James Pomerantz, The Surreal World of Nina Leen

Model posing in crime illustration advertisement banned as too undignified for agency’s girls.

Photograph by Nina Leen, New York, July 1948

"…her images are packed with as much violence, sexual tension, and mystery as any David Lynch film. Her photos wouldn’t look out of place next to Cindy Sherman’s on a gallery wall. But, unlike Lynch or Sherman, Leen found tension in the real world, and her subjects weren’t actors—they were just everyday people living out their lives."

— James Pomerantz, The Surreal World of Nina Leen




Yva Richard for Diana Slip Lingerie, 1930

Yva Richard for Diana Slip Lingerie, 1930




Jean Moral for Diana Slip Co., 1930

Jean Moral for Diana Slip Co., 1930




mapetitemelancolie:

Roger Schall- For Diana Slip Co Lingerie, 1933

see Also

mapetitemelancolie:

Roger Schall- For Diana Slip Co Lingerie, 1933

see Also




Wolford Publicity, Monte Carlo by Helmut Newton, Paris, 1995
Also

Wolford Publicity, Monte Carlo by Helmut Newton, Paris, 1995

Also




sighswhispers:



Lauren Hutton and cat model for Cerissa, the perfume by Revlon, 1977.

sighswhispers:

Lauren Hutton and cat model for Cerissa, the perfume by Revlon, 1977.




Photograph for Serge Lutens advertisement
From L’esprit de Serge Lutens : The Spirit of Beauty

Photograph for Serge Lutens advertisement

From L’esprit de Serge Lutens : The Spirit of Beauty




rrosehobart, themonkeyisyourfriend:


Animal And Bird Masks
Original Article

rrosehobartthemonkeyisyourfriend:

Animal And Bird Masks




mizenscen, noonesnemesis:

The Merry Widow Warners ad
Frances Pellegrini
1960

mizenscen, noonesnemesis:

The Merry Widow Warners ad

Frances Pellegrini

1960




Promotional product advertisement for Thriller - A Cruel Picture / They Call Her One Eye (Bo Arne Vibenius, 1974) 
(via nosex, hotmonsters)

Promotional product advertisement for Thriller - A Cruel Picture / They Call Her One Eye (Bo Arne Vibenius, 1974)

(via nosexhotmonsters)




Advertisement for Bryans hosiery by Salvador Dali, 1944
(From same series)

Advertisement for Bryans hosiery by Salvador Dali, 1944

(From same series)




realityayslum:

ACME News Press Wire Photo -  Chew Your Way to Beauty (Face Neck Muscle Exercise), 1934.

realityayslum:

ACME News Press Wire Photo -  Chew Your Way to Beauty (Face Neck Muscle Exercise), 1934.




hoodoothatvoodoo:

“Waist Cincher”, Lisa Fonssagrives, photo by Fernand Fonssagrives, New York, 1949

hoodoothatvoodoo:

“Waist Cincher”, Lisa Fonssagrives, photo by Fernand Fonssagrives, New York, 1949



hoodoothatvoodoo:

Advertisement for Chantelle Lingerie, 1958 
By Frank Horvat

hoodoothatvoodoo:

Advertisement for Chantelle Lingerie, 1958 

By Frank Horvat




kirgiakos:
Rene Magritte - Norine Advertisement Poster , c.1926

Magritte began designing posters and ads for Norine in 1924. Norine was run by a charismatic couple: the cultural and intellectual Paul-Gustave Van Hecke, who became a patron of Magritte’s art, and the grande couturière Honorine “Norine” Deschrijver. They established their couture business during World War I.

kirgiakos:

Rene Magritte - Norine Advertisement Poster , c.1926

Magritte began designing posters and ads for Norine in 1924. Norine was run by a charismatic couple: the cultural and intellectual Paul-Gustave Van Hecke, who became a patron of Magritte’s art, and the grande couturière Honorine “Norine” Deschrijver. They established their couture business during World War I.