The Fashion Group Moon Photos – 1969

Posted by on Jul 20, 2019 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

The Fashion Group Moon Photos - 1969

Photo: June Sauer. Collage

Ah, nostalgia. Some of the space age fashion and hair photos from The Fashion Group Montreal Press Release. In 1969. The Year Americans landed on the Moon. Which became the theme of the Press Release showcasing Montreal’s leading fashion designers at the time. (Apologies, The Press Release is lost in my vast Archive. When I find the Press Release, I will credit all.) As well as art directing the photos, I also did the PR for the Fashion Group in Montreal,  who produced the Fashion Show and  Ball of the Year.   For more photos and more of the story  in an Album  archived on this website, CLICK HERE

Hair by Peter Sant, La Coupe Montreal, 1969 … Makeup: Electa, Electa & Corrado … Models Left Monica Clayton, Right: Ulla Moreland … Photos: June Sauer … Photos Art Directed by Helen Oppenheim for The Fashion Group Montreal, 1969


’60s Space-Age Hair Orbits Again – 2016

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

'60s Space-Age Hair Orbits Again – 2016

Photo: © Bob Fisher, ARB

TREND ALERT.  Gucci have a similar style to this in their current ad campaign. I first posted on the trend in early in 2015. Which leads me to think something similar to this very popular hair shape from the late ’60s could well return. This version was by Charles Booth, of La Coupe in 1969. We called it The Orbit and it was inspired by the 1969 US Landing on on the Moon. Face on, the space-age hair style was just a cap of hair, with a heavy round smooth fringe rising up to a soft point in the middle of the forehead. It was cut right from the crown and the hair orbited all around. The cap graduated to a long, wide “V’ on both sides. For more, an anecdote, another version, click HERE

Hair: Charles Booth, La Coupe, Montreal … Model: Keitha McLean, Fashion Beauty Editor, The Montreal Star … Photo: Bob Fisher, ARB