Sylvie Vartan reading guidebooks and browsing postcards in Paris, c.1964.
Vartan was one of the first rock girls in France. Before her, it was not common for a French pop artist to sing and dance at the same time. Vartan was the most productive and active of the yé-yé girls; and her rock-and-roll voice and rhythms made her the toughest-sounding of those
Veronica Lake with magazines in a tailored suit and hat Lake’s breakthrough role was in the 1941 war drama I Wanted Wings. The film was a major hit in which Lake played the second female lead. It was during the filming of I Wanted Wings that Lake developed her signature look. Lake’s long blonde hair accidentally fell over her right eye during a take and created a “peek-a-boo” effect. The hairstyle became Lake’s trademark and was widely copied by women
Twiggy by Richard Avedon for Vogue, August 1967