Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Thumbing through the latest issue of Vogue (and yes, I do look at that magazine occasionally), I noticed a Bebe model with a familiar hairstyle. I went to the Internet and sure enough, here's the inspiration, movie star Veronica Lake.Veronica Lake died in 1973. Her movie career crashed years before and as I recall reading at the time, she ended up working as a maid before her death. Beauty fades, and it's always good to have a skill to fall back on.
The movie star portraits from the 1940s of Veronica are beautiful. The modern Vogue pictures are trying for that look. I just wonder how many people of today would even remember there was once a sultry and beautiful movie star with "peekaboo bangs" named Veronica Lake.
Ciao for now.