The Peacock chair became the Emanuelle Chair In the 1970s. This throne-like chair with a massive back made of rattan, became a tool for being sexy after the release of the film and the poster-image for the rated X movie Emanuelle; in which the lead-actress Sylvia Kristel posed topless in such a chair. (She did that, or had to, for many years to come.) It became an iconic image associated with sensuality and/or plain sex. Anyone who posed in a Peacock chair became sensual in an instant. And so, it those days you will find images from Julio Iglesias to Brigitte Bardot in a Peacock chair. Amazing!
1976 Summer Fashion By Couture Designers 1976 Summer Fashion By Couture Designers. EMMANUELLE’ chez CHANEL: Dans un fauteuil en rotin, Sylvia Kristel, héroïne des deux ‘EMMANUELLE’, pose en studio, vêtue d’une robe longue en mousseline rose pâle dont le haut est surpiqué, parée d’un gilet à manche longues, en guipure blanche, rehaussée de motifs jaune d’or. Prise de vue de face sur fond orange vif. (Photo by Jean-Claude Deutsch/Paris Match via Getty Images)
Photo by Francis Giacobetti, 1974
PHOTO magazine may 2067, Photo by Francis Giacobetti, 1974
Exotic Morticia Addams Chair
For people who were old enough to watch TV in the 1960s: you know the chair probably as being linked to the The Addams Family tv series. Mom Morticia Addams sat in one all the time. If you were born in the early 1900’s the peacock chair would have an exotic connotation to it as well, For the first time western culture came in touch with Asian design and materials.There lies the origins of the peacock chair: to be specific in the Philippines.
Our Day is a good day when it becomes apparent to the world how important ‘fashion’ is. So yesterday we actually had a good one; thanks to the choice of footwear by the first lady of the USA. #shoegate
FLOTUS was wearing black patent reptile leather high heels by (supposedly) Manolo Blahnik. Nothing wrong with that, she always wears them, we hear you say. Well everything is wrong with that very poor desicion because she and her husband were visiting Corpus Christi in Texas, nearby the catastrophic situation caused by hurricane Harvey.
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The president and Mrs. Trump arriving in Corpus Christi, Tex., on Tuesday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times
Detail of Melania Trump’s Adidas shoes, left, and Donald Trump’s Nikes. REX Shutterstock
The pumps caused a frenzy on the internet, in fact her entire outfit became a thing of importance. The fact that she changed into another outfit in the plane didn’t came unnoticed either. You would think it is a futile thing to talk about her shoes during this disaster but it’s not. It is safe to assume that her clothes are picked out meticulously by a team of stylists, after all Melania Trump communicates more through appearance rather than speech. For a trip to a disaster area ‘they’ chose to communicate being cute before being concerned (or anything else, like being helpful for instance.) Ms Trump’s look was so out there, that it stole the news from the devastation hurricane Harvey left behind. Continue reading →
Mrs Kardashian-West is breaking the internet once again with her body. To be precise with an unretouched picture of her very large booty wrapped in tiny Dior swimwear. The world of celeb addicts (yours truly included) is fascinated by the size of her humongous, almost bare, behind. While examining her butt (and the astonishing hip – waist ratio) we also wondered if this is a vintage Dior bikini she’s wearing….. You must know that the designer at the house of Dior is sending a completely different type of woman/body-image into the world nowadays.(see images below)
kim kardashian in Dior in Spring 2017 (image via eonline.com)
via dior.com Autumn 2017 collection
Dior also broke the internet with these ‘we should all be feminists’ slogan t-shirts last year at the fashion week. (they will be for sale soon at a Dior shop near you). We would like to see Kim mixing vintage Dior with Dior’s new slogan tee; ideally a wet one! xoxo Mimi Berlin
Did you know that we have an international sex day? It’s on the 9th of JUne…Fun!
People sometimes ask of us; what is it that you do Mimi Berlin? You keep posting all kinds of images with all kinds of topics…. Well, we answer, we read these images. Equally important we edit them, not with Photoshop, but we like to combine images to create new visions or ideas.