Saturday, January 31, 2015


"The girl with the sunny golden complexion might be just back from a month on the California coast. But not neccessarily. The fact is, she's using a sunny new make-up: '"Sheer Gold,"'  designed by Elizabeth Arden to glow against the new pale wools of a city spring."

Sheer Gold Pat-a-Creme make-up base.  Rouge and lipstick are a clear golden rose.  Powder, Invisible Veil 5 1/2.  Sheer  Gold eye shadow.  Brown mascara with "Light Brown eyebrow pencil above.

Gilt-fringed earrings by Napier

More on a golden theme. Dovima wears a gilt necklace by Frederick Mossell, know for his Egyptian revival pieces. The two piece cotton jersey swimsuit is designed by Givenchy for Jantzen. Her lipstick, "Frankly Red" by Barbara Gould.

Sheer Gold - New Midwinter Make-up
Harper's Bazaar January 1957
Photography: Richard Avedon

... all things femme fatale

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