Thursday, July 24

It's a Mod, Mod, Mod, Mod World.

I'm almost afraid to let y'all know I grew up watching Goldie Hawn shake her tattooed bod on TV's Laugh-In. Oh, how I loved that show! And, I owned a Twiggy doll that I completely worshiped and dressed and redressed to the nines. So today, I thought it might be fun to 'sock it to ya'...a little mad, mod love. 1960's British flair popping with bright colors and a free-wheeling, innocent spirit. I went mod hunting on etsy, and here's the swinging stuff I found.

Clockwise from left to right: Twiggy Print from mycharliegirl; Union Jack Pillow from karenhiltondesigns; Glass Blown Pears from Revo; Flower Clock from clockgirlkelly; Salt & Peppers from peacockmodern; and Mod Too Pillow from ElizaLeigh.


Clockwise from left to right: Giclee Print from Jennski; Switchplate from funkychickendesign; Vintage Mug from moxiethrift; Double Sided Vivienne Beehive Print from Mattart; Chair Silhouette Card from annechovie; Mikasa Trellis Tray from :: nice ::; and center, Porcelain Glove Molds from bluebellbazaar.

21 comments:

porter hovey said...

Totally in love with the union jack pillow!! It's just a great statement!!!

karina said...

Great finds!!!
I grew up watching soap operas(latin girl), shame on me.
But some of the actresses I remember where very stylish and later they became serious actresses, shame on me anyway!

Cartolina said...

I think I'm from the same era Victoria - but I grew up in the UK. My friends and I all had the Biba Cosmetics poster on our bedroom wall - the twiggy like girl with the enormous black false eyelashes....anyone else have that?

Nathalie said...

oh i looove the glass pears !!

sterin said...

Great post! Love the mod color combos, especially the avocado green and orange... Is something wrong with me?

janis said...

Funny, I was just thinking about the 60's and my favorite dress when I was five years old - I called it my "go-go" dress. I thought I was so mod!

just jody said...

don't forget the paper dresses!

Dizzy said...

Love the colours! especially the union jack cushion.

daisy janie said...

Great finds! Everything here is fabulous!!!

steven mcvay said...

hello from london..just wanted to boast really, that i once had lunch in a pub in london next to twiggy and her daughter...i watched them so much my own food went cold...oh and i work about 30 seconds away from where all the mod movement started..carnaby street..you would love it..
i love your blog..its a daily treat..
xx

koria said...

Hi there! I just received your awesome grey Keep Calm and Carry On poster (via Etsy). It's perfect!! Thanks!

curious girl (lisa) said...

great nod to the mod!

Angelia said...

Your a girl after my own heart. I grew up with those designs as well, and still have a great love for that mod style.

EB said...

Look THAT up in your Funk and Wagnalls!

Ashley L. said...

i love those glass blown pears! what a fun post! great idea and very nice presentation! :)

Shakespere said...

Hi. I enjoyed reading your blog. It is very interesting.

collagecafe said...

OMG! I had a Twiggy Doll too. I forgot all about it until you mentioned it. I was in grade school during the 60's. I also had a Mrs. Beasley and a Chrissy doll! Wow, memories! Stacey (in Morgan Hill, CA)

Topsy Turvy said...

I grew up with Twiggy as a style icon. Did you catch her guest judging on America's Top Model? She was wonderful, so natural and down to earth. My favorite of all of them.
Models don't seem to grow like that these days!
-Lana

Erin said...

Thanks for the great hit of nostalgia. I've been in a nostalgic mood lately, really liking the wardrobe and sets of Swingtown (tv show) and just rented Mad Men (ad men of the sixty's). I love those glass pears, too.

Eliza (of ElizaLeigh) said...

Hi! Thanks for the mention! What a great collection. I love this blog, too. You are now a daily read for me!

Jessica said...

Just had to say I grew up watching Laugh-In reruns! I wish they stilled aired, sigh. Seen Goldie in Cactus Flower? She's great!