Feb 24, 2011

A little glamour with your cocktail?

With more than a touch of nostalgia, 
the new collection by Paule Ka 
has me gasping from the sheer beauty of it all...
And when combined with 
a mid century modern backdrop such as this....
well, what can a glamourous girl do but fall in love?
The ad campaign was shot at the Jorgenson-Mavis House,
designed in 1955 by Palm Beach society architect 
William F. Cody, at Rancho Mirage, California. 
It was one of the first "Desert Modernist" houses,
and was well-known as a party house with neighbours such as 
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz popping in for cocktails.


Gorgeous & all so very feminine. 
Any of these outfits tickle your fancy?

Jorgenson-Mavis house available for holiday rental: beaumonde villas.  

12 comments:

  1. Hi! Thanks for stopping by yesterday! I was quite excited to have a visitor from Australia. Your blog is delightful as well. I love the dresses! Perfect for spring!

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  2. Gorgeous cocktail dresses. I'm so ready for Spring so that i can don some beautiful dresses:-). Fab post! XX

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  3. We're so into that yellow of the armchairs right now. Gorgeous prickly succulents and cactus, bright blue sky, dry and stylish.... bring us our cocktails Jeeves!

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  4. I was not familiar with this collection - just beautiful - elegant, nostalgic and modern all at once. And of course love the classic house!!

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  5. That house is amazing! I adore it!

    And I am loving the chartreuse cocktail dress...

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  6. All so pretty, the first and the last are my favorites.
    Lovely post, congratulations.
    Hugs
    Tereza

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  7. super gorgeous! im loving this! xxo

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  8. Lovely images. I'm anxiously waiting to have some warmer days.

    P.S. Have a fantastic weekend.

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  9. What an amazing photospread!! I love your blog! Would you like to follow eachother? That way we can keep in touch :)

    -Grace

    http://www.theafeminada.blogspot.com

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  10. Stunning house and wonderful clothes, I am craving a warm enough climate to be glamorous in..

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  11. Fabulous Virginia! Just off to lose 10kgs. & grow 20cm.!
    Millie x

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  12. Seriously Virginia - I want every single one of those outfits, and the house to go with them. C

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