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Miss T is a huge fan of Clara Bow & with the arrival of her flapper wig, we just had to play! This is what we came up with…enjoy!

Clara Gordon Bow (July 29, 1907 – September 27, 1965) was an American actress and sex symbol, who rose to fame in the silent film era of the 1920s. Clara was renowned for her sexual magnetism and became known around the world as “The It girl”, where “It” was commonly understood to mean sex appeal. Though she had terrible self-esteem and was painfully shy, she is known as the the quintessential flapper.

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pinup, vintage, bow, glamour, siren, wig, flapper, clara, old, white, black, retro

Comments

  • Paul Vanzella
    Paul Vanzellaalmost 6 years ago

    This is actually incredibly stunning, exciting and so damn stylish – wow – what a shot… melting here!

  • I knew you would be the first to comment and say something that definitely put a massive smile on my face. Super proud of this shot!

    – Paula Delley

  • Peter Evans
    Peter Evansalmost 6 years ago

    Excellent work Paula, you have everything about the era’s imagery spot on.

  • artypants
    artypantsalmost 6 years ago

    Gorgeous gorgeous, now where did you get that wig??!!!
    I need one for my collection :)))

  • Miss T got it from ebay :)

    – Paula Delley

  • photosbylefty
    photosbyleftyalmost 6 years ago

    wow, just absolutely stunning, everything about this shot is gorgeous, especially the model, perfect shot in every aspect!

  • Thanks John :)

    – Paula Delley

  • Gendo
    Gendoalmost 6 years ago

    oh you girls – give me such happy times

  • Oh Rhys! Funny thing, I said to Teer on msn: “Where is Rhys when you need him?” because I can’t decide on the exhibition photo of her now!! OH THE DRAMA!! Hhaha… help. please!

    – Paula Delley

  • Scott Ruhs
    Scott Ruhsalmost 6 years ago

    What great classic look in this image. It’s like a Hollywood promo shot for a 1940’s movie star.

  • This is a quick edit because I was so happy with the outcome, but I think later on I might make it a bit more 20s to suit that era of Clara Bow

    – Paula Delley

  • Alf Caruana
    Alf Caruanaalmost 6 years ago

    a classic shot Paula and very elegant

  • Cheers Alf!

    – Paula Delley

  • David Harris
    David Harrisalmost 6 years ago

    Wow!!! Stunning and beautiful! My kind of woman! Great work!

  • Sorry David, she’s taken ;) Hehe..

    – Paula Delley

  • aglaia b
    aglaia balmost 6 years ago

    the it girl indeed.
    congratulations to both of you!
    this is so divine! :-) xox

  • Barssel
    Barsselalmost 6 years ago

    Marvelous……………………….well done

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