Bicycle and 1943 British fashion design by Norman Hartnell
Just a nice picture taken from a Dutch 1950s ladies magazine. I found it while I was looking for bicycle ads in a pile of all kinds of magazines. “During the Second World War (1939–1945) Hartnell was subject to the same government trading and rationing restrictions as everyone else, the number of buttons, fastenings and even amount and components of embroideries were all calculated – and rationed. He joined the Home Guard and maintained his designing career with government sponsored…
Ray Bradbury Dies at 91 (Published 2012)
Ray Bradbury on a bike! Though he lived in Los Angeles, Bradbury never obtained a driver's license but relied on public transportation or his bicycle.
Oh hey, so, Vivienne Westwood Rides a Bike
"Hey, Viv!" She's read the gospel (she wrote it), and she knows that cycling in heels is The Only Way. Grande dame Vivienne Westwood (DBE) in her own designs, photographed by Alasdair McLellan for The Gentlewoman, Issue no. 9, Spring and Summer 2014. They say you should never meet your heroes. Impossibly mammoth expe