Discovered by Gosta Peterson

Mod Spirit It was 1966 and now the new English sensation was Twiggy, with her short blond hair and androgynous look.  Vidal Sassoon of London, who had cut Mary Quant’s hair, had just opened an ultra-modern salon in Manhattan. I discussed it with Eileen who was all for it. She made an appointment and SassoonContinue reading “Discovered by Gosta Peterson”

Paris in the 60s

  Modeling in Paris In the mid summer of 1966  I was an art student, studying fashion illustration in New York City. Because I was so tall and thin, people were constantly encouraging me to try to be a model. I did not think I had a chance, but after a slow start I wasContinue reading “Paris in the 60s”

Nystrom Paper Dolls

Gregg Nystrom is an artist living in Houston, TX. All his life he has been fascinated with drawing people, especially their faces. The movie stars from Hollywood and the beauties of the modeling industry particularly held his interest. From the silent stars of the 1920s to the modeling greats of the 1960s, they were allContinue reading “Nystrom Paper Dolls”