Saturday, 15 February 2014

Put on your dancin' shoes and dance away the blues

So some of you may not be aware of this but I'm a HUGE Cliff Richard fan (when he was young of course)
When I was a child my mum recorded all of his films for me and we watched them on a Sunday.
Last time I was home we re-watched 'Summer Holiday' probably his most famous film and having seen how beautiful the costumes are I thought I'd share the following clips.
there doesnt seem to be any pictures from the film online and trying to make screen grabs just made everything blurry, but with the videos you get the added bonus of the songs too.
This clip is where they first meet girl band 'the Do Rey Me's' all of whom has great hair and costumes throughout!
In a beatnik club, the girls all have amazing capri pants on and can we take a minute to appreciate Steve's tight white trousers? hello!
Just after Barbara is revealed as a girl she wears the most perfect low back candy striped sundress.
Hours have been lost searching ebay for a similar sundress. Cliff looks really handsome here too.
my favourite part of the film is where they go waltzing! everyone of the girls has the most dream worthy dress on with matching shoes and gorgeous hair styles! where are these dresses now?
I'd hate to imagine what I'd be willing to do to get my paws on the orange floral and the olive green beauties!
this is a long one but the only clip I could find, skip to about 3 minutes to see some more drool worthy early 60s cotton sundresses! (also Cliff in a fishnet T-shirt is a bizarrely attractive sight and my boys most loathed scene ;) )

if anyone knows where a gal could get her mitts on dresses like this please let me know!

I might do another post on the Cliff film 'wonderful life' because the costumes in that are just as stunning!

Love Hollie xx