Ana Lee
August 28, 2011 11:51 AM   Subscribe

Ana Lee's fashion blog is in Russian but with its insane number of HQ photographs [don't forget to click the "далее"], you won't care. For example, her two posts about Carol Alt almost certainly comprise the greatest documentation of that model's career to be found anywhere in the world.
posted by Trurl (6 comments total) 21 users marked this as a favorite
Perfect post-Irene perusing. Yards of wonderful photographs, heaps of yummy nostalgia. I do really love the Russians' use of Live Journal. There are amazing treasures to be found there and this is just such a one.

Lots to savor. I like the silhouettes and love this totally 80's video.

Classic 80's model, I never knew or cared much about Carol Alt. Heard her name but it went in one synapse and out the other. Looking through this collection of pics I realize how the visuals were sort of like 80's wallpaper that had become part of the culture of the time, like Sidney Sheldon novels. the 8-'s were so over the top in fashion. the huge jewelry and hair, the kitsch, the shoulder pads! I like seeing unphotoshopped fashion pics too.

Thanks for the fun post Trurl.
posted by nickyskye at 12:53 PM on August 28, 2011 [1 favorite]

This is not helping me cure my addiction to Christy Turlington.
posted by Ber at 2:51 PM on August 28, 2011 [2 favorites]

Ooo! Ooo! I totally sat next to Carol Alt once at an overpriced vegan cafe.

She had salad and an ice cream. I could only afford juice.
posted by hermitosis at 3:14 PM on August 28, 2011 [2 favorites]

There should be a category for Russian LiveJournal accounts that are almost obsessively-complete picture dumps of a particular theme, because I've seen this here more than once. (Not that I'm complaining, mind you; I'm especially taken by the "atomic housewives" post--I can remember seeing that trope over and over, of housewives that were pictured as impeccably coiffed and fashionably dressed as they shopped, cooked and cleaned (even while putting out a fire) in ads and cookbooks of that era.)
posted by Halloween Jack at 3:55 PM on August 28, 2011 [2 favorites]

I've seen this here more than once

That wouldn't surprise me, though it evaded my due-diligence search. Just about every post is FPP worthy.

Personal favorite: Costume & Fashion Source Books: The 1980s-1990s
posted by Trurl at 5:31 PM on August 28, 2011 [1 favorite]

i can not read, but nice photos
posted by bensairo at 8:52 PM on September 9, 2011

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