Monday, May 10, 2010

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg was a musical from 1964. Its about a 2o year old auto mechanic, Guy, and a 17 year old Geneviève Emery, who fall in love but are faced with many obstacles. On the night before Guy has to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She turns out to be pregnant and has to make a difficult decision, wait for Guys return, or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.
Even though this is a good story, my favorite part is the style of dressing. I love the girly dresses, the bold colors, and the hair filled with volume.












6 comments:

  1. i adore the gorgeous vintage pieces here, sooo cutesy and inspiring!

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  2. i think people used to dress so much more sophisticated back then!! now everyone goes either trashy or somewhere there haha! lovely pics x

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  3. I've never hear of this film before, I'll see if I can rent it this weekend :)

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  4. i love this movie. and catherine deneuve...perfection! i should actually watch this again, it's been awhile. thanks for reminding me!

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  5. these outfits are to die for. great inspiration!

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