May 23, 2008

Most of you have probably already recognized this Dark Angel from her photo but for those of you who are unfamiliar with her portfolio, say hello to Miss Bettie Page.

She was a model who became famous in the 1950's for her fetish and pin up photography. Page even did her her own make up, hair and created her own attire for her pin ups. Now thats crafty. Only 10 years after her career began she decided to end it, though she was still in demand. Many factors contributed to this decision, including stalking incidents, but theres not a photo taken that shes ever regretted.

So far Bettie has been married and divorced a whooping three times during her life and although she now lives in a seniors home, don't count her out just yet. She may be in her mid 80's but shes still a gorgeous lady!

Her classy style is just one of the reasons her image keeps coming back as a trend time and time again. Her cult following is responsible for such necklaces as this one from HushHush's Etsy shop.


For a more in depth Bio on Bettie Page you can visit this tribute site: www.geekbutchic.com

6 comments:

ABreathOfFrenchAir said...

Nice article! I voted on your poll too...I hate scary movies!

JulieAnnA said...

my friend is obsessed with bettie page.

what a babe! :]

designs by bonzie said...

What a fab blog! LOVE IT! I just discovered yours after you left an awesome comment in mine too!

thanks so much, Im adding your link to my blogs I lurve!

x
Bonzie

HEALTH NUT WANNABEE MOM said...

I never realized all this about her. I had seen a few of her photos but that was it. great post.

Joy De Vivre Design said...

Great blog. Bettie Page was so pretty. That is sad she had to end her career because of stalkers. I didn't know that.

BillyWarhol said...

wow*

Hellooooooooooooo*

;))