January 15, 2012

Happy January...


January is a month
Of cold and ice and sleet,
But don't you worry, brother,
We're turning on the heat!


I love this vintage calender insert painted by Peruvian pin-up artist Alberto Vargas. Dating from 1944, it certainly brightens up the post-christmas blues. Vargas was one of the best of his time, demonstrating a flawless technique usually with watercolours and air-brushing. 

The poem is great too, I've been trying to figure out why in place of the 15th there is a funny little squiggle. Any ideas? 

I can't quite believe this is my first post of 2012, I had a busy month back, moving house, with an unfortunate non-existent network connection whilst working lots over the festive retail period- has not left a great deal of time for posts. Lots more to come!

Happy January everyone! x



5 comments:

Mat said...

the 15 is funny isn't it, maybe it was made on the 15th and it's a nod to that. no idea though really

S.MILLI said...

Cute as.

Jumpo London said...

all images are really cool.
Ladies Jackets UK

Daven Thomas said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Mini Moroc said...

This post so pretty.
Girls Dresses

Archives