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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Swimsuit Hood Ornaments

This morning I was looking online for swimsuit ornaments and really had no luck at all. I may end up having to make some. Something I did run across though was this fabulous photo.

Source: Life

Model Jean Littleton in a strapless swimsuit, posing as a hood ornament on the front of a new De Soto convertible on a rotating platform at the New York Coliseum auto show, 1956.

And just for comparison, here is a real hood ornament that was put out by Jantzen of the Jantzen Diving Girl.
Isn't she fun? If anyone has a source for me for swimsuit ornaments for my Christmas tree, I'd love to hear about it!

1 comment:

Darla: Retro Ways said...

Stunning photo I love how they used her as the hood ornament.

What a find that jantzen hood ornament is, what I would pay for one of those for my classic just stunning and so unique.