Tag: Modesty Blaise

The 10 Most Purrrfect Catsuits of the 1960s

Ever since Musidora slinked across the silver screen in her black zentai in 1915, the catsuit has become somewhat of a cinema (and later television) fashion standard. Every Apache criminal, jewel thief, secret agent, masked superheroine, motorcycle badass and space cadet worth her salt seems to own a minimum of one, if

The 10 Most Badass Women of the 1960s

A humble nod to my favorite heroines (and anti-heroines) of the 1960s, with a comprehensive list of their many skills, weapons and gadgets. Please contact me if I’ve missed anything, as this is a work in progress.   10 Agent 99 (Get Smart, 1965-70)     Skills Accomplished dancer, singer, violinist

Get the Look: Modesty Blaise

Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida, Claudia Cardinale – Italy has produced more than its fair share of voluptuous, cat-eyed bombshells. But there is one Italian beauty who often gets overlooked, especially outside continental Europe – the elegant and delightfully angular Monica Vitti. The first time I saw Vitti on film was

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