Besides being a brilliant style blog, Mrs. Blandings is written with a wit and humour that only an interminably interesting lady could possess. She also possesses a fair amount of good luck ~ Finding an original Flair Annual 1953 on a shelf too high for her to reach.
With a run of only 12 magazines over 2 years and a fiesty spirit of innovation, graphic artists and magazine folk still look to it for inspiration today. Read more about the visionary Flair creator and editor Fleur Cowles here. A write up on 2008 Paperdoll Convention Archive gives a good idea of the magazines as they were.
All above images thanks to Mrs. Blandings.
The dozen Flair cover images are thanks to Brilliant Asylum.