Fashion of the Pines 1970’s

Fashions of the Pines 1979

The 70’s arrive with a fashion show at the Sandpiper with groovy new styles.

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Like the Unsuit and the fur bathing suit.web1970 Fur bathing suit

Jane Kipness ( below)  wife of Broadway producer Joe Kipness was very involved with the Fashion show for many years.

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1972.

The fashions of Fire Island were going mainstream.

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                                      1975.

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The fashion shows were a benefit for the Pines Conservation Society.

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Model Pat Cleveland below participated in many shows.

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Model Pat Cleveland

 

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                                                 1977.

John Whyte bids with Poet/singer Rod McKueon on left.

 

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Wayland Flowers Madam is mistress of ceremonies.Madam mistress of ceromonies at FS 1977

 

1978.

In the news.

fas bBarbara Ross from the yacht called “Barbara”, and of Ross Bicycles was a big supporter of the Pines and donated bicycles to every fundraiser.

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The Fashion show was officially moved to the Botel pool. A runway over the pool was constructed by local craftsman for the show. Top Designers of the era took part donating goods as many residents worked for them.

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Many famous models of the time from the fashion runways as well as  Playgirl centerfolds and porno stars participated as show models. Like Gene Gordon below.

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Fashions of the Pines 1979

Jane Kipness was the mastermind behind the Fashion shows.

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