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. Fashion is part of FIP history. Many from the Fashion world found their way to the Pines and got involved in the community.

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                                                  1970.

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

                                                  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 McKuen on left.

 

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 Actor, comedian and puppeteer Wayland Flowers Madam is mistress of ceremonies.

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                                              1978.

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Barbara Ross, who with her husband owned the yacht called “Barbara”, and of Ross Bicycles was a big supporter of the Pines and donated bicycles to every fundraiser.

 

Barbara Ross 1978

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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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                                           1979.

Fashions of the Pines 1979

Jane Kipness was the mastermind behind the Fashion shows.

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  Model Pat Cleveland on the cover.

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