Friday, May 22, 2009

Betty Ditches Don for Memorial Day Picnic with New Family

Maybe if Don traded in those skinny ties for a bit more gingham, Betty Draper would be a bit more happy...  


...then again, maybe not.

(An undated "Picnic Story" from the LIFE Archive that just drips Mad Men; shot by Leonard Mccombe).

9 comments:

An Aesthete's Lament said...

Fab blue-and-white dress. Must you copy it forthwith?

me melodia said...

more story time HH!

Shay said...

you crack me up! These are wonderful, I'd wear it all right now...

Pitboss12 said...

That is so cooool.

Scott Fazzini said...

Fantastic post! What I would give to be in Betty's sad petite shoes!

Style Court said...

I'm sending this to my friend Mary Laura. She's looks just like Betty Draper but with a warmer disposition. Thanks for posting it.

GrannySmithGreen said...

Love it HH!

The Wanderers' Daughter said...

It certainly does. Squint your eyes and that's Birdie. I love her melancholy in the last shot...wondering how she ended up with a five-year-old at 22. Sigh.

Bibby's Rocket said...

"Hey, honey, let's just set up the grill right here!"