Monday Morning Photo

barbarella

An image of Jane Fonda is probably the best way to start the week…especially if it’s of her as the title role of the iconic 1968 movie, Barbarella. The movie spawned a great deal of sexy sci-fi friendly inspiration for the fashion world.

We are posting an image from the movie with another intention: to celebrate the late Dino De Laurentiis‘s birthday (which is today). In addition to Barbarella, the extraordinary Italian film producer gave us a mix of popcorn-friendly fare and thoughtful cinema such as Serpico, Three Days Of The Condor, Conan The Barbarian, Dune, Blue Velvet, and, of course, the Academy Award-winning La Strada.

…but still, we can’t get enough of Barbarella. It’s campy, funky, seducing and, just plain fun:


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