Cool People

I wasn’t the coolest teenager; let’s face it, I’m not the coolest adult. But I used to look at these pictures of cool people from years gone by and, not wish to be them, but admire their style and coolness. What does it mean to be cool, anyway? If you say it enough times, it begins to lose all meaning… which wasn’t its meaning in the first place. Cool. Cool. Cool.

These are seriously cool.

Who are you, Polly Magoo?
Who are you, Polly Magoo?
Fashion for Silver, 'Nova' 1966
Fashion for Silver, 'Nova' 1966

 Both from 1966, and both showing a strong aesthetic from the era. Look at these pictures whilst listening to this:

Then go and watch this:

I’ll never be this cool.

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