How to be a ’70s Dream Queen - Retro Realness

January 16, 2017


Pamela Des Barres is one of the most famous groupies in history, known for her relationships with the likes of Mick Jagger and Jimmy Page. But outside of her infamous affairs, Des Barres also moonlighted as an unofficial stylist to the rock stars she hung around, and allegedly taught Alice Cooper how to do his makeup and made shirts for Jimmy Page. She was also the inspiration for Penny Lane in Almost Famous, so picture that kind of rock-meets-hippie girl with flowers in her hair, flowing dresses, and a full-on free-spirited attitude.



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