It started innocently enough. In preparation for our launch of Don Dunstan, Intimacy and Liberty, we’ve been throwing some costume ideas around the office. Seventies, defs. This is the man who made those hot pink shorts so famous (see the book cover for proof). There’s also that mini yukata from his resignation. The paisley blazer at his 70th. Or whatever it is that’s going on here.
How would we ever live up to his sartorial standards?
And then our very own Michael Deves dug out this little gem:
The white Levis! The leather bag! The sandals! The setting! What a man!
This was promptly followed by Liz’s adorable schoolgirl photo from around the same time:
If I had that blue dress, I would wear it every day – just by the by. Points for guessing which one’s Liz!
To top it all, Michael Bollen pulled out this doozy:
Ain’t nothing can compete with that hair.
And then, just to really get into the mood of the thing, Devesy called our attention to this cultural time capsule:
Someone better come check on us, because WP HQ is timewarping hard right now.
This is but a taste of some of the delights that will be on show at the launch of Don Dunstan, Intimacy and Liberty on the 22 May. Yes, we will be dressing up, and yes, it will be a riot – come join us for the fun!