Series #2 - The Hollywood Series
Our second series to be created, the Hollywood Series is three fountain pen inks and our first three shimmer inks, all inspired by iconic actresses and moments in film.
Blonde bombshell is the very essence of the ultimate 1950’s Hollywood starlet pin up. The iconic sex kittens of the fifties; Marilyn Monroe, Jane Mansfield, Bridget Bardot, oozed glamour and were care free, talented actresses and models of their time. Their sex appeal lit up the silver screen and they were known for being the most beautiful women in the world. This colour shows tribute to all these iconic beauties of their time and celebrates their femininity and beauty and not to shy from who you are, but to embrace it, show your true self and flaunt it.
The beautiful dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in 1953 in the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes was the inspiration behind this colour. Marilyn, easily Hollywood’s most recognizable starlet, looked breathtaking in this dress and Van Dieman’s Inks celebrates Marilyn in this iconic performance in film history. This ink is a velvety, vibrant, cool but dazzling tone with silver shimmer like diamonds.
Audrey Hepburn’s stunning charm and grace made her a film and fashion icon. Van Dieman’s Inks pays tribute to Audrey and is inspired by Audrey’s beautiful deep mahongany eyes and dark chestnut hair, in a cute sophisticated pixie cut which shows off Audrey’s flawless beauty.
Rita Hayworth was the top pin up girl for WW2 in the 1940s. Rita’s glamorous beauty and femininity gave her the nickname “the love goddess”. Rita’s popularity starred her in many films that the sultry siren contributed 37 years to the film industry. Van Diemans wanted to capture Rita’s fiery red locks that she was so well known for and still is to this day.
Ruby Slippers was the birth of color TV in 1939. A very young Judy Garland captivated audiences worldwide staring as Dorothy in the Epic movie The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy and the ruby slippers left us all spellbound to the screen through her adventures in the land of OZ. To celebrate this magical movie Van Diemans Ink had to Praise Judy and the Ruby Slippers.