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Elle était ronde, rousse et très joyeuse... Voici Hilda, la première pin-up ronde illustrée, star des calendriers américains pendant 30 ans, et tombée aux oubliettes !

Hilda, the Plus-size Pinup Girl from the ~ by Duane Byer. Hilda was outgoing & a little clumsy, and people loved her!

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Mary Engelbreit, my favorite designer and the Queen of Everything! as Mary says, I am the Princess of Quite a Lot! This is one of my journals!

This reminded me of my mom in California. The beach was a favorite spot.

Hilda, from Bigelow & Brown's Hilda calendars by Duane Bryers. Hilda, in a multi-colored polka-dotted bikini, carries everything she needs for a fun afternoon of fishing.

One of Duane Bryers' incredible Hilda paintings done specifically for Bigelow & Brown's Hilda calendars. These were illustrated between 1957 and 1970 although Mr. Bryers continued to do original paintings for the calendars until the early 1980s. These were all primarilly rendered in watercolor employing the service of a number of "plus-size" models, but more often than not, he used only his imagination of "Hilda."

Hilda, from Bigelow & Brown's Hilda calendars by Duane Bryers. Hilda, in her floral bikini, lounges in a green hammock, reading her book while lazily fishing with a string attached to her toe.

Kyiv roofs , UKRAINE , from Iryna

Ukraine Travel Inspiration - ✮ The Colors of Vozdvizhenka, Kiev. How lovely is this? Colors are so bright and playful!