Category: flower crown

AND THEN I FOUND THE VIDEO!!!

Freddie Mercury and Jane Seymour at Fashion Aid, 1985

So a while back, I posted some pics of Freddie Mercury, Jane Seymour, and Boy George at Fashion Aid, November 5, 1985 at The Royal Albert Hall. Organized by Bob Geldof following Live Aid, the guest list was just as impressive in its own way – Grace Jones, Jerry Hall, Kate Bush, Michael Caine, Ringo, George Michael, Zandra Rhodes, and many more.

Which made me wonder, were there more pics of Freddie and Jane in particular out there that I hadn’t found yet? OH YES THERE WERE!

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(With lipstick on Fred’s cheek?)

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AND THEN I FOUND THE VIDEO!!!

It turns out that the climax of the event was a faux wedding between Fred and Jane! In it, you can see that Freddie is not only shirtless but BAREFOOT as he sweeps Jane off her feet, into his arms!

You’ll see other celebs, as well as the full orchestra and choir who are dressed no less spectactularly.

This really is some pretty wild stuff. Sources for all this here, here, here, and here, all of which I did some additional editing on. Almost none had credits, but I’m thinking that most of if not all photos are by Dave Hogan.

Note that some of the sources I linked to just above had a LOT more photos in case you want to build a Freddie Mercury-Jane Seymour wedding album of your own!

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Joni Mitchell in Honolulu,1974, by Robert M Kn…

Joni Mitchell in Honolulu,1974, by Robert M Knight, via vogue

Joni Mitchell in Honolulu,1974, by Robert M Kn…

Joni Mitchell in Honolulu,1974, by Robert M Knight, via vogue

Patti Smith, in color, in a dress, and in a cr…

Patti Smith, in color, in a dress, and in a crown of flowers, by Lynn Goldsmith, via vintag.es

Cass Elliot, 1967

Cass Elliot, 1967

Pamela Des Barres, Flower Child, by Allen Davi…

Pamela Des Barres, Flower Child, by Allen Daviau, via pameladesbarres

Jim Morrison’s flower crown, by Frank Lisciand…

Jim Morrison’s flower crown, by Frank Lisciandro. 

Miss Pamela, Flower Child, by Allen Daviau

Miss Pamela, Flower Child, by Allen Daviau

Joni Mitchell, 1974, by Robert M Knight, via v…

Joni Mitchell, 1974, by Robert M Knight, via vogue

Joni Mitchell, 1974, by Robert M Knight.

Joni Mitchell, 1974, by Robert M Knight.