Girlie Mags: Escapade, 1958

I bought this magazine in an antique shop in Swakopmund, Nambia a few years back. It was produced in New York in 1958 (february, Vol. III, No.2) with Burton Wohl as its executive Editor and was a bimonthly publication and boasts 4 girlie pictorials under its content section in this issue.

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 04Below is a documentation of the girlie pictorials and images from inside the magazine.

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 05

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 06

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 07

Caption at the bottom reads: "Don't be afraid to give a girl a whirl, just because she's pretty"- Marian Stafford.

Caption at the bottom reads: “Don’t be afraid to give a girl a whirl, just because she’s pretty”- Marian Stafford.

A 1958 centrefold ladies and gentlemen!

A 1958 centrefold ladies and gentlemen!

Below  and above actress and nudey model Marian Stafford was born 1933 in Houston, Texas and was Playboy mags Miss March 1956, her centre fold (shot by Ruth Sondak) was the first to consist of three pages. She seems to have posed for a number of mens magazines of the time according to Wikipedia and also became a bit of a TV personality during that time.

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 10

The following four page article “Le Sexy” Renee Renoir  starts with:

Born in a paris slum, destined to be a “rat”, stripper Rita Renoir parlayed a sexy figure and fierce ambition into $1,000- plus a week.

Tousled and rumpled, Rita awakens slowly, fortifies herself with breakfast and a cigarette before starting her day.

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 11

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 12

…and Escapade visits a new girl in town…

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 13

Escapade Magazine February 1958 - 14I love the re-coloured eyes in this shot above of San Francisco born Donna Noble, the article says about her:

In short, she is more at home in blue jeans than ball gowns, dismayed by caviar but happy with pop corn, and though she might have difficulty selecting the right fork at an elaborate dinner, she can change a set of spark plugs in ten minutes flat

The back page...

The back page…

A few other mixed Escapade covers I found on the internet...

A few other mixed Escapade covers I found on the internet…

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