Sunday, October 16, 2016

Charlie Girl 1978

Shelley in a newspaper clipping, 1978

Shelley was THE Charlie Girl from 1976 to 1982. She was the best ambassador for the brand, catapulting it to iconic status during her tenure. Shelley's gorgeous sexy young image captured the imagination of the entire world, so much so that every woman wanted to be a Charlie Girl - even the young Oprah Winfrey herself.

Breck Girl Too

Shelley in an ad for Breck Shampoo, 1972

In the '70s, Shelley joined a long line of well-known models who became Breck Girls. Breck Girls were women known for having beautiful hair, appearing in ads and commercials for the Breck brand. Cybill Shepherd, Kim Basinger and Shelley's fellow Charlie's Angel Jaclyn Smith were some of the other famous models who endorsed Breck hair products. In fact, in 1971, Shelley appeared in a Breck commercial herself, for Breck Basic Texturizing Shampoo.

For more on Shelley's Breck commercial check out:
Texturizing Shampoo

a closeup of Shelley from the ad

Mike and Shelley

Shelley with ultimate Angel-ologist Mike Pingel in 2009
Thank you so much to Mike Pingel for posting the pic 
on his Facebook page,

One of Shelley's most recent public appearances was in the 2009 Hollywood Collectors Show in Burbank, California. Not only did she meet her fans there, she met fellow Charlie's Angel Tanya Roberts for the very first time, she also met ultimate Angel-ologist Mike Pingel there (the two already met in 2002). Recently, Mike dispelled rumors that he doesn't like Shelley. On his his Facebook page,, he told everyone that he adores Shelley; and she has always been very sweet to him.

For more on that check out:
Mike Pingel on Shelley Hack
(highlight the link, right click
and choose "Open Link in New Tab" option)

Supermodel Spread 1

Shelley, from a 15-page ad/spread for Krizia, 1976

Shelley was one of the highest paid Supermodels by the mid 1970s; and in 1976, she landed a 15-page ad/spread for the Italian designer label, Krizia, which appeared on the pages Vogue Italia. The spread featured fabrics and yarns by Bini, Cantons, Grawitz, Overdrive, Quatrefoil, Rainbow and Solbiati. Makeup was by Deborah, handbags by Bottega Veneta, footwear by Andrea Pfister and Mario Valentino, and accessories by Krizia. It was photographed by Steen Svensson, Shelley's boyfriend at the time.

a closeup of Shelley from the ad/spread

Shelley and Babe

Shelley with her youngest sister Babe in a spread for Good Housekeeping, 1983

Shelley appeared in a spread called "29 All-Star Hairstyles: Modeled by Celebrities and Their Sisters" which appeared in the August 1983 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine.Shelley appeared with her youngest sister, Babe, in the spread. The other siblings were Deborah and Judy Raffin, Morgan Fairchild and Cathryn Hartt, and Dr. Joyce Brothers and Elaine Goldsmith.

The hairstyles Shelley and Babe wore on the spread

Shelley and Babes modeled the latest looks for hair that year. Shelley wore the Short-Hair Look, the Casual Chic, the Classic Upsweep and the Breezy; while Babe wore the Contemporary Gibson, the Luxurious Waves and the French-Braid Chignon.

Shelley in the latest hairstyles for 1983

Babe was a teenager at the time, a high-school student in Boston, and Shelley was a busy actress that year. She was very active in show-business and had a Martin Scorsese movie already under her belt. She was being noticed by critics for her acting chops - on stage and on the small and big screens. Shelley had finished the TV movie Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer and had an upcoming series (Cutter to Houston) scheduled for the fall.

At the Director's Guild Awards 2

Shelley attended the 1993 Director's Guild Awards with her husband, director Harry Winer. She wore a black velvet evening suit with gold filigree details on the collar, the jacket edges and wrists - as well as the hem of the skirt. Gold filigree earrings, a black evening purse with gold filigree details and black evening pumps finished her look. She was one of the best dressed of that night.

The Mood is Young

Shelley in a spread for Penney's Fall and Winter 1970 catalog

Shelley appeared on many spreads in Penney's Fall and Winter 1970 catalog. In the spread called "The Mood is Young - The Look is Long... or Short 'n' Sweet", she modeled a pair of outfits that could be worn for lounging around the house. One was a front-zippered jumpsuit with pointed shirt-type collars, short sleeves and straight-legged pants. The other was a shirt-style duster with pointed collars, gold-tone metal buttons and a patch pocket. In both outfits, Shelley looked fab.

closeups of Shelley from the spread