Welcome to the “Influences” section. As its name implies, this is a collection of images that have influenced the images we create and the ideas we have here at waist.it. Most of our influences have now been included in this section, in pictorial form. However, this is a work in progress and there may still be some errors and omissions. Please also take a few moments to read the important copyright notice at the bottom of this page.
Elke Sommer, born Elke von Schletz, 1940-11-05 is a German actress, entertainer and artist. She was born in Berlin to a Lutheran minister and his wife. After World War II, the family was evacuated to Erlangen, a small university town in Southern Germany, where, despite their lack of money, she attended the prestigious Gymnasium (high school) in Erlangen. However her father's death when she was 14 precluded further formal education, and she moved to England to be an au pair, to perfect her English and earn a living.
She was spotted by film director Vittorio De Sica whilst on holiday in Italy, and started appearing in films there in the late 1950s. She quickly became a noted sex symbol and moved to Hollywood in the early 1960s. She also became one of the most popular pin-up girls of the time, and posed for several pictorials in Playboy Magazine.
She became one of the top film actresses of the 1960s and made 99 film and television appearances between 1959 and 2005. However it is her stunning figure and her often humorous take on her modelling that fascinates us here at waist.itMore information:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elke_Sommer [Go back to “all influences”]
Copyright notice. The “Influences” section of this site uses a number of images collected over the years from various blogs, forums and fan-sites. These images are here purely for informational purposes to illustrate and acknowledge some of our influences.
However if you are the copyright owner of an image and can prove it, and would like the image removed from the site, then please contact us via the contact form and we will remove them ASAP. Alternatively if you would simply prefer a hyperlink back to your site, then give us the URL and we can do that instead.