Posts Tagged: vintage fashion

Great Hemline Battle 1970 Mini v.s. Midi

1970 was a year of great cultural divides. Alongside war protests and racial unrest, women were in revolt. But in a year of turmoil there was one divisive issue that  captivated the media. A hot button topic if ever there

Great Hemline Battle 1970 Mini v.s. Midi

1970 was a year of great cultural divides. Alongside war protests and racial unrest, women were in revolt. But in a year of turmoil there was one divisive issue that  captivated the media. A hot button topic if ever there

1970 vintage womans fashion

Fashion for the 70’s- Past Predictions

  Adjust your color TV sets- its bound to be awash in a sea of harvest gold, avocado green, earthy browns and burnt oranges. Mad Men is moving into the 1970s. As Don and the gang enter this new decade,

1970 vintage womans fashion

Fashion for the 70’s- Past Predictions

  Adjust your color TV sets- its bound to be awash in a sea of harvest gold, avocado green, earthy browns and burnt oranges. Mad Men is moving into the 1970s. As Don and the gang enter this new decade,

vintage illustration children at shoe store

Back to School Shoes

It was the day before Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the end of summer and the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and

vintage illustration children at shoe store

Back to School Shoes

It was the day before Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the end of summer and the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and

vintage woman and man 1960s

A Wash & Wear Summer

Summertime and the living was easy especially in the post war world of wash n’ wear clothing. Summer and synthetics was a match made in chemical lab heaven. The easy care revolution in textiles was always in full display at

vintage woman and man 1960s

A Wash & Wear Summer

Summertime and the living was easy especially in the post war world of wash n’ wear clothing. Summer and synthetics was a match made in chemical lab heaven. The easy care revolution in textiles was always in full display at

vintage illustration woman beauty

Five Minute Face Lift

Want a more youthful vibrant expression? Chew on this! Forget expensive cosmetic wrinkle fillers and injectables like Botox. For a true non surgical age reversing technique-good ol’ American chewing gum not only doubles your pleasure, but makes you doubly delightful

vintage illustration woman beauty

Five Minute Face Lift

Want a more youthful vibrant expression? Chew on this! Forget expensive cosmetic wrinkle fillers and injectables like Botox. For a true non surgical age reversing technique-good ol’ American chewing gum not only doubles your pleasure, but makes you doubly delightful

WWII vintage ad illustration fe,ale beauty

Beauty Bait During Wartime

In the fall of 1944 my mother Betty was a college freshman who had more on her mind than musty old history dates; it was dates of another sort that troubled her. However due to the war, she and the

WWII vintage ad illustration fe,ale beauty

Beauty Bait During Wartime

In the fall of 1944 my mother Betty was a college freshman who had more on her mind than musty old history dates; it was dates of another sort that troubled her. However due to the war, she and the

A Sea of Summertime Synthetics

Despite the growing tension concerning Berlin, and the possible threat of thermonuclear war, folks demeanor at my big family barbecue that summer of 1961 were as trouble-free as their Dacron separates. It was always fun to see my usually serious

A Sea of Summertime Synthetics

Despite the growing tension concerning Berlin, and the possible threat of thermonuclear war, folks demeanor at my big family barbecue that summer of 1961 were as trouble-free as their Dacron separates. It was always fun to see my usually serious