Posts By: finnfemme

Boho 70s Mademoiselle Scarf Dressing

This is a very beautiful boho fashion editorial on scarf dressing from the October 1975 issue of Mademoiselle magazine. Scarf dressing can mean dressing in scarves or dressing of scarves. The idea was to take colorful, folk art scarves and dress them up in gypsy style. You could twist, tie, drape or wear the scarves…. Read more »

Gray in the Time of Quarantine

Okay peeps, this time I think I am really doing it. Going gray, that is. I have tried a couple times before, but eventually was drawn back into the allure of sparkling bright colored hair. This time I think it’s for keeps though. I last colored my hair in November of 2019. I used L’Oreal… Read more »

Designer Mary Quant’s Booby Trap Collection, 1974

Mary Quant was a Mod London designer who took credit for the miniskirt and hotpants in the 1960s. In the 1970s, she expanded her clothing line to include cosmetics and household goods. This 1974 ad is for “Booby Traps”, which look to be a bra and panties set. Interestingly enough, there are elephant graphics strategically… Read more »

The New Chanel No. 19 Perfume, 1974

Chanel No. 19 perfume was introduced in 1970, and the number 19 refers to Coco Chanel’s birthday which was August 19th. Chanel No. 19 was a floral-woody-green scent; a unique blend of light-heartedness and sophistication. It was bottled, of course, in the famously classic Chanel No. 5 style bottle. ~Marilyn