Posts Categorized: Vintage

Dull Camouflage Colours Makeup by Mary Quant, 1975

“My new colours for Autumn are very dull”, says Mary Quant. “But you’ve never seem such great dull colours before”. It’s funny, I almost bypassed this ad because it WAS rather dull! Mary Quant was probably ahead of her time when it came to earthy shades of makeup (and clothing). The 70s were very flashy… Read more »

The Monet Zodiac Collection Jewelry, 1975

Astrology and the zodiac were really popular in the 1970s. These Monet pendant charm necklaces depicting each sign of the zodiac are really beautiful. I particularly like the lion (Leo), fish (Pisces), bull (Taurus) and ram (Aries), even though my sign is the twins (Gemini). ~Marilyn

Fanfares Super Skirt Shoes, 1975

It took me awhile, but I finally figured out that there are two different styles of shoes shown here! I was wondering why they were different shades, but realized that one was a lace-up tie and the other a buckle T-strap. But, I digress… these Fanfares “skirt” shoes are absolutely stunning and I LOVE THEM…. Read more »

Hot Sox + Hot Nitz + Frye Boots, 1975

Frye boots were all the rage in 1975. What was even better was the array of socks, leg warmers, hats, gloves and scarves by Hot Sox and Hot Nitz to brighten up the boots. I loved this funky and colorful 70s vibe to all the accessories! ~Marilyn 😀

Maybelline Fresh & Lovely Lip Colors, 1974

Very pretty pink lip colors from Maybelline! I love this vintage ad so much as it is so fresh and springlike. The model is a natural beauty dressed in PINK (my favorite color), and says “I want my lips to be delicious. To feel dewy, not dry. To gleam with clear, constant color. And I… Read more »

Legend Liza Minnelli in Blackglama, 1974

Here is Liza Minnelli in all her glory in the “What becomes a Legend most?” ad for Blackglama. I think it captures her fabulous insouciance perfectly! Blackglama advertised itself as the world’s finest natural dark ranch mink bred only in America by the Great Lakes Mink Men. ~Marilyn