Posts Tagged: 1973

Zingy Betsey Johnson/Alley Cat Separates, 1973

Just when I think I had finished scouring my old fashion magazines for anything Betsey Johnson, I FIND ONE MORE! And this has to be my favorite. OMG, these ‘zingy, snappy cotton separates’ are the BOMB. With Betsey’s delightfully quirky yet intricate styling, they are SO fun and happy and whimsical. I wore a lot… Read more »

Caleche Perfume by Hermes Paris, 1973

This is a beautiful vintage 70s Hermes Paris ad for Caleche perfume. The House of Hermes has been creating the finest fashions in Europe for the finest people in Europe since 1837. Featured are lovely photographs of some of their illustrious patrons: Czarina Alexandra, Anna Pavlova, Lady Randolph Churchill, Colette, George Sand, and Empress Eugenie…. Read more »

Carol Burnett in Blackglama, 1973

“What becomes a Legend most?”. Blackglama had a legendary ad campaign in the 1970s starring well-known American women modeling their lustrous minks. This fantastic 1973 ad features the fabulous Carol Burnett. Legs for DAYS, baby! ~Marilyn

Swedish Christmas Tree for the Birds

Here’s a festive eco-friendly holiday project to try! A Christmas tree for the birds is a lovely tradition that began in Sweden in the 16th century. Perfect for feeding our hungry feathered friends in the 21st century (particularly during a pandemic). 😀 You decorate the tree with various bird-friendly foodstuffs: garlands of popcorn, cranberries and… Read more »

The 1970s Boho Tampax Party

Tampax tampon ads have always had the potential personal disaster element to them. You never know what would happen if the event happened on the “wrong” day – horrors! The ads always showed women doing fun things – skiing, swimming, horseback riding – without a care in the world. I personally really like this ad… Read more »