Posts Tagged: 70s ads

Patches O’ Blue by Yardley Glimmerick 1973

This is a quite lovely Yardley of London ad from 1973, featuring model Jane Hitchcock. It was for Patches O’ Blue Glimmerick water eye shadow. Compacts of patches of light, bright water shadows that go on soft to stay on long. Supposedly to match the mood of your days in denim. Jane is seen wearing… Read more »

The Original 1973 Coty Sweet Earth Fragrances

1973 was the year that Coty introduced their very first collections of natural fragrances in a compact. Sweet Earth Fragrances – it was a novel idea! Arranged by threes, small enough to carry with you and smooth on whenever you like. Nine pure-as-nature essences: The Flowers, Hyacinth, Honeysuckle, Ylang Ylang. The Woods, Sandalwood, Amberwood, Patchouli,… Read more »

Emilio Pucci Designs for Eaton Paper 1972

I continue to be surprised and delighted when perusing my old fashion magazines from the ’70s. Emilio Pucci designed for Eaton Paper, who knew? This fabulous ad was tucked into the March 1972 issue of Glamour magazine: Pucci’s designs, rich with color and fashion excitement, are ingeniously coordinated in Eaton’s exclusive Haute Scripture collection of… Read more »

The 1972 Yardley of London BRIGHTS

These Yardley of London ads from 1972 show that the cosmetics company was on a very bright and colorful bent. Gone were the soft, shimmering, romantic shades of the late 1960s; this was full-on POW! Yardley Glimmerick Glimmer on Brights was the first watercolor compact to color and polish your eyes. The Flower Brights colors… Read more »