Posts Tagged: 70s fashions

Fab Vintage 1971 Betsey Johnson~Alley Cat Designs

Betsey Johnson was the up-and-coming young fashion designer in the 1970s. Her fashions were kicky, fun, and married the Mod to the Bohemian. These two designs are from the October 1971 issue of Ingenue magazine. Pretty feathers for a romantic moment – Betsey Johnson designed this old-fashioned twosome of crushed velvet. Laced-up top with Victorian… Read more »

Vintage 1971 Alley Cat by Betsey Johnson ‘Happy People’ Dresses

Designer Betsey Johnson was all the rage in 1971. Her bright, bold designs for Alley Cat were spectacular, and her knitwear was especially unique. While her ‘Flock of Birds’ dress has received almost iconic status, other of her lesser-known designs were also completely fabulous.  Case in point: these wonderful ‘Happy People’ Dresses from the April… Read more »

Fab Vintage 1973 Holiday Fashions

In homage to my 40th high school reunion this year, I am taking another look back at the fashions of 1973. This time it is the festive Christmas version from the December 1973 issue of Seventeen magazine. By December 1973, I was a freshman in college and working part-time. Being the trend-conscious 18 year old… Read more »