Posts Tagged: ad

Vintage 70s Vanity Fair Leopard Print Collectible Lingerie!

Vanity Fair had some exquisite products, including its line of silky nylon leopard print lovelies from their famed lingerie collection. This elegantly styled ad, from the September 1976 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine, showcases one of their “New Breed of Pajama”. Perfectly matched make-believe leopard skins leashed with satiny cords at the back. Here, in its… Read more »

Vintage 1970s Dingo Boots for Men and Women

One of the fashion trends for the mid-1970s was for tall, heavy boots – the chunkier the better! There was sort of a unisex style craze, where men and women dressed pretty much the same. In this ad – from Cosmopolitan magazine, September 1976 – Dingo boots capitalizes on this trend by offering long, tall… Read more »

WWII Beauty: All it Takes is a Bar of Soap

Beauty routines were so much simpler in the 1940s. According to this Camay soap ad from the February 1945 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal magazine, you could have lovable, softer, smoother skin with just one cake of Camay! The glowing wartime bride, Mrs. William H. Geyer of Nutley, N.J., showed off her apparent skin care… Read more »

Woe Is The 1930s Housewife

I always love running across 1930s magazines because they are so hard to find, especially women’s magazines.  At my local Half Price Books (one of my favorite haunts), they have quite a stash of women’s magazines from the 30s and 40s and I’ve been picking up quite a few.The particular magazine that these ads came… Read more »