The March 1971 issue of Ingenue magazine featured this incredible pair of decorated blue jeans. These one-of-a-kind jeans were created by Linda Sampson, a young New Yorker who designed and created in her spare time. She took a pair of well-aged dungarees, covered them with a fairy-tale fantasy of applique and embroidery and turned them… Read more »
Posts Tagged: art
Make Your Own 1971 Tie-Dye Abstract Painting!
Tie-dying was really hot in the 70s, with the hippie/boho vibe going strong. Most of tie-dying was for T-shirts, clothing, and the occasional pair of socks. But Rit Dye pounced on the tie-dye craze to show that you could do other types of groovy DIY projects. This ad, from 1971, shows how a “grande artiste”… Read more »
Marimekko and Me
Being half-Finnish, I am a huge, HUGE Marimekko fan. Of course, Marimekko is the iconic Finnish fashion and lifestyle house noted for their bright colors and bold designs. I love all of their stuff but, being made in Finland, it is usually way too expensive for my frugal budget. Enter the… Read more »