Posts Tagged: Chanel

Romantic Chanel No. 22 Perfume of 1968

The groovy hippie vibe was thriving in 1968, but there was also a romantic vibe that held its own in the zeitgeist of the day. This pretty ad for Chanel No. 22 perfume captures the whole flowery, lacy, Victorian-dress, sitting in fields-of-green element that was going on. It seems a bit dichotomous for Chanel to… Read more »

Vintage 80s Chanel Jewelry: Pile It On!

This is a great pic from the June 1987 issue of Vogue magazine. It shows model Carey Lowell (who is now married to Richard Gere), piled with masses of Chanel jewelry. Wearing a simple Gap white shirt and denim skirt, she is simply loaded down with gold cuff bracelets, bangle bracelets, charm bracelets, chain and… Read more »

Perfumes I Wore In The 80s

Flipping though a 1987 issue of Vogue magazine brought back all sorts of memories of my life in the 80s.  It seems so many lifetimes away, but most of the 1980s for me was spent in corporate banking; working downtown and sporting shoulder-padded power suits.  Egad.  Considering that I am more of a Bohemian at… Read more »