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 »
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The 1930s: When Parents Blamed Your Marriage Problems On Dirty Undies
This cringeworthy Lux soap ad is from the May 1939 issue of Ladies Home Journal magazine. Wow, talk about shaming women! To have your Dad confront you about your husband “neglecting” you is beyond the pale. But then nosy Dad discusses with meddling Mom his concerns about Peggy and Don’s unhappy marriage. Mom comes over… Read more »
Vintage 70s Frederick’s of Hollywood Naughty Passion Fashions
A lot of 70s women’s fashion magazines had Frederick’s of Hollywood ads in the back pages. But Cosmopolitan ALWAYS had a Frederick’s ad, like this one from 1975. I can’t talk about vintage fashion without including these seemingly ubiquitous sexy ads! Bold and unapologetically naughty, Frederick’s gleefully aired its alluring lingerie proudly. Shown are the… Read more »
The 1934 Magical Reducing Perfolastic Girdle!
Wanting to look smooth and shapely under your clothing is nothing new, despite the current pervasiveness of Spanx and other modern shapewear. This Perfolastic Girdle ad is from the January 1934 issue of Picture Play magazine. 1930s fashions were more sleek and form-fitting than the relative bagginess of 1920s Flapper styles, so a proper foundation… Read more »