Posts Tagged: sweater

Those Funky 1971 Fashion Fads: Hot Pants and Knickers

1971 was the year for quirky clothing fads, however fleeting they may have been. A look through the August 1971 issue of Seventeen magazine proved my point, as it was teeming with all sorts of (AHEM!) interesting styles. Brights! Knits! Hot Pants! Maxi Dresses! Knickers! Funky Boots and Shoes! I am quite certain that these… Read more »

Vintage 70s White Angora

Angora sweaters are timeless. Fall is rapidly approaching, and it leads me to think I should probably get the stack of vintage white angora sweaters ready to sell. I’ve been collecting them over the summer, and the summer heat just doesn’t put me in the mood for washing angora. There is something about pure white… Read more »

Groovy 70s Granny Square Jacket Crochet Pattern

There seems to be a resurgence of the ubiquitous 70s crocheted granny square items lately!  I’ve notice several vintage hand-crocheted granny jackets being bid up to hundreds of dollars on eBay.  Here is a great crochet pattern from 1973 for a “Out-of-the-Blue” Jacket.  Multicolored squares edged in blue make a charming night-or-day cover up.  Triangular… Read more »

The Abominable 1973 Fuzzy Coat!

I love 70s clothing for the most part.   I spent the 70s in high school, college, traveling abroad, and first jobs, and loved the folksy, boho, disco vibe of the clothes.  But then there are some clothing items that stop me dead in my tracks and I shout “what the hell were they thinking?!”…. Read more »

More 60s Fluffy Angora Sweaters!

I keep finding more angora sweaters in my perusing of the late ’60s Seventeen magazines!  I guess I never realized at the time, how fashionable  angora was then.  Anyway, I thought I’d share several more pics that I thought were so pretty. Pretty in Pink Angora!  This is Tina McDonough, an award-winning ballerina from Seattle… Read more »

Those Cute Fluffy Angora 60s Mini Dresses!

There was a period in the late 60s/early 70s when fluffy angora mini dresses were all the rage.  Pretty in pastel colors, they are just so adorable with their soft fuzziness and mod mini styling.  Pearls, long necklaces and earrings were the perfect accessories.  This trio of pink and blue angora dresses is from the… Read more »