Posts Tagged: vintage 60s ads

Nehru Style! 1968 Sears Christmas Wish Book

The 1968 Sears Christmas Wish Book perfectly captures the zeitgeist of late ’60s mainstream America. All the fashions, toys, and gifts shown were pretty much what everyone wanted to wear, play with, or receive as gifts. It was the Amazon of my childhood. I’ve written several blog posts featuring items from this particular catalog, and… Read more »

Vintage 60s Pirate Stripe Sweater Knitting Pattern

Since stripes seem to be all the rage once again, I thought I’d post this cute vintage 1960s knitting pattern for a ‘Pirate’ sweater. Sleeveless, with buttons on the front, it is super cute. Happy knitting! Download pattern here: Vintage 60s stripe sweater knitting pattern ~Marilyn

Before Birchbox There Was Bonne Bell

I’ve been a subscriber to Birchbox for almost two years now, and delight each month in getting that box filled with cosmetic samples delivered. What can I say? I’ve been a beauty aid junkie since the late ’60s. And when cosmetics come in sample sizes, all the better!  I think this sample-size mania started for… Read more »