Posts Tagged: Vintage ad

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 »

Patches O’ Blue by Yardley Glimmerick 1973

This is a quite lovely Yardley of London ad from 1973, featuring model Jane Hitchcock. It was for Patches O’ Blue Glimmerick water eye shadow. Compacts of patches of light, bright water shadows that go on soft to stay on long. Supposedly to match the mood of your days in denim. Jane is seen wearing… Read more »

The Original 1973 Coty Sweet Earth Fragrances

1973 was the year that Coty introduced their very first collections of natural fragrances in a compact. Sweet Earth Fragrances – it was a novel idea! Arranged by threes, small enough to carry with you and smooth on whenever you like. Nine pure-as-nature essences: The Flowers, Hyacinth, Honeysuckle, Ylang Ylang. The Woods, Sandalwood, Amberwood, Patchouli,… Read more »