Posts Tagged: Vintage ad

Vogue Magazine 1969 – Mad Men Style!

I happen to have two issues of Vogue magazine from April and May of 1969. This is great because Mad Men. which I am an avid fan of, is currently set in 1969. Since Vogue was a much more ‘adult’ fashion magazine than the Seventeen magazine I usually read, it portrayed women who were actually… Read more »

1970 Kitsch Convergence: Ultra Brite and AMC Gremlin

There are those wonderfully quirky vintage ads where an alignment of kitsch reigns supreme, and a perfect representation of the era is displayed. This August 1970 ad for Ultra Brite Kiss-Stakes is a great example. By sending in 2 end flaps from any size Ultra Brite, you receive (FREE!) 12 vinyl Kiss Decals (Weatherproof. Waterproof.)… Read more »

Vintage 70s Mary Quant Cosmetics and Crocheted Hat

After searching for Yardley of London ads in my Seventeen magazines, I noticed a couple of ads from the 70s issues for Mary Quant Cosmetics Ltd. I had almost completely forgotten that Mary Quant, mod British designer of the miniskirt, produced a line of makeup as well. I remember trying a couple of her products… Read more »