Posts Tagged: Vintage Clothing

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 »

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 »

Peter Max Paints Panty Hose Vintage 1970

As a vintage clothing collector and dealer, there are just some things that would be an absolute delight to run across. I think these Peter Max Paints nylon stockings would be right up there in the “Holy Grail of Vintage” category. Made by Burlington-Cameo and designed by Peter Max in 1970, these gloriously designed stockings… Read more »

My Snazzy Vintage Seattle Sweater Find!

It was the morning of the Super Bowl (GO SEAHAWKS) and I had stopped into a local thrift store on the way home from church. Practically the first thing I saw was a heavy hand-knitted sweater with a shawl collar and front zipper. Hmm, I thought…these usually have a design on the back a la… Read more »

In the PINK 1969 Fashions

Spring is just around the corner (I keep telling myself), and I have been longing to wear my very favorite color – PINK!  Since it is still so cold I plowed through my cashmere sweater pile and found two bright pink ones that I could layer – a turtleneck and a cardigan. It felt good… Read more »