Posts Tagged: Vintage Clothing

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 »

Pretty in Pink Angora Cover Girl – Seventeen 1968

I love angora sweaters!  Fluffy angora sweater popularity in fashion seems to come and go (Ed Wood-types nonwithstanding).  But there are certain eras where it seems like everyone is wearing it.  The ’80s were really into angora, with those bold, bright outrageously furry 80% angora sweaters from Korea.  The ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s were also… Read more »

Twiggy and the Olivetti Typewriter 1969

I finally found an ad featuring Twiggy!  I’ve been searching amongst my magazines for a glimpse of one of my favorite ’60s model, Twiggy, to no avail until now.  I think, perhaps, it’s because my personal fashion/teen magazine collection is from about 1968 onward, and Twiggy had her modeling heyday in 1966 and 1967. Anyway,… Read more »

Popping Tags With Macklemore

I’ll admit I’m officially obsessed with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis; local Seattle boys made good.  Their hit song ‘Thrift Shop” practically sent me over the edge!  Even though I’m old enough to be their mother, I feel a strong solidarity with their frugal ways and thrift shopping adventures.  Seeing Ben Haggerty (Macklemore) making an entrance… Read more »