Posts Tagged: Vintage Clothing

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 »

Those Kitschy 1965 Knitted Face Masks

I am thankful that my mom didn’t know how to knit, otherwise I may have ended up in one of these kooky knitted face masks! From the Fall-Winter 1965-1966 issue of McCall’s Needlework & Crafts, here are two of the face masks for boys and girls. While I was out on my walk today in… Read more »

Those Rad Vintage 1975 Frye Campus Boots

Frye Boots hit the fashion scene in 1975, to be exact. I was flipping through a pile of my old Glamour magazines, and saw this great ad for Frye Boots in the September 1975 issue. They were also featured in the fashion editorial section. A look through the September 1974 issue of Glamour showed no… Read more »

Autumn Angora

Now that Autumn officially arrived last night, I definitely feel the change of season! Almost like clockwork, a shift to autumn-like things seems to happen automatically. My son is back safely ensconced in his university for his junior year. The moving-in to a huge in-city campus never seems to get any easier, but somehow I… Read more »

Vintage 60s Mallorca Shawl Crochet Pattern

In 2004, Jessica Simpson wore several of designer Cecilia de Bucourt’s crochet shawls on her reality show, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. The shawl caused a fashion frenzy, with Cecilia de Bucourt’s signature shawls flying off the shelf. There was a surge of crochet patterns circulating at that time, duplicating the chunky knit shawl. I even… Read more »