Posts Tagged: Vintage

Vintage Danskin Bold Athletic Bodysuits, 1975

Danskin was the go-to brand for dance wear in the 1960s and 70s. All manner of ballet leotards and tights were to be had. They broke out to sportswear with their “Danskins Are Not Just For Dancing” ad campaign. Their very bold and colorful bodysuits were meant for downhill racers, cross-country trekkers, hikers, skiers, cyclists,… Read more »

Boho 70s Mademoiselle Scarf Dressing

This is a very beautiful boho fashion editorial on scarf dressing from the October 1975 issue of Mademoiselle magazine. Scarf dressing can mean dressing in scarves or dressing of scarves. The idea was to take colorful, folk art scarves and dress them up in gypsy style. You could twist, tie, drape or wear the scarves…. Read more »

Designer Mary Quant’s Booby Trap Collection, 1974

Mary Quant was a Mod London designer who took credit for the miniskirt and hotpants in the 1960s. In the 1970s, she expanded her clothing line to include cosmetics and household goods. This 1974 ad is for “Booby Traps”, which look to be a bra and panties set. Interestingly enough, there are elephant graphics strategically… Read more »