Posts Tagged: Vintage

Emilio Pucci Designs for Eaton Paper 1972

I continue to be surprised and delighted when perusing my old fashion magazines from the ’70s. Emilio Pucci designed for Eaton Paper, who knew? This fabulous ad was tucked into the March 1972 issue of Glamour magazine: Pucci’s designs, rich with color and fashion excitement, are ingeniously coordinated in Eaton’s exclusive Haute Scripture collection of… 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 »

The Everyday Yardley Girls of 1972

In 1972, I feel that Yardley of London finally threw in the towel in regards to having a specific ‘Yardley Girl’ model. The tradition of having a particular model to be the ‘face’ of the company seemed to have come to an end. No more Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Olivia Hussey, or Patsy Sullivan to grace… Read more »

Seventeen Magazine’s Boho Peasant Look of 1970

One of my very favorite vintage fashion styles is the folksy peasant look of the late 60s and into the 70s. In fact, I wore it then and still wear it today to a certain extent (limited to a piece at a time; I can’t do the full-blown look anymore). It is still on-trend today,… 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 »