Posts Tagged: Yardley of London

Yardley of London Cellophanes Lipcolor 1969

I love this beautiful 1969 Yardley of London ad for Cellophanes Lipcolors and Nailcolors, featuring model Patsy Sullivan. This was nearing the end of Yardley’s fabulously romantic and colorful London Mod-type ad campaigns of the mid to late ’60s. The ’70s brought a more subdued, “natural” makeup look to Yardley advertising, so it’s fun to… Read more »

Twiggy Eyes 1968

Yardley of London had most of us American girls in thrall in the late ’60s.  Of course we all wanted to look like Twiggy or Jean Shrimpton, you know, mod British models who just happened to be impossibly gorgeous.  Not the reality of pimples and gawkiness that most of us faced (OK, maybe it was… Read more »

Slicker Lip Polish Phone Dial by Yardley 1968

This “colorful, gaily decorated, whimsey of a dialing disc” seems to be in keeping with all things groovy that Yardley of London wanted to perpetuate in the late 60s.  Packaged with the six different Slicker Lip Polishes,  this rather fabulous-looking dial was meant to slip on your phone for decoration.  Of course, the only phones… Read more »