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“…the implement of detestable coquetry which not only betrays a frivolous bent but forecasts the decline of humanity.” – Napoleon Bonaparte on corsets
Would you like to know more about corsets?
Of corset you would! Here ya go! This too. And how about this?
This ad must’ve taken place before they invented personal zones.
A bit about the artist Jay Hyde Barnum.
Hey! The company is still around!
A guide to wearing wool in the summer.
And speaking of wool, meet Shrek, the sheep who escaped shearing for six years by hiding in New Zealand caves.
Or perhaps you would prefer a wood suit?
According to the Vintage Fashion Guild, Landlubber was “THE cool jeans to wear” in the 1970s.
A huge Fall and Winter 1902/1903 catalog for Chicago’s Tailor-Made Clothing Co. filled with — so this is where that phrase comes from — fashion plates!
I learned something!
(See tape dispenser for scale. I won this at an auction but still haven’t figured out how to store it because it’s too wide for my plastic bins.)
1974 magazine ad for Maverick Jeans & Sportswear
I have many questions about these three, but I’d rather not get them answered. Continue reading
1974 magazine ad for Gingiss Formalwear
Additionally, BoBo Bojovic has one of the most awesomely fantastic names of all time.
BoBo is truly livin’ the dream. Continue reading
1974 magazine ad for The Guys City Britches
They used to make duds for dudes! Continue reading
1974 magazine ad for Curlee Clothing Co.
I wonder how they came up with a name like Curlee? Continue reading
At first glance, this is just another stereotypical late-1950s magazine ad.
Blue Bell Clothes, 1959