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Vintage 70s Candi Jones Sun Dress XS from Etsey - This is a vintage, Candi Jones dress from the 70s. It's made from a floral cotton blend material. Its trimmed with lace. The inside is lined. The bottom has a full skirt with an attached slip underneath. It zips ties in the back. The top has elastic so it can be worn off the shoulders.
Navy or Red Bonded Orlon Jumpsuit with industrial zipper closing and chain bolt, Sizes 8 to 16. $20.00
Do you DIG?
Dad Looking Groovy These Days?
1973 George Zimmer opens the first Men's Wearhouse store with his college roommates in Houston, TX. The merchandise consists largely of polyester sport coats from his father's company. Unable to afford a cash register, George uses a cigar box to store money.
1975 First Men's Wearhouse TV commercial airs.
Happy Jogging To jog comfortably, wear a sweatshirt in cool weather, shorts and a T-shirt in warm weather.
RETRO-SPECTIVE: HOUSEWIFE FASHION
Fashions of the 1970s
1970s Party Dress
From Left to Right: 1970s CM CREATION Black Plissé Lace Party Dress with deep V-neckline at front and back. Bodice with inner ribs and wide skirt. Rear zip closure. Made of 100% Polyester; 1970s Dark Blue Silk Party Dress coupled in matching tulle. Bodice with geometric neckline and clear crystal applications. Side zip closure. Made of Satin; Late 1970s VALENTINO Black Party Dress with velvet bodice with deep rear neckline, elbow-length sleeves and crêpe skirt. Made of Cotton, Nylon Source: Vintage Party Dress Collection on Yoox.com. (December 2008)
Here it is - the definitive answer to the question "What was fashion like in the 1970s?" The Mary Tyler Moore Show - if you remember the '70s, this is going to bring you back...if you don't - well, enjoy the groovy fashions and don't forget to dig the "new" car. There are a few commercials - can't help that - Wooo Hooo Best Buy!
Chanel Red silk shirt to wear with cufflinks. Production date: 1970s,
Source: Private source, Condition: excellent. Made of:
Jerry Hall, aka the Former Mrs. Jagger, graces the cover of Vogue Magazine in May, 1975.
This photo spread was taken by Norman Parkinson, a frequent contributor to Vogue.
The photo to the left is taken in Jamaica.
As you can see, women's liberation rolls on full steam ahead, and the rag industry obliges with variations of the pant suit, an appropriate choice to wear to one's own liberation as pants, being hitherto worn mostly by men, are a symbol of power.
The pant suit, adorned with the "bell bottom" also made it possible for women to finally break free of the shackles of highly stylish, but liberation-inhibiting shoes such as pumps, mules or stilettos, and instead wear comfortable low or no heeled shoes that were concealed by the wide leg of the pant. (Nobody did.)
Makers of comfortable women's shoes were sorely disappointed, however, when the majority of women instead opted to add a few inches to their height through the use of a new discovery, the platform shoe. Stay tuned for the 80s when women notice that Football Players are the most powerful of all, and adjust their fashions accordingly...
DITTOS. FEEL THE FIT (1975)
Dittos are still around today, and have adapted to current fashion trends. But you can still tell they are Dittos! Here is a selection of modern Dittos
up for fall in rich coordinating velveteen fashions. All eyes are on
you in beautiful blue velveteen. You'll love this smartly styled vest
with lovely tie-belt accent and full-length skirt with popular ruffle
look. Made of 100% Cotton. Comes in Misses sizes 10-20.
Spotlight On Anne Klein
Established in 1968, designer Anne Klein changed the way women thought of fashion - making it accessible and modern - and has been the foundation for the brand for over 40 years. Today, Anne Klein is made up of two powerful brands, the designer Anne Klein New York line and the more affordable lifestyle label, AK Anne Klein.
Anne Klein New York is American luxury at its best designed for today's confident, sophisticated and stylish woman. From superbly tailored suit separates and flirty, feminine dresses, to a multitude of key pieces that build mileage into her wardrobe each season, the look is always utterly now.
AK Anne Klein offers a versatile collection of sportswear, activewear, outerwear, jewelry, and women’s shoes in an extensive range of sizes, colors, and styles. Work-appropriate, clean and sophisticated, AK Anne Klein is made for the woman who wants timeless style. The AK Anne Klein customer is all about transcending trends and fads. With AK Anne Klein there's no compromising style, comfort, or function. After A Fashion Return To 'Sane Dressing' Suits Designer Anne Klein
WHILE DRESS DESIGNERS SING MIDI BLUES
Having Biggest Year In History' Claim Jubilant 'Fun Clothes' Firm'sIt's "happy time" for manufacturers of California sportswear. Although dress designers may be singing the midi blues and eyeing diminishing revenues many firms specializing in pants and fun clothes report that business is up 25 per cent and more over last year. (Read entire fashion article)
Winter's Fashion Add-On
Fashion comes in layers this year, and nowhere is the layered look more practical, more stylish than on the leg.
A combination of pantyhose and knee-highs carries the new look right down to the toe and provides added warmth when temperatures dip. And combinations are almost endless. Basic beige pantyhose with beige knee-highs sporting a neat cable design or narrow rib for that monotone look. Or colorful opaque pantyhose with herringbone or geometric knee-highs for accent.
The layered leg really gives a girl a chance to pull it all together in her own unique way. With skirts, culottes or shorts - the layered leg is fashion's answer to a cold, winter day. October, 1972
"The perfect accessory for the de la Renta woman ... the de la Renta man." Oscar de la Renta, 1972
1970s Tortoise Print Belt Composed Of Round Resin Rings And Gold Colored Links.
"The perfect accessory for the groovy 70s outfit... the groovy 70s belt." Retro Housewife, 2007
Forgettable Pantsuit but (my) first sighting of a non "white" model in national catalog. Some of you young'uns reading this may find it strange that I point this out, but everything pre 1970 has been pretty WASPY thus far.
Support Sense The large-bosomed woman would do best in a bra that's reinforced either by wire or elasticized band. 1977
Bulky benefits A bulky sweater calls for a full skirt and sleek boot for the right proportions. 1977
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