Friday, 27 July 2012

A Day in the Life of A Rave Girl 1968

Once upon a time there was a RAVE  girl who, sick of her nine to five existence would go off into the wildest dreams about clothes....Every morning she would wake up and struggle to get into a working frame of mind, BUT just a sip of coffee would send her off into a haze of magical mysteries...LIKE spending the day idling in Carnaby Street with oodles of money to spend..AND having a bubbly personality with lots of boys just talking to little her...AND  being outrageous in a wild dress..BUT once in the office piles of paper work would bring her back to earth.


Striped undies by Dorothy Perkins-the bra 12s. 11d. and the half slip, also 12s. 11d. Cotton nightie by Lux Lux, 45s. 6d. Carmen heated rollers from 7½ gns. (Bed chosen by Cathy McGowan for Silent Night £17 14s. 6d. Florentine bedspread by Vantona, 11gns.)

Military style maxi mac by Downtown Boutique, 1a Chapel Market, London, N.1.  Price £5 19s. 6d. Also available by post. Beret in Pale Mink by Kangol, 10s. 6d. Ribbed stockings in cream by Morley 10s. 6d. 'Thirties' style lace-ups by Lennards, 69s. Orange-faced watch with green suede strap by Trendsetter, 77s. 6d. Green suede bag by Salisbury, 84s. Cream leather gloves with slit back by Milore, 72s. 6d.

Authentic airman's jacket £7 17s. 6d. from Kleptomania, 22 Carnaby Street, London, W.1. By post 3s. extra. Sleeveless shetland wool sweater with studded epaulets by John Craig, £3 10s. Yellow cord jeans by Alan Rodin, 65s. Scarf in yellow georgette by Aldbrook, 6s. Curly wig by Wig Wham, 25 South Molton Street, London, W.1.

Soft angora dress in beige, with bands of white and brown at the hem and on a cute top pocket. By Mary Farrin, 12gns. Bright red baby bead rope in knotted 'thirties' style, by Corocraft 7s 6d.

Paper lurex dress with a jester look, 14gns. from a selection at Kleptomania. Turquoise velvet cape lined in pink satin, £6 15s., also from Kleptomania. Pearlised shoes by Lennards, 79s. 11d. Blonde ringlets by Wig Wham, 8gns. Knuckleduster ring in gilt or silver by Corocraft, 10s. 6d. each.

Bonnie-style jumper suit with tie belt and beret to match for you to knit in Hayfield Croft four-ply wool. (For knitting instuctions send a s.a.e to Jumper Suit, RAVE, Tower House, London, W.C.2.)



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                       All images & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from Rave magazine April 1968.
                        

Friday, 20 July 2012

Vintage Advert:Fashion Flare up (part 2)


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            Image scanned by Sweet Jane from The Male Mystique, Men's Magazine Ads of the 1960's and '70s by Jacques Boyreau.

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Vintage Advert 1969: When Taurus Met Virgo in the clear World of Smirnoff...




               Taurus meets Virgo in the clear world of Smirnoff.
Whatever sign you were born under, there's a Smirnoff to match your mood and taste. From sunny Screwdrivers to sparkling Martini's, the entire Smirnoff constellation reads crystal clear. Because Smirnoff is refined and filtered to be measurably clearer. But caution: Be wary of sly imposters in dark places. Smirnoff leaves you breathless.

PS. What's the drink for your sign? Find out FREE Astrological Drink Recipe Book. Write Smirnoff, P.O. Box 2012, Dept AP, Hartford, Conn. 06101


                                                              
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               Image & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from The Male Mystique by Jacques Boyreau.
            

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Vintage Advert: Lee Jeans-Lee Can Change Your Image!





You're bound to feel like a young lion in Lee Scoop-Pocket Fastback* Flares. Check out these hip-hugging, trim-cut contour lines. In subtle colors, brought to life with exciting designs of herringbones and diamonds. Part of the Lee Line of image-changers at better stores everywhere. $12.


                                                                 IMAGE CREDIT
                Image & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from The Male Mystique, Men's magazine Ads of the 60s & 70s by Jacques Boyreau.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Vintage Advert: Fashion Flare Up




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                             Image scanned by Sweet Jane from The Male Mystique,Men's Magazine Ads of the 1960's and '70s by Jacques Boyreau

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Vintage Advert: Just For Kicks-Orlon Stockings 1966




Legs, that's where the action is in Orlon* acrylic. And it all starts where a short skirt stops. Take your pick of the fun going on this fall-patterns, textures, colors. All yum, all swinging in "Orlon". Try them. Just for kicks!

                                                                     PHOTO CREDIT
                       Image & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from All-American Adverts, Ed. Jim Himann, published  by Taschen.

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Vintage Cosmetics Advert: Seventeen Magazine 1967



         
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                               Image scanned by Sweet Jane from Seventeen Magazine September 1967

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Vintage Advert: Nova Magazine 1966





I buy my Acrilan dress designed by Marlborough. She buys her Acrilan dress designed by Marlborough. We both look great. Because the Marlborough cut is always great. If we want to swap, the answer is 'no.' We're not mean about most things, but Acrilan brings out primitive possessive feelings. It's so soft. So yours. You want to keep Acrilan all to yourself alone.

HORROCKSES  Style 901. Pink dress and Green dress . Other colours Dresden Blue, Maize. Sizes 12-18.
About 6½ gns. Horrockses Fashions Ltd, 110 Aldersgate St,EC1.


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                     Image and original text scanned by Sweet Jane from Nova Magazine September 1966.



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