Two Cases Of Good Husbandry Two Cases Of Good Husbandry

So when's the last time you saw an ad that quoted Virgil?  (Don't miss that the shirts have an "eternal air of correctness"...

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Century - Old Fabrics Century - Old Fabrics

In the February issue of Theatre Arts Monthly in 1929 we find an ad for Old Arts. G. O. Neddrie offering Century Old Fabrics.   "Embroi...

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Rests Eyes After Sewing Rests Eyes After Sewing

"When hours spent over a sewing machine or embroidery frame have made your eyes feel weary and strained, simply apply a few drops of ti...

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11:25 AM

Sorry, Waists Are Shrinking! Sorry, Waists Are Shrinking!

The 'Fashion Staff' at Pictorial Review in 1939 warns us of an up-coming crisis! You could choose from these patterns put out by Pic...

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Spring Wardrobe For A Smart Woman - 1936 Spring Wardrobe For A Smart Woman - 1936

For a spring wardrobe The Delineator magazine offers these 1936 guidelines.  "We suggest the following color scheme for the wardrobe ...

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Spring Is In The Air - Hats and Accessories from 1956 Spring Is In The Air - Hats and Accessories from 1956

Ruth Mary Packard writing in the Ladies Home Journal in March, 1956 gives important advice for spring hats, purses, shoes, jewelry and glove...

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Spring Is Still In The Air in 1956 Spring Is Still In The Air in 1956

The Fashion Editor, Wilhela Cushman, of The Ladies Home Journal offers these suggestions for spring, 1956.   "There's an abundance ...

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The Costume Look for Spring - 1956 The Costume Look for Spring - 1956

From the March, 1956 Ladies Home Journal, some hope for spring! "It will be a gay colorful spring - fabric tones are the loveliest ever...

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Fashion Gleanings From Abroad - 1891 Fashion Gleanings From Abroad - 1891

Demorest's Family Magazine was THE source of fashion information from 1879 to 1899. There were also articles about household management,...

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11:11 AM

She is Really A Glamorous Creature She is Really A Glamorous Creature

What is this "glamour"? Nancy Tailor has the answer. At least she did in 1962. From a set of Beauty guides we have this list of &q...

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7:38 AM

For The Boy Who's 3 Or Less - Butterick Patterns from 1946 For The Boy Who's 3 Or Less - Butterick Patterns from 1946

Woman's Day Magazine let's us know what the well dressed young man should be wearing in 1946. Each of these are from Butterick Patte...

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7:31 AM

Last Seen Wearing... Last Seen Wearing...

The Case of the Missing Co-Ed... she was LAST SEEN WEARING - a gray skirt and a yellow sweater. Then she vanished... "Her face spells S...

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10:23 AM

Tailor Maid - 1945 Fashion Model's 5 Way Suit Tailor Maid - 1945 Fashion Model's 5 Way Suit

In The American Magazine, March 1945, we have Wendy Russell New York "top-flight fashion model and styling adviser to half a dozen ma...

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11:16 AM

Be First With Fredricks! Be First With Fredricks!

This fabulous Fredrick's ad from 1966 came on the back of the TV Prevues insert in the Seattle PI Newspaper. This might have come to my ...

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Probably. Probably.
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