In the ’70s, teens and girls were wild about the blonde look, trying at-home methods and a variety of new products to lighten and brighten their hair.
Vintage beauty & fashion
Whether for a day at the beach or in the pool, these inflatable vintage pool floats and loungers gave people of all ages a new way to enjoy the water.
Figurines were the crispy, crunchy bars that gave dieters the satisfaction of solid food. Four delicious flavors: Chocolate, Chocolate Caramel, Vanilla and Raspberry.
Why were vintage Biba clothes so popular, even among celebrities like Twiggy and Mia Farrow? Part of it was that its mini-clothes could be bought on a mini-budget.
These sweet bandana baby clothes are wearing tops made from the kind of cotton scarves you can buy anywhere. Here’s how to make these outfits from 1977!
The iconic Breck Girl shampoo ads were meant to look sweet & wholesome, and a few of the models went on to become famous actresses. Take a look!
Not only would these sexist vintage ads not sell well today, but they’d also cause a huge social media backlash. See 50 of the most obnoxious examples here.
Talk show host Johnny Carson created a line of suits in the seventies – mostly all polyester, and they came in dozens of different colors and styles.
Take a look back at more than 100 antique stickpins, from the simple gold and silver pins to those with pearls, diamonds, opals and other precious gems.
These inexpensive, stylish clothes and these funky, fun accessories from the ’70s were just perfect for her to wear in the summertime.
Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific shampoo & conditioner are extra rich, extra thick — so it leaves your hair shiny clean and fresh. Slightly spicy. Slightly flowery. And ready for compliments.
Old-fashioned Granny squares are easy to do and multiply so fast, you can turn out an afghan fast. And since you crochet a square at a time, you can carry them anywhere.
With the vintage Growing Up Skipper doll, if watching a little girl grow up into a bosomy teenager seemed a bit much, just turn her arm back and she’s cute and young again.
Create your own distinctive beaded jewelry – bracelets, necklaces, belts, headbands – by weaving it on a basic box loom! Here’s how to do this retro bead craft.
Companies promoted it. Celebrities touted it. Everyday people paid attention, and then spent hours in the sun, trying to get the perfect suntan.
See more than two dozen examples of vintage makeup, showing the evolution of blue eyeshadow from the ’50s to the ’80s. As you will see, sometimes it works… and sometimes it really, really doesn’t.
Check out this 60s & 70s bell-bottoms inspo from the decades that started it all. You might not even believe this fashion era really happened if it weren’t for the photo receipts!
Remember the old Palmolive dish soap ads, featuring Madge the Manicurist (actress Jan Miner), who was always telling women how terrible their hands looked?
If you want that gorgeous, ingenue-like retro makeup style popular in the ’60s and ’70, here’s how to apply false eyelashes just like they did back then!
Who was buying ’70s juniors clothes? In 1973, for back-to-school, teen girls spent a total of more than $3 billion in 60 days on the latest fashions. Here’s a look at what was available back then!
If you’re making yourself miserable because you can’t diet your size-12 figure down to a size 8, relax. Skinny is out of style.
In this swimwear, sleepwear and lingerie from the 1973 JC Penney catalog, you will spot a couple women who went on to become well-known as actresses!
Look back at ’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog! Plaids and dots, florals and stripes, denim and corduroy, gingham and seersucker, ice cream colors, country kitchen colors and more.
History repeats itself — in fashions, too! (1972) Fashions Americana There was the prairie dress with the ruffles and bows — its pretty popover pinafore…
Looking for some DIY ’70s clothes? Here are some quickie, kicky, catalytic young wearables to make out of this and that for next to nothing!
Choose from a scandalous array of makeup pencil colors, and don’t be surprised if you produce a masterpiece. Here are six different ways to get an authentic vintage ’70s look!
Young Brooke Shields was just ten years old when she landed her first magazine cover. Despite her being best known now as an actress, author
From the scrubbed to the sensational look, here are some expert makeup and beauty tips on how to do your own ’70s-style makeover!
Suddenly, as if in answer to a universal male prayer, hot pants appeared spontaneously in all the civilized capitals of the Western world.
Vintage Keds Grasshoppers Casuals offered that comfy, carefree and barefoot feel to any run-around day, with smart styling and smart colors. Take a look back!
Kissing Potion: New! Flavored roll-on lipgloss Shines up lips. Shines up lipstick. Outshines pot gloss and stick gloss by a smile. Rolls on a clean, sleek,
If retro and vintage fashion are your thing, check out these seven fantastic styles of footwear styles from the past! Featuring laces, T-straps and buttons,
By their fads, ye shall know them (1975) By Carol Kramer – The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) December 6, 1975 Can you find your look?
Makeover: Fine, flyaway hair? Tame it with the right cut and perm Bridget Demski was wearing her fine hair in a long, limp style that
It used to be a man’s world. But you’ve changed it. How much? Check a box for every yes.