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.
This catalog of household goods was published to help people ‘spend’ the gift stamps they had earned at the grocery store — much like the better-known Green Stamps.
See inside this vintage catalog of gifts for men and boys from M Shwartz & Co. 1968 — menswear, shirts, ties, jackets, pants, sweaters, shoes, slippers and gloves — and more.
What was it like to go looking for a new car more than 100 years ago? Here’s a look at some of the car showrooms that would have greeted automobile buyers!
Apple Computer was once known for their apple-shaped, multi-colored rainbow logo. In keeping with that style, you could buy all kinds of Apple-branded merchandise — from gym bags to running shorts, and thermoses to picnic baskets. Take a look!
Los Angeles in the ’50s Take a retro peek back at the Los Angeles area of yesteryear! In addition to the huge cars (plus the
For a ’60s-style Christmas, give something out of this world! On the launching pad and ready to go in Santa’s space capsule are a collection of vintage creative holiday gifts for the home.
Household in the pink Having run the gamut in clothes, pink has moved in on home furnishings, and is seeping into every room of the
Back in the twenties, who was buying the most stuff? The people who already had fancy telephones in their homes.
From 1908: The new Hamburger department store is to be a city in itself, a veritable human beehive, with all the complexity of detail characterizing a busy city, save that it will be a metropolis in miniature,
Bloomingdale’s originally opened in 1861 when the Bloomingdale brothers began by selling hoop skirts on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Then in 1872, the two opened
Casual dresses of the ’50s were pretty on their own, but still the style mavens commanded women, ‘You’ll wear these American-made fashions from now on, wherever the sun shines.’
When it comes to saving money on food, it’s hard to always get the most out of your food dollar. Here’s a quiz from the fifties to see how budget-wise people were!
This series of American Express ads that ran in the second half of 1979 did a great job capturing the last few months of the
Shopping for sweet treats has long been a joy for young and old alike! Here are photos from 1938 and 1939 that show people buying candies — by the bar, by the box and by the bag.
Mme Demorest’s Emporium of Fashions – 473 Broadway, New York We think our lady readers will be both interested and benefited by having their attention called
Classified Yellow Pages telephone directory (1952) Yellow Pages (1961) Shop by phone when you can’t leave home (1961) Shop the Yellow Pages way – 1962
Here are 12 General Electric (GE) gift ideas from December 1961, featuring their latest small appliances and gadgets — from alarm clocks to hair dryers,
Vintage shoe styles for women If retro- and vintage-fashion are your thing, check out these seven fantastic styles of footwear styles from the past! Featuring