Recently, I have expanded my Etsy store to include Men’s and Women’s clothing. Occasionally, I will feature some items in my blog, Vintage North that will correspond with Something awesome I found in an old magazine. Basically, it’s cross referencing!! So I know what I am talking about, so you know that I know what I am talking about and you will be able to share the information so you know what you are talking about to your friends!!!
As I was shifting through my Vogue magazine from Sept 1 1970 (they published two magazines a month up until the early 80s.) I was delighted to find some silhouettes that were similar to clothing I was carrying in my store. It validates (no pun intended) the era I assigned the garment to as vintage.
The first image is of a Leslie Fay Knit dress paired with a Short Sleeve knit dress labelled from Tabou Paris:
I do not have a belt or tie showing on the Tabou Dress. it did not come with one, but you can accessorize this very simple silhouette in a way that makes it unique to your fashion sense.
The second outfit is from Anne Klein and Liz Claiborne. Also from the same magazine. Culottes were coming in for Spring and Autumn. They were featured in beautiful wool fabrics. In the pictures shown below both are paired with a classic white shirt:
The Liz Claiborne cullotes shown here are in a rich Chocolate brown corduroy!!I have paired mine with Liz Claiborne dark brown leather belt (also carried in the store on a different listing, please look in the Women’s Accessories section). The big sash is a very Spanish style. Back in the 70s culottes were worn with tall boots and lovely full capes made of wool and came in check patterns.
I hope you enjoyed this post…till next time!!!