Seventeen Magazine

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I read Seventeen Magazine voraciously as a teen. These are some pins of ads and articles that I particularly remember fondly.

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September "Romeo & Juliet casts the spell of yesterday over the up-tempo fashions of today" - possibly a response to the 'Romeo and Juliet' movie that came out the same year (with the beautiful Olivia Hussey) Seventies Fashion, 60s And 70s Fashion, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, 1960s Fashion Hippie, Vintage Vogue, Ladies Fashion, Korean Fashion, Fashion Tips

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October 1968. ‘The now generation dips into the past and creates a “now” look as tender and touching as the fragile beauty Juliet.’

January ‘Soft lines, feminine patterns – that’s what gentle dressing. - January ‘Soft lines, feminine patterns – that’s what gentle dressing is all about. 70s Outfits, Mode Outfits, Vintage Outfits, Fashion Outfits, Fashion Fashion, Fashion Sets, Lolita Fashion, Cheap Fashion, Ladies Fashion

1970s Fashion: Real romantics let longdresses set the mood

Some fun 1970s fashions, mostly from the first half of the decade, which I enjoyed looking at recently. And also the amusing descriptions from the original magazines! October 1973. ‘Real romantics …

What was the retro pastel eye makeup look all about? Making the eyes look big and soft by creating a natural look with pale eyeshadow shades. 1970s Makeup, Vintage Makeup Ads, Retro Makeup, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Ads, Eye Makeup, Vintage Models, Makeup App, Vintage Glamour

How to create the pretty retro pastel eye makeup look they loved back in the '60s & '70s

What was the retro pastel eye makeup look all about? Making the eyes look big and soft by creating a natural look with pale eyeshadow shades. See it here!

1974 I remember these ads when I was a little girl I thought "how glamorous " they were :) Retro Advertising, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Hj History, 70s Hair, Retro Hair, Beauty Ad, Beauty Shop, Beauty Products

Anyway you want to do it

From Seventeen, April 1974. "Daredevilly" is actress/model Season Hubley.

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November 1973. ‘The forties slink has a sweetheart neckline and little puff sleeves.’

The designer Betsey Johnson ran several paper doll advertisements, many of which appeared in Mademoiselle magazine. From the styles, I woul. Colorful Fashion, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Betsey Johnson, Vintage Images, Retro Vintage, Mademoiselle Magazine, Alley Cat, Seventeen Magazine

The Paper Collector

It is easy to see why vintage billheads are so collectible: many feature beautiful engravings of actual streets that were idealized as the heart of industry, when factories, forges and mills were bustling and manufacturing was king. You could build a history lesson around this billhead. As you can see, forging was the specialty of Theo. Smith & Sons. No date, but listing blacksmiths on top tells you horses were still critical for commerce. Fertilizer dryers and tallow rendering evokes farm…

"Psssssst dry shampoo is a funny white mist". Hard to read the rest of this ad without laughing like a fool. Retro Advertising, Retro Ads, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Stuff, Vintage Makeup, Vintage Beauty, Beauty Ad, Thing 1

Psssssst

My child bride is significantly younger than I, several years at least. That's a lot of time to make up, especially when, like she, you gro...

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Alley Cat By Betsey Johnson , Circa 1972

I have written about Betsey Johnson a number of times before here on this blog. I was able to find some more advertisements featuring her clothing designs in my vintage Seventeen Magazines, and I decided to share them this morning, since I am looking forward to seeing Betsey again tonight on Dancing with The Stars. Last week she had an unfortunate situation with a feather boa prop; I felt badly for her. But she made it through to dance again with her partner Tony Dovolani, and I am wishing…

Just Seventeen July ‘She’s in a cube-print shirt with soft gathered yoke, pockets top and bottom, buttons from neck to hem. 60s And 70s Fashion, Mod Fashion, Teen Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Style, Magazine Images, Seventeen Magazine, Fashion History, Vintage Outfits

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July 1973. ‘She’s in a cube-print shirt with soft gathered yoke, pockets top and bottom, buttons from neck to hem.’

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Betsey Johnson For Butterick Part Two

Today, we are continuing the three part post about Betsey Johnson's 1970's designs for Butterick patterns, featuring patterns and images from Seventeen Magazine. Pattern #6529: And the pantsuit made from a gorgeous corduroy: And the other version in green ( I LOVE all of the shoes these models are wearing in today's post, by the way!) Pattern #6530: Constructed in a pretty floral with an aqua background: Same fabric, with a peach background this time - the long skirt and top: And aqua again…

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The Betsey Girl

Love the Vintage Betsey Johnson look as she ventured into making patterns for Butterick called Alley Cat. Here is just a sampling of her work then and a pattern. A wrap dress with a hood, keep a lookout for this.