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Two Cases Of Good Husbandry

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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

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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

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"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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Sorry, Waists Are Shrinking!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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She is Really A Glamorous Creature

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

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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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Last Seen Wearing...

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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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Tailor Maid - 1945 Fashion Model's 5 Way Suit

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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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Be First With Fredricks!

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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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