Monday, August 20, 2012

Madison Avenue Monday: Join the Jumbo Jet Set

Ok, I'm still trying to figure these "ensembles" out: are these cocktail outfits for your everyday woman or glittery chicken costumes for showgirls?

Can you tell me just where were the women of 1968 supposed to debut these "Insta-knits" made with "Jumbo Jet" knitting needles?

From McCall's Needlework & Crafts, Spring-Summer 1968

4 comments:

  1. Show Girls in Chicken Costumes. Yeppers that's what it looks like to me!

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  2. They look like the outfits on the Bond girls in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). New Year's Eve in Vale? Isn't that a young Lauren Hutton?

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    1. It does look like Lauren Hutton. But I think she was already on the cover of Vogue by this time...would she have done such a shoot then? If only she had smiled wider we would know for sure! *wink*

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