Fashion #TBT : When Crochet was All The Rage

Sometime in the late 60’s or early 70’s, crocheted clothing became a fashion statement.  I don’t know why or how this happened, as I was just a kid, but there were all kinds of books for crocheting clothing and by the 70’s, the Granny Square look was in almost every aspect of every person’s wardrobe…

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Fashion #TBT Invasion of the Bullet Bras!

I don’t know of one woman, young or old, who actually enjoys wearing a bra.  Yet, when we look at the history of women’s foundation garments, what we have now is far less egregious than those awful bullet bras that women wore in the 1950’s……\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMadidenform’s Chansonette Bra was one of the most popular bras in the…

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Fashion #TBT : Remembering the Panty Girdle

There was a time when a woman wouldn’t dream of leaving the house without a girdle.  In fact, it was almost de riguer for a woman to wear some kind of girdle under just about every kind of clothing.  As we can see here, even under a pair of Bermuda shorts while grocery shopping!!Now, if…

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