Thursday, August 21, 2014

Blue Moon Silk Stockings

Blue Moon - America's Most Beautiful Full Fashioned Silk Stockings.
Ad from 1928.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

"Just Like Shopping in Paris"


"This is the Book which enables every woman to make her dreams of having the most correct and charming wardrobe come true. Agnes Souret, known as the most beautiful and most fashionably dressed woman in Paris, has personally approved every one of the beautiful styles offered in this superb Catalog of apparel for Spring and Summer."

Ad for the 35th Anniversary Style Book from the Chicago Mail Order Company, from 1925.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

"Your Skin Drinks it Up"

"Comfort for your hands - a lovely, silky-soft skin, white as milk and smooth as ivory - these are what Jergens Lotion can bring you."

Ad for Jergens Lotion, from 1928.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

"Listerine and dandruff simply do not get along together."

"The use of Listerine for dandruff is not complicated. You simply douse it on your scalp, full strength, and massage thoroughly."
Listerine ad, from 1926.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Your Skin must Breathe to be Beautiful

"Remember that fragrant Frostilla also protects the skin from sun and wind, makes powder cling with wonderful smoothness, keeps the hands always attractive."
Ad for Frostilla Fragrant Lotion, from 1926.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

H & W Corsets. "They Fit."


"This style has a flattering effect over the diaphragm and bust and still takes care of the figure when sitting."

The "H & W" corset company of Newark, NJ, ad from 1924.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"The vogue is for filmy curtains that drape gracefully."


"Filminess of texture that is almost gossamer-like in its exquisite fineness - easy, graceful draping that is always natural, therein lies the fascination of Scranton Filet Nets and Lace Curtains."

Ad for the Scranton Lace Co., 1922.