Monday, March 16, 2015

More April 1920 Fashion

"Street Frocks and Soft Afternoon Modes:
The Polonaise Suggests the Suit, Tunic and Extended Hip Vary the Line"

Vintage Fashion from the April 1920 Delineator Magazine

Vintage Fashion, April 1920

"Advanced Rumors of the Season:
The French Kimono sleeve and Draped Collar"

Fashions from Delineator Magazine, April 1920

Friday, March 6, 2015

Dole Hawaiian Pineapple Company

"What a joy to open a can of pineapple and find just the grade you expected. And that's exactly what happens - if your pineapple is packed by Dole."

Ad from 1929.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Nufashond Notions

"A supply of Nufashond elastic in varied widths should be kept on hand, for Nufashond is of live, snappy rubber which outlasts the ordinary elastic many times."

Ad for Nufashond Elastic, from 1922.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Vacation in these smart new Shoes!

"Vacation in these smart new Shoes and you will leave your foot aches at home!

"Styled by the Selby Fashion Studios in Paris and New York, they augment the beauty of your gala warm weather wardrobe. Having all the exclusive Arch Preserver foot comfort features, they give your feet the care-free zest that speeds you joyously from one recreation to another."

Ad for the Arch Preserver Shoe, from 1929

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Old English Wax

"For dancing - Sprinkle Old English Powdered Wax lightly over the floor - the dancers' feet put on the polish."

Ad for Old English Wax, from 1922

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Message Every Morning Brings

"It should not be necessary to urge the merits of Resinol Soap, nor is it necessary to people who have tried it. They know that it invigorates a sallow, sluggish skin, and helps to keep the complexion clear and fresh, - and the hair thick and lustrous."

Ad for Resinol Soap, from 1923.