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memories of the ’70s – Tickle deodorant

For women of the 1970s, the personal care offerings included a wide range of unique products, such as Tickle deodorant. The distinctive name, product shape and colours became popular with shoppers of the mid 1970s, especially with the suggestive tag … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – album design by Jeff Ayeroff

Now a well-respected music excecutive, in the 1980s Jeff Ayeroff started off as an album art director, working with Styx on their 1981 album Paradise Theatre: The album’s bold typeface highlighted like a movie marquee keeps the eye on the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – album design by Mike Doud

The 1970s style is distinct, and thanks to creative minds like Mike Doud, there’s many examples in his album cover creations, like Physical Graffiti, the 1975 album from Led Zeppelin: A photograph of two buildings at St. Mark’s Place were … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress

Designer Diane von Furstenberg was the name women wanted on their wardrobe, especially with the debut of her eventually iconic design – the wrap dress. Launching her company in 1970, von Furstenberg took her small investment of $30,000 and started … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – the thong swimsuit

“No one has freed the body like Rudi Gernreich”, said the editor of French Vogue in 1967. The Austrian-born, California-based fashion designer made his mark in fashion, first with the scandalous monokini in the late 1960s and in 1974 with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – album design

This decade’s distinctive style came from many creative minds;¬†for several bands, their album design and image was¬†created by a Japanese artist: Tadanori Yokoo. (Above – Emerson Lake and Palmer 1972) His unique use of photo collage style to create a … Continue reading

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