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memories of the ’70s – Christmas 1975

In 1975, young kids were writing their letters to Santa Claus – hoping for that favourite toy. During this year, some of the top selling toys included the infamous Pet Rock and the video game Pong. Looking at the some … Continue reading

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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 ’80s – jelly shoes

For those stylish young women of the ’80s, one of the key items to own: jelly shoes. These PVC flexible shoes became all the rage, especially with the teen and 20 something set for its bright colours, summer style and … 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 ’80s – v-cut swimsuit

In the 1980s, the swimsuit, whether a two piece or a one piece, became notable for its v-cut, showing off a woman’s leg. In 1980, the February 5th Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue showed model Christie Brinkley in a white string … Continue reading

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