If you follow My Retro Closet on Pinterestyou may have noticed I've been pinning a lot of vintage lingerie and nightwear advertisements recently. I fell down a rabbit hole of beautiful s illustrations of glamorous women in babydolls, negligees and bed jackets, and I noticed most of what I was pinning were images from vintage Aldens catalogs. Then down another rabbit hole I fell, and I just had to share with you my favourite Aldens catalog images in a blog post.
These days, many turn to Amazon when they need to make a simple purchase. While Amazon is a relatively new business changing the way we consume productsthe model itself isn't necessarily new. People have been buying and shipping merchandise to their homes for decades.
I've been collecting paper ephemera for many years, with a particular fondness for old catalogs. They are a great representation of life at the time of publication. My collection goes from the late s through the s.
Hollywood Fashion Silicone Breast Enhancers. Hollywood Fashion Breast Lift Tape. Beige Stretch Waist Cincher. Black Fishnet Pantyhose.
Victoria's Secret was founded in by a guy named Roy Raymond who wanted a place where he could buy lingerie for his wife without feeling like a perv. A year later, Victoria's Secret was a hit, and Raymond launched a mail-order business with the first-ever Victoria's Secret catalog. Here's a look back at the brand's epic evolution.
Catalog with great pictures of Vintage Lingerie like corsets, bodice, garter belts, stockings etc. In English, German and French. DIN-A 4 - 60 pages.
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This is a list of notable lingerie brands and manufacturers. This list catalogues brands known primarily for their lingerie or underwear, and not fashion or clothing in general. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Korea Times.
What was Christmas like twenty-five years ago? In the pages of the Frederick's of Hollywood catalog, it was hot. The lingerie retailer has been in business sincebut filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.