Tag Archives | 1970s

Fess Up — You’ve Seen Dazed and Confused More Than, Like, a Dozen Times

The quintessential summer movie, Dazed and Confused manages to capture all the major high school cross sections and cliches in less than two hours. Read more »

Fashion in Film: Now and Then

Fashion in Film: Now and Then via The ModCloth Blog
Looking for a nostalgic summer flick to beat the heat? Nineties film Now and Then's combo of fashion and friendship might just be the perfect antidote. Read more »

Vintage View: Italy in ‘Amore’ Lovely Light

Writer Cindy dives into the pages of her grandmother's vintage copy of Italia Mia to uncover Italy in the early 1970s. Read more »

Fave Finds: Adrian’s ’70s Dress

Fave find

Who: Adrian of Adrian Loves Owls

What: 1970’s vintage dress

Where: Etsy store Shop Cheeky Cheeky

How much: $28

When I use it: “I wear it to the office.”

Shopping tips: “I love thrift shopping more than anything, but when …

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Fashion in Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

What do science fiction, cross-dressing aliens, and choreographed dancing all have in common? The makings of the 1975 cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, of course! Read more »

Fave Finds: Tori’s 1970s Festival Frock

Who: Tori of Generations Collective

What: 1970’s floral maxi dress

Where: House of Vintage in Portland, Oregon

How much: $20

When I use it: “Whenever I feel like being outdoors, surrounded by nature, or feeling whimsical and free. I love …

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Page Turners: Would You Follow the Suggestions of this ’70s Editorial?

Teen Magazine 1971
Images via Flickr user Sugarpie Honeybunch

What’s that, 1971 ‘Teen Magazine?  You dare me to wear an armful of bracelets? Ooh, I’m shaking in my shiny pink pumps. Wait, now you dare me mix prints using that shirt with …

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Retro Revival: Fabric Flashbacks in Fall 2012 Collections

Any material girl whose eyes wandered over the fabrics that frolicked down Fall 2012’s runways got a serious case of ‘weak in the knees’. Although entirely new, these fine fabrics and the ways in which they were arranged were heavily …

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Bossa Supernova: Brilliant 1960's Album Covers

When A&M Records released Herb Alpert Presents Sérgio Mendes and Brasil ’66, the jazzy samba sub-genre bossa nova flooded mainstream culture immediately, leaving dashes of its Rio-born flavor everywhere from the White House to the World Expo in Osaka, …

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DIY Inspiration: Feeling Groovy

Find inspiration in these off-the-hook Etsy picks: Kaleidoscope Afghan by CrochetForSure, Whoo-Whoo Owl Latch Hook Rug by TonyMeredith, Funky Flower Cushion Pillow Cover by Mothcusions, Paul McCartney Wings Record Bowl by Colerainecreations, Paper Quilled Earrings by HoneyHive, and Recycled Record

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