Tag Archives: Fashion

70s Spots: One-A-Day Vitamins (Jane Curtin) & Haggar Slacks (Willie & Lester) (1976)

“If you know what’s good for you.” We’re back in action after the holiday with two famous Seventies comedians. First, we find Saturday Night Live‘s Jane Curtin in a serious 1976 spot for One-A-Day Vitamins. Second, Willie Tyler and Lester … Continue reading

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70s Baseball: In Praise Of ‘Ugly’ Uniforms

Todd Random at The New York Times describes “Why I Love Ugly Uniforms.” The uniforms in question being the bright and stylishly suspect Seventies baseball gear of teams like the Houston Astros, Oakland A’s, and San Diego Padres. NYT quote: … Continue reading

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70s Spots: SunSensor Sunglasses & Timex Watches (1978)

“Lenses that change.” Seventies fashion time with two spots from 1978. First up, a commercial for SunSensor sunglasses with a humorous touch. The spot aired in February of ’78. Second, a commercial for Timex digital watches with spokesperson Jim McKay … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fashion Time With Bob Griese & Fran Tarkenton (1972)

“You won’t want to wear them all the time – but you could.” Football and fashion go together like…well, not a whole lot. Nevertheless, I’ve got two commercials for you today from October of 1972 featuring just that. First up, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fashion Time – Kmart Boys’ Wear & Levi’s Sportswear (1979)

“Kmart is your savings store…” Let’s get fashion forward! Here’s two commercials from 1979. First, we have a boys’ wear spot from Kmart from August ’79. Second, a spot for Levi’s Sportswear from November. Watch out for those bouncy lapels. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: JCPenney Plain Pockets Jeans & Lee Jeans (1977)

“The big difference between us and them is the pockets…and the price.” We’re visiting the Jean Genie of 1977 today. First, take in a spot for JCPenney showing off their Plain Pockets line. After that, a commercial for Lee Jeans … Continue reading

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