Tag Archives: Fashion

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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70s Spots: Foster Grant Sunglasses (Johnny Bench) & Gabriel Shocks (Roger Miller, 1974)

“The looks, the lens – we’ve got it all.” Here’s two good celebrity spots from 1974 for your Saturday. First, we find Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame’r Johnny Bench for Foster Grant sunglasses. The commercial aired in October of ’74. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fruit Of The Loom Briefs & Playtex Bras (1978)

“Fruit makes the best pickin’s!” Today’s theme is “Underthings of 1978.” With that in mind, let’s enjoy a classic commercial for Fruit of the Loom briefs from August of ’78. You’ll recognize the fruit mascots and the “Granny” who stars … Continue reading

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