Vintage Adverts: Love is Blind. Wool is Washable.

love is blind

…and a good double entendre will never date. Fnar fnar.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Honey, April 1970


Mild Sauce: Ondine Bath Dew

ondine advert

When did we get so prudish about ladies nipples? This beautiful image was a double page advert in a mainstream magazine in 1975, and apparently also used in the packaging, but people have their Instagram accounts deleted and Facebook posts censored for far less in 2014.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, July 1975


Mild Sauce: A Heel of a Height

ysl platforms peccinotti nova january 1974 s

All shoes by Yves Saint Laurent

Skyscraper heels announce a new, more refined shape for shoes in 1974. All the leading shoe designers endorse this feeling, though the heel heights vary. Yves Saint Laurent, that king of trendsetters, picks these – the highest. Thick platforms, the only real fashion story of the 70s so far, are out.

By Caroline Baker. Photographed by Harri Peccinotti.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Nova, January 1974.


Mild Sauce: The Sexually Aggressive Woman

"A sense of her own power, fed by strong feelings of her own worth, enables the highely physically motivated woman to play the game of sex her way..."

“A sense of her own power, fed by strong feelings of her own worth, enables the highly physically motivated woman to play the game of sex her way…”

Photographed by Henry Wolf.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, July 1975


Mild Sauce: “I was frigid”

I was frigid

Illustration by Caroline Smith (uncredited) for an article entitled ‘I was frigid’.

Scanned from Cosmopolitan, March 1973


Inspirational Illustrations: Sexual fantasies are important

Sexual fantasies are important - Dick Ellescas - Cosmopolitan, February 1973

Illustrated by Dick Ellescas.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, February 1973


Vintage Adverts: Meet your Swedish Playmate

abecita advert vanity fair april 72

Abecita advert scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vanity Fair, April 1972


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