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My dad & his tie in 1970′s Fuller-O’Brien Ad

kookykitsch Submitted by kookykitsch
September 16th, 2010
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My dad, who worked as “Personnel Director” a position now called head of HR, at Fuller-O’Brien, in the early 70′s, was commissioned for one of their ads. Note groovy tie.


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4 Responses to “My dad & his tie in 1970′s Fuller-O’Brien Ad”

  1. Allee Willis Allee Willis says:

    That tie is so spectacular I can’t breathe. And this is such a 1970′s looking print ad. Were all your father’s ties this evocative of the time or was this that special occasion tie he always wore for the special moments?

  2. k2dtw k2dtw says:

    How cute is this guy and his tie… I love all the paisley print designs they did in the 70′s, this one is fab… great post

  3. denny denny says:

    Your Dad was stylin’! That tie is amazing.

  4. kookykitsch kookykitsch says:

    My mom is to blame/ takes credit for my dad’s way-out fashion choices. She would shop in the gay neighborhoods in SF in the 60′s and 70′s to find him the most fashionable accessories – the majority of his ties were similar to this, a far cry from the traditional Preppie style he wore when my parents met.

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