Kitsch » May 2009

Home Bar Guide

Just in time for the weekend comes this 1950’s plastic drink guide, the must-have bar accessory in any respectable Space Age home. Spi...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Home Bar Guide


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Just in time for the weekend comes this 1950’s plastic drink guide, the must-have bar accessory in any respectable Space Age home. Spi...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Beatles Nylons


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Yea, you got the Beatles lunchbox, the Beatles tray and Beatles dolls but do you have the hosiery?  The lads and their guitars are text...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Happy Friday Foster!


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If only for the polyester bellbottomed poolside fashion shows and the razor blades embedded in Pam Grier’s afro, Friday Foster has att...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Watering Can Purse


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Almost didn’t buy this because a) it wasn’t vintage and b) it was SO good I thought it would germinate like weeds in shopping ma...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Blue Jean Pitcher


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Blue jeans were SO popular in the 70’s they not only were wrapped around every inappropriate body shape imaginable but also around eve...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Ice Cream Cone Radio


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Although the ice cream looks more like dry wall spackle this radio, made in 1977, still plays beautiful static-y music like the day it was b...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Mosaic Clown


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Like the vaunted Poodle, the Clown is another species who attains almost instant Kitsch status just by existing. Especially if they’re...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Poodle Vase


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If it’s vintage and involves a Poodle there’s a 90% chance it qualifies as pure Kitsch. In the 1950’s and 60’s there...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – String Art Owl


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In the 1970’s, more owls lived on wood paneled walls than in trees. The owl is clearly the National Bird in the state of Kitsch as flo...

Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day – Disco Luggage


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Fits just enough polyester for the weekend. Very rare Disco collectible though I’ve managed to find 3 pieces over the years. Still mis...