Allee Willis’ Kitsch O’ The Day –1975 Avon Thread and Thimble Cotillion Cologne

Submitted by Allee Willis April 15th, 2010

This pink spool of thread topped with a silver thimble has probably been empty for decades but still reeks of the one ounce of Avon Cotillion Cologne that once filled it.  3-1/2″ tall, the thimble is made of chrome finish plastic and the bottle is milk glass. I opened it about an hour before I started writing this post and the room still smells like the cosmetics aisle at Woolworths in 1975.

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