Vogue November 1984 Part 1

Submitted by windupkitty June 14th, 2011
Certifikitsch Winner

Luckily this magazine still sits in Mum’s sitting room. Aunt Margaret must have picked it up when she was in Boston and Mum (her younger sister) never threw it out. I’m sure Mum never had another copy of Vogue, but that this one was very special, as it had come from afar and was full of glamor…There are many posts to come as each page is worthy of photographing…I did have to narrow it down to a few though as the magazine itself is about as thick as an old Sears catalog….

The cover…Wow, art direction is puzzling, but sequins are more so…..That’s one vintage hat I can do without…..

First page when you open the cover is an advert for WHAT NOW?! Ohhhhhh…..the ad’s for WATCHES…yeah..I couldn’t tell for a minute…I do have to say, this is the best mixture of advertising and business plan ever…..Both of you put on your watches, then get it on in the shower=waterlogged watches=buy more watches. Very shrewd business model, Mr Mink! That’s why I prefer a Swatch…they’re water resistant…..

3 Responses to “Vogue November 1984 Part 1”

  1. Allee Willis

    The cover model’s head is tipped because that jeweled hat is so heavy!

    So much going on in the watch/shower/lust/Mink ad. I like the bathrobe better than the watches.

    Old magazines are just the best. I don’t collect Vogue but those surely have to be timepieces to show us how completely ridiculous we looked or wanted to look and maybe putting all that pressure on yourself isn’t ultimately worth it. That jeweled hat probably gave you brain damage it was so heavy. Some poor schlep probably forgot to take her watch off when they showered right after reading that magazine.

  2. windupkitty

    hahahaha….wait till you see the other stuff…just haven’t had time to post…the 80s preppy ads are the best…aside from the glamorous ones…more to come…that jeweled hat causing her head to tip…ahahahahahaha!!!!