9/29/15

Vintage Style #44: 1970s Men's Fashion Ads


This is clearly the coolest dude who has ever walked the earth.  He's got a falcon for God's sake.  Even Ron Burgundy didn't have a falcon.

Anyway, here's a potpourri of 1970s men's fashion advertisements spanning from 1970-1975.    An abundance of tight high-waisted slacks and a sea of plaid await.



1975
I must say, I'm not in love with the red one-piece jumpsuit.

1971
Don't you love the hep with-it lingo? "For those who rap with today through the soul of yesteryear."

(Note to those that like to get technical: some of these ads are for both men and women.)

1970
1974
"He's sure of himself.  He knows what he wants and can afford to pay for it.  But he's sure not going to pay more for it than he has to. And he doesn't have to.  He's the Rappers man."

1974
The jeans rolled up to the knee, with red socks - I'm diggin' it.  But someone should tell the cowboy he runs like a woman.

1974
"But for some strange reason American men have been hiding their shapes behind shirts that are too loose. Too billowy."

1974
I'm sorry but at least one of these photographs would fit perfectly in a pancakes post.

1970

1970
Kind of an awkward advertisement.  And, yes, I most certainly have had bad times while wearing Levis.

1974
She's a'lookin' and she's a'likin'.

1971

1972
It takes a second, but she does have a right leg.

1974
My eyes! Those yellow pants - how was this ever a thing?

1970
That looks like Cybill Shepard, but I'm not completely sure.  "The Time: Autumn. The Action: Sausalito, California."  It doesn't really make sense, but for some reason it makes me want the shoes nonetheless.

1972
1971

7 comments:

  1. Surf artist Bill Ogden did some Jantzen ads in the 70s. Be nice to see them here.

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  2. That guy wearing the plaid sport coat in the Crowdstopper ad has a William Smith vibe about him.

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  3. Pure GOLD baby !!!
    Tell me again that fashion sucked in the 70's when most if not all of this is still HOT today

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  4. The guy with the falcon was obviously Ron Burgundy's dad. What an awesome pic!

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  5. The guy with the falcon was obviously Ron Burgundy's dad. What an awesome pic!

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  6. Is that Joe Namath at the bottom of the McGregor ad?

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