MOST VERSATILE ACCESSORY EVER INVENTED
HEAD ‘N SHOULDERS RING—Most versatile accessory ever invented. This glamorous head or neck piece of glistening white fabric may be worn many ways. A style sensation when trimmed with imported iridescent beads, crystal drops, and custom-made braid. “Head ‘N Shoulders” kit also available in Colorado blue. Another fashion first by National Handcraft.
IT’S FASHION WEEK IN NEW YORK CITY
The luxury look of
Furs by Robert
THE LOOK OF FASHION — THE FEEL OF COMFORT
Your salon has many V.I.P. patrons
V.I.P. patrons deserve a Lady Clair® Robe
Exclusively by Affiliated Laundries, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Perfect for when you check into the “CALIFORNIA POPPY” room at the Madonna Inn.
It’s a notable tote-able in a patchwork gingham print, all splashed with rad, white and blue daisies and butterflies. Sturdy cotton bag is fully lined with soft, supple vinyl for stability, water resistance. Has roomy side pocket with zipper closure in accent red. A fun-to-make fashion-right accessory for travel, shopping, beach. Add the companion Checkmate Kerchief, this year’s freshest tie-on for all outdoors. Both outstanding craft kits from the Studios of National Handcraft, Handcraft Building, Des Moines, Iowa.
FAREWELL to FASHION WEEK
SEVERED HEADS in ADVERTISING
…this color come-on!
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The GIRL with her BUTT in the FRONT
For last year’s Fashion Week, I gave you another Jane Irwill advertising postcard of this lovely woman in another pose. Two of you commented that it looked like her head was on backwards. Or you could say it looked like her butt was in the front.
Well, here we are again.
HAPPY NEW YORK CITY FASHION WEEK
IT’S NEW YORK CITY FASHION WEEK!
Valerie’s “NEW YOUNG LOOK” Belt
The newly shaped, delightfully designed five inch wide genuine cowhide belt to give you the most slender waist ever. Available in black, navy, red, white, natural. Price $5.00. Send check of money order with your waist measurement to:
30-64, 49 Street, Long Island City 3, New York
Looks like she’s trying to put on her best model face while hiding the need to barf up all the bacon and pancakes and syrup being squeezed out of her gut.
HAPPY NEW YORK CITY FASHION WEEK
Are they singing?
Are they meditating?
Are they channelling?
Is that a gun Red is holding?
What’s going on?
“THE KNITTED SUIT
Two high rating all wool suits winning audience applause every time.
(A) A two piece mock cardigan with mandarin collar and pearl-set brass buttons. $14.95.
(B) The fleet collar, a welcome and flattering newcomer on the fashion scene. $17.95.
Both in sizes 10 to 18; lightening red, sea aqua, persimmon, blush pink, canary gold, porcelain blue, oyster beige, leaf green, guardsman navy, tortoise shell, black.”
Enter your preferred color below, girls and boys.
POLKA-DOT RAIN BONNET in its GLAZED-ICE TRANSPARENT CASE
My grandmother definitely had one (or more) of these.
“IT’S NEW—IT’S SMART—IT’S YOURS FREE!
This Colorful Polka-Dot RAIN BONNET
No advertising on it, its personal.
GIVEN FREE. Call Arrow Dry Cleaners to pick up just one suit or dress to be dry cleaned and STA*NU Finished. When it’s returned, give your route salesman this card and he will give you the Bonnet.
Just as this Polka Dot Rain Bonnet protects your hair and your hat, so ARROW Dry Cleaning and STA*NU Finishing keeps your clothes looking fresh and new. Doesn’t cost a penny extra!”
ARROW LAUNDRY and DRY CLEANERS
Psst! Betty! It’s Tumblr Tuesday. Don’t forget to recommend BAD POSTCARDS for the HUMOR Directory!
Oh, crap, Beverly! I almost did forget. Thanks!
Thanks for the great submissions, everyone! Wish I could send a postcard prize to all players, but I’m a staff of one. I’ll post another contest this evening.
The caption winner for the image of this fashion-conscious gal is Eric Condrey. His entry: ”Finally, something fashionable to carry these ashes around in.”
Congratulations, Eric! To claim your postcard prize, email me at email@example.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.
The RULES: 1) MAXIMUM of FIFTEEN (15) WORDS. 2) One caption per customer. 3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post. 4) I will accept submissions until Thursday, November 11, 4:00 PM, EST. The author of my favorite caption will have their choice of one of these original vintage postcards (all previously published on BAD POSTCARDS):
1) This very postcard!
HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!
“YES. I’M WEARING DEAD ANIMAL. WHAT ABOUT IT?”
An advertising postcard for A. Bishop Co., Makers of Fine Furs Since 1860, 55 E. Washington St., Chicago.
“Most flattering gift of all…Luxurious Fur.
Whenever you want to please a woman most—you think first of Fur—and of us. Our label—long synonymous with finest quality, perfection workmanship and tasteful fashion—always represents the best in VALUE. You’ll be pleased to find—gathered in one brilliant collection—every popular fur in every prophetic fashion from new scarf stole to newly shaped and draped greatcoat. For Christmas—for any great occasion—or simply your own pleasure—do visit us soon!”
EYEWEAR TO COMPLEMENT YOUR WHOLE WARDROBE!
She only wears Christmas colors.
“Jenkel-Davidson’s fall special—seven fascinating new eyewear accessory colors, at popular prices.
For eye glamour try a different frame color for each basic costume.
Come in and ask to see our seven new spec frame colors.”
OK. MAY WE SEE YOUR WRAP-SAK?
Happy New York Fashion Week!
Wrap-sak (one size fits all) and Angel Treads (her slippers) by R. G. Barry Co., of Columbus, Ohio.