Monday, February 27, 2017

The Big Book Catalog Series - Part 12, Simpson's Sears!

How long has it been since we've had a Big Book Catalog Series post?  Well parder, that's too long!

And what better way to get back into the swing of things than by taking a look at Simpson's Sears! "What was Simpson's Sears?" you ask.  Well it was the Canadian version of Sears.  But, not to worry.  No, no, no!  They still had all the 70s grooviness that the American version was famous for!

His 'n Her coordinated couples fashions?  Check!  Outrageous use of plaid?  Check!  White platform shoes?  Check!  Well, this Simpson's Sears thing is looking very promising!

 And all of our favorite 70s catalog models?  Check! and Double Check!
Hmmm, there are those withe platform shes again.  Were those a thing in Canada back then or maybe they only had one pair of shoes that all the models had to share!

 They even had those 70s pointy collars in Canada too!!

Big pointy collars again!

Kathy back with some groovy 70s styles!  Yep the 70s were mod all over North America.

One thing about the Simpson's version of Sears is that while they usually had the many of the same models as the American version, they also had their own, Like here.  I don't know who these gals are, but they are lovely!

Yep, more groovy 70s fashions!

 Great action poses!

Yep, just like in America, the Big Book catalogs had everything that a Middle American, er, Middle Canadian family ended for the good like.

I guess instead of the catch phrase "America shops at Sears" they said up in the Great White North "Canada Shops at Simpson's Sears, eh"

Monday, February 20, 2017

K Club Special, Part 32 - Jill Twiddy!

Gentle readers, if you are somehow allergic to cuteness, I suggest that you avert your eyes from the contents of this blog post.  The reason?  Well, this week's K Club featured model is Jill Twiddy.  And the Cute-O-Meter is about ready to explore!!

Please do not say that I didn't give you fair warning......
Does anyone doubt that she's very, VERY happy to be there!

There's only one thing better than one cute brunette.  That would be two cute brunettes like Jill here with Barbara Elliot.

Okay, this is getting ridiculous!  Now Jill is with Susan Dey and Cay Sanderson (why the apple?!?) (1)

Like I said, I warned you!!

Even when she wasn't smiling, Jill simply couldn't turn down the cute factor!

A couple of pics with Shelley Hack from Simplicity courtesy of Gold Country Girls!

Calling all ya'll country fans out there.  Git yer boots on and hang onto your hats pardners, the next set of pics is from a Spiegel spread that obviously was taken at a farm - enjoy!!

Farm equipment never looked so cute!

Mooooooo! Somehow, these models seem very out of place with the cows in the background (better watch where you step out there.).

Nobody can be this happy!  What were they growing at that farm!!

"A horse is a horse is a horse of course, unless it's a horse with three cute models of course!"

Hey, there's our Kathy!  Jill is cute, but of course Kathy can hold her own in that department anytime! Somehow, in all my days living in a rural area, I never, EVER saw three gals like that standing by a farm pond (and no, I have no idea why Jill is so happy to see that tree!)

Whew!!  I think that's enough of our tour of farm land USA.  Let's change gears.

Somehow this conversation is strangely suggestive in an inappropriate, creepy way (or am I reading too much into this.)

Spiegel wasn't the only catalog that Jill appeared in! (2)

Jill is her typical bubbly self.  Meanwhile, over on the right, who is that mysterious man with Kathy?
I can't, quite make him out.................Wait! Oh NO!  It can't be, It mustn't be!!  But it is!!!

He's baaaaaaaaack....
The Spiegel Magic Man!!  For those of you that missed the first post on the Special Magic Man, you can check it out Here.....

And what a way to end this post!  I think I've exceeded my cuteness quotient for the next month!


(1) This pic is courtesy of ColleeenCorby.Net.  Thanks!

(2) These pics are courtesy of JJ's Playhouse.  Thanks!