Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Random Weirdness: Wagons and Sweaters

Brrr, Old Man Winter is blowing in all over, and that means one thing.......sweaters!!!

But wait a minute!?!?! What's with the wagon???  I'm not sure that a Western theme really goes with the sweaters...

Well we ditched teh sweaters for a...a....not sure WHAT that is that Kathy is wearing.  Whatever it is, it's really Random and really Weird, and it sure as heck doesn't go with the wagon any better than the sweaters!!

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Sew Your Own!!

The 70s may have been the decade to "roll your own", but in the Big Book Catalogs, it was more like Sew Your Own......

And why not sew your own pillows!!  A whole lot of red, white, and blue pinwheel grooviness here. However, the sewing patterns apparently didn't include shoes.

Kathy and Kay show us some awesome print patterns....

More groovy prints , and this time with shoes!!!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Giving Pants More Chances!!!

When will this pants madness end????? Are there no breaks on this train?!?!??!

Nice classic 70s pants with high waists, flared bottoms, and style!!


 You gotta love cuffed pants and ruffled shirt combo here!!

More high waist, cuffed pants from the 70s...this time in corduroy!!

So lets' bring this crazy train of 70s pants to a close with Tim-fit jeans from Penneys!!  I'd say that we've given pants enough chance for a while.....

Sunday, October 20, 2019

So Let's Give Pantsuits a Chance too!!

Since in the last post we decided to Give Pants a Chance, what about pantsuits????

Well these gals are doing their best to make them look good.

Yeah, yeah, I'd say let's give them a chance....just as long as the mini skirts are still in the wardrobe!!

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Give Pants a Chance!!

This pic is all over teh internet, so it's about time we have it here....

Yep, great pic of Kathy and Karen in groovy 70s pants, cropped tops, and halters!!  But wait, there's more...

The inset also includes Colleen and Kay, making this one of the few rare catalog pics of all four of the K Club members!!!

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Get Ready for Winter!!

Forget the hype about about global warming, er cooling, er climate change.  Winter is just around the corner....
 Katy and Kathy (Jackson) get us started with some groovy winter styles form the early 70s.

 "These boots are made for walking"

I'm not sure what exactly is "nautical" about these style.  I do, however, dig the porn star 'stasch that the guy is sporting.

Hmm, that midi looks to be a bit on the chilly side to me!!!

 We've had a quite a few pics with Kay in them, why not switch it up and take a look at Shelley in coats and boots!!

And you gotta love the beret too!!

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Bodysuits!!

Well, well, it's been a while since we looked at bodysuits, and that's a shame. 

Wow, Kathy in 5 pics on one page!!!  That's one way to get back into the bodysuit spirit!

So let's take a closer look of those pics of Kathy....
 Very noce!!

Any Kathy shows us how to wear those wonderful bodysuits!!

Pics are courtesy of Blue Senshi  Thanks!!

Friday, October 4, 2019

Sew Your Own with Sears Fabrics!!

Sears used to have a series of specialty catalogs that they put out that covered everything from farm equipment to fashion.  I haven't collected too many, they are too hit or miss for pics of Kathy.   But when the opportunity came to snatch a Sears Fabrics specialty catalog from 1974, well, I couldn't resist.  Let's see how I did.....

Well this is a promising start with Karen on the cover.  Where there's Karen, there is almost always Kathy (and vice versa.)

Basically here are all the pics in the catalog on one page.  If you look closely, you may tell that I could very possibly strike out on this purchase. 

There are a lot of pics of Sew your Own in this catalog that don't really merit much comment, Like here.

 And here.

 Ahh, another of our favorite models, maybe things are looking up!!
 Lots of white, but no sign of Kathy so far...

 Karen reprises her green look from the cover.

Yes, let's dress the ENTIRE family in orange polyester and white shoes.  What could be more 70s than that?!?!?

 Except more orange polyester, this time in gabardine!!

 Yawn, my hopes for Kathy pics are fading, fading........

Kay makes a late appearance.  She was in every Sears and JCPenny catalog in the early to mid 70s.  Prove me wrong....

 More Karen in green.  This is getting ridiculous. Surely there has to be at least ONE pic of Kathy.

 Finally!!  Not bad, I really like the orange scarf!!

Annnnd, that's it.  One pic of Kathy.  So this doesn't exactly inspire me to go out and buy those farm equipment catalogs!!!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Simpsons Sears is Back!!

And just in time for Fall................

 And why not start with parties???  The two on the right we all know, but the brunette on teh left looks familiar.  Anyone have an idea of who she is???

We have two amazing 70s fashion styles going on here. First on the left and center we have the "jacquard" pattern going on. And of course, the scarf on Kathy, very cool!!

 Here we have "Electro Knit" whatever that is!!  All in all it is shockingly 70s!!

 Kathy with a scarf and another "jacquard: pattern vest, must have been a thing in Canada back then...

So we'll end this post with a couple of pages of typical fashions from the Simpsons Sears FW catalog, like here.....

And here!!  Looks like we are getting ready for Fall already!!