There is a lot to like about making a page from a mid-century magazine come to life. This quirky hobby allows me to use modern day technology to show the contents of the page to a 21st century audience.
Case in point. Who can’t resist stopping to take a closer look at the this 2 page McCalls article from February 1962 showing models wearing colorful outfits set in a bowling alley?
According to the article, bowling was the number one sport in 1962.
- Red linen culotte skirt; about $18.
- Long-sleeve polka-dot shirt; about $12.
- Four-paneled white linen skirt; about $23.
Had you heard the word Kegler before? I had to look it up. It means Bowler.
- Elongated shirt-type dress in floral silk-crepe print. Knee length or regular dress length. Optional self-belt. About $30.
- Red linen pants; about $18.
- Navy linen sweatshirt blouse, trimmed with white cotton knit. About $15