Dressing in the ’40s

Take a peek into the 1940′s with this gorgeous YouTube video! Dressing for a night out in the 1940′s was so much more glamorous than it is today. Unless you’re a vintage fashion enthusiast, of course.

Why Grandma Dressed Better Than You

Your grandmother dressed better than you do! The Huffington Post shares 7 reasons why vintage fashion did it better. What ever happened to the quality of clothing, anyway?

It’s a common problem when discussing vintage fashion: Just how different clothing was “back in the day” versus now. If you’re like me, you nearly start to turn into a one-off version of Andy Rooney, grumbling about the sloppy hems, plastic buttons and the rarity of natural fabrics in today’s shops.

- Brie Dyas

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/28/grandmother-vintage-fashion_n_3832270.html

(FILE PHOTO)  75 Years Since The Patent Issued For Nylon

 

Marketing With Dead Celebrities

The sight of a classic beauty from the past grabs our attention and admiration in a way that marketers love. Take a look behind the scenes to see the business that goes into using a dead celebrity to promote a brand.

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 Today, the marketing, licensing and commercial use of dead celebrities is an estimated $3.0 billion business. Our own payments to the beneficiaries of departed icons utilized in commercials have grown by nearly 20% in the past two years.
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http://adage.com/article/cmo-strategy/marketers-beware-dead-celebs-ads/292427/