Bath cubes. You might get some for Christmas if you were very lucky, but our local chemist used to sell single ones. They were expensive enough to be a real luxury. I used to love the ritual of crumbling one into the bath.
Wedding gown ca. early 1900s. Ivory silk with pintucked pleats at shoulders, embroidered down front and at standup collar; peaked cuffs. Pouter pigeon blouson-style bodice edged in silk chiffon. Cummerbund dotted with bows on front and back. Bodice hooks up back. Overskirt embroidered down left hip opening into long pleats. Ruffled cotton underskirt. Dorothea's Closet via The Wayback Machine
STRETCH MONSTER 1976 saw the release of Kenner’s Stretch Armstrong, a He-Man looking dude with a plastic head and rubbery body filled with corn syrup, which allowed kids to twist and stretch him into a multitude of different poses, any… Continue Reading →