CHRISTMAS OF YESTERYEAR
The holidays are as much about nostalgia as they are about what lies ahead in the new year. So, for today, here’s a little trip back to December 1952 to see the gifts that major fashion houses suggested you have under your tree.
All images via L’Officiel de la Mode – Issue no. 369-70
Fittingly, an advertiser in this issue captured how mesmerized us magpies can be by shiny gifts. The rapid handclap and glazed look would invariably be accompanied by some measure of high-pitched squealing. ‘Tis an affliction, I’m afraid…