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Gratuitous Nudity In Argos Catalogues (1982-1989)

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In our previous installment, we pretty well established that Argos babes were every bit as foxy as their American counterparts at Sears and JC Penny (despite the lack of a proper lingerie section). But in the eighties I think you’ll agree the Argos folks kicked things up a notch.

As before, each example will include a “zoomed out” scan of the catalog pages and then a “detail” of the foxy catalog mama therein. Enjoy!


Argos No. 18 1982 Autumn – Winter


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I just love this picture.


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“Touch Wood” indeed.


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Argos No. 20 1983 Autumn – Winter


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This apparatus looks a little dangerous.


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I don’t remember Sears and JC Penny going the full monty. Score one for Argos.


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Any guesses as to who that is on the cover of LOOK?


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God, I’d love to see this demonstration. I don’t remember Sears and JC Penny girls modeling the fitness equipment in bikinis. Score two for Argos.



Argos No.23 1985 Spring – Summer


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This one deserves a second look.


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Is it safe to declare Argos the winner yet?


Argos No.25 1986 Spring – Summer


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1986 - p187



Argos No.30 1988 Autumn – Winter


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Argos No. 32 Autumn – Winter 1989

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  • NGO

    I thank God someone’s willing to do the hard investigative research. Keep at it.