This is what you call a distinguished gentleman of the 70s: pipe, jaunty pose, corduroy jacket, ‘stache, and two pretty maidens at his feet. If he’s got a a grandfather clock, then by God, I’m getting one.
Here’s a selection of pages from the November 1973 issue of Home & Garden. Enjoy.
Well, we’re off to a good start. Laz-Z-Boy’s selection of buxom milkmaid in short skirt as their model for Early Americana is a fine choice.
To say “orange was a popular color in the 1970s” would be quite an understatement. Only brown could rival it.
In 1973 appliance advertisements were still directed squarely towards women. That being said, Thermadore’s ad campaign around this time targeted a new segment of the market: the male….
This one’s pretty tame. However, some of these ads featuring “Mel” Cooley (Richard Deacon), the balding producer from the Dick Van Dyke Show, could be fairly risque – with some heavy duty cheesecake.
A symphony of rust and brown more like.
Denim furniture and accessories; brilliant.
“…You can plan your tan through rain, hail, sleet, snow or the darkness of night…… You can have your own ‘solar system’ all year long.”
A few photos of an uber trendy 70s pad…
Those randy Baby Boomers were starting to grow up and get married in ’73. Time to market home furnishings to the ex-hippies. All You Need Is Love… and a new dinette set.
In the back of the magazine are few odd and interesting little ads…
Hey, it’s smaller than an iPhone 6.
This is actually a full page ad. Just put on some Troy Cory in your waterbed’s built-in quadrophonic stereo, and let the lovin’ begin.
The “Demi-Bra answers all your needs for the new, liberated, sensuous fashions.”