Sexy Sixties Sweater Sirens

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Here’s a look at 1960s DIY fashions featuring those lovely sweater girls.  No, they’re not high fashion models on Parisian runways – they’re modelling do-it-yourself sweaters in needlework pamphlets… but we love them all the same.

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They should have made the girl on the right stand on a box… or had the girl on the left sit down… something to even out the tallness and big hair.

Emile Bernat and Sons -- Copyright 1966 d

For more sweater models staring into the ether, see: What Are They Looking At? Vintage Sweater Models Staring At God-Knows-What

Fleisher's Sweater Book Vol 106 1961 a

Three happy homemakers in 1961


Is it just me, or do these two look too happy… maybe I’m just jaded.

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Initially I felt sorry for these poor dogs… then, I caught the expression of the poodle on the right.  He’s lovin’ every minute of it.

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Girl on Right – What?  I don’t see it.  Huh? Where?

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