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Y-fronts, bell-bottoms and cable-knit vests! The 1970s men's clothing ads that reveal the cringe-wor


Great collection but I can not believe these were actually fashion back then. Green laugh


Y-fronts, bell-bottoms and cable-knit vests! The 1970s men's clothing ads that reveal the cringe-worthy fashion fads of the disco decade


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emilygComment by emilyg - November 29, 2016, 4:11 pm
I had some of those.   lol
JAP69Comment by JAP69 - November 29, 2016, 4:13 pm
Mostly city slicker clothes. Did not see much of that around in my neighborhood at the time.
jarasanComment by jarasan - November 29, 2016, 5:26 pm
Fruity very fruity. We wore nothing like that, woulda been some trouble if we did.
konaneComment by konane - November 29, 2016, 6:45 pm
Thanks Em, JAP & Jarasan. Those were some unbelievable styles weren't they?
sully16Comment by sully16 - November 29, 2016, 8:58 pm
Yikes, glad I went for the jeans and t-shirt guys.
I used to belong to a club called DREAD " Detroit Rockers engaged in the abolition of Disco" No platforms for us.
Comment by reddog - November 29, 2016, 9:04 pm
I grew up in the 70's and Sears and Roebuck catalog didn't have clothes like that. That was where my Mom ordered all our clothes since she didn't drive. But I do remember a lot of those styles making the disco scene and on Soul Train. As for the men's underwear,,, I thought I saw John Holmes lol.
konaneComment by konane - November 30, 2016, 12:02 pm
Thanks Sully & Reddog. I think a lot of those fashions were geared toward those who lived in large cities. Enjoyed watching Soul Train because like American Bandstand the dancing audience was considered 'stars' too.

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