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Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Revenge of the Rollers


That's the Bay City Rollers to those of you too young to have experienced the 70s first time round.  They wore a lot of checks, I seem to remember, and so when I found this 70s trouser suit in a groovy mauve, pink and yellow check on my stock shopping trip today, those cheeky lads with crop-going-on-mullet hairdos sprang to mind!!  Now, I was never a real Rollers fan, Donny Osmond and David Cassidy were more my thang.  But I would have worn this suit if I had owned it.  It appears unworn.  Another garment from the cavernous wardrobe of history that should have had a label on it stamped in big, bold letters
 DO NOT SAVE FOR BEST

My motto for today, folks, is love it, wear it, use it.  Don't put it away in the back of the cupboard because it is "too good" so that some person like me can discover it 40 years later and be amazed at its condition.

I also found an early 70s Wallis suit in a size 8.  Any idea how big a size 8 was around 1970???  About the size of a large doll, I reckon, a doll with an 18" waist. 

Couple more pics of the suit so you can relax in 70s heaven ....