Erle Stanley Gardner, Some Women Won’t Wait, Dell paperback ed., 1960; cover art by Robert McGinnis.
Mamie Van Doren c. 1950s
Matico Aristoflex flooring, 1956
Female Trouble, 1947 (“When Tears of Shame Smell!”), advertisement for Lifebuoy (Source)
(Articles in a 1960ies (?) men’s magazine in vintage magazine store in London)
EUROPE IN THE RAW SEX…
Girls in Rome are like beer in Munich - they’re available in large quantities and they come in containers of all shapes. For, no matter whether you’re a member of the rich jet set, or a visitor on a budget tour, there’s a girl for you in the swirling mass of flashing teeth, exposed knees, clinging dresses, and shapely legs that inundate the streets and parks like the sea at high tide. Seated in one of the sidewalk cafes that line the Via Veneto, the average guy can easily get a stiff neck.
MINI-SKIRTS IN LONDONTOWN
In England, today, the only thing rising higher and faster than the cost of living is girls’ skirts. Now soaring up to six inches (and sometimes more) above the knees, the famous mini-skirts have triggered an inflationary spiral of rising hemlines that is heating up men everywhere to a feverish pitch. Unlike the adverse effects of inflation on the economic constitution, however, the warmth generated by exposed thighs is considered healthful for the well-being of the male constitution, which seemingly thrives on a bill of sights.