Happy Valentine's day. If you're not the type for romantic plans, I hope you at least enjoy some chocolate or the fact that it's Friday. Today, we're taking a stroll through the past fashion of Valentine's day from the cards to the magazine covers to the pin-ups to the advertisements (after all, what's Valentine's day without ads).
What Shall I Wear? (McCalls 1965)
Vintage Barbie Fashion Magazine (1969)
"Like music from my transistor, I can't resist you!"
"Wooden shoe like to be my Valentine?" (1950s Mouseketeer Card)
The Saturday Evening Post (1922)
Mother/Daughter Valentine Underwear Ad
Vintage Valentine-themed Beer Ad
Jet Magazine (1950s)
I guess he's quite a catch?
Cyd Charisse (Click to view a whole page of Vintage Actress Valentines Gray Flannel Suit)
And who doesn't love Shirley Temple? (with Jimmy Dunn, 1935)