Pop(can) fashions

In 1975, the Creative American Craft Series published a pamphlet of pop and beer can crochet fashions created by Evelyn Richardson of Long Beach, California. If you REALLY want to make some up, you can buy a facsimile of the original pamphlet here.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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4 Responses to Pop(can) fashions

  1. For the canny dresser…..

    • Jonathan says:

      I almost titled it ‘The House of Beer’, but I figured most people wouldn’t know there actually was a House of Beer….

  2. Barbara says:

    I KNEW there was a reason I moved to Long Beach!! I am so proud. (really????) I like the House of Beer comment.

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