Ad Campaign – John Meyer, 1973

This ad for clothing maker John Meyer should put to rest the ugly rumor that the Seventies was the “Decade that Taste  Forgot.”  Looking at this photo I can see the roots of some of my own ideas about style.

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15 responses to “Ad Campaign – John Meyer, 1973

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  2. I love this ad Lizzie, and mentioned it on my blog – see pingback!

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  3. Saw this from CatWalkCreative. She’s got a great ad too. I recognize a lot of my own style–definitely my mother’s style!–from this ad especially. The pumpkin knit sweater, the scarf & especially the gloves. I always wear them.

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  4. Love it! So classic…love the hat, the skirt, the high quality sweater.

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  5. Love it. Great color…and plaid!

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  6. Tracy H

    I LOVED John Meyer clothing in the early 1970’s. I seem to recall there was also a more youthful (perhaps junior sizes?) label put out by the same manufacturer called “Emily M”. Does anyone else remember that/ is that correct? I had a girlfriend who each season got almost every piece in the John Meyer and Emily M line … I can still see the clothes piled on her and her younger sisters’ beds!!! Luckily they were very good friends and she let me borrow! I can still remember some of the pieces. They were lovely quality. Whew, thanks for the memory!

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  7. Wow, I agree. I love this look especially the color combo. For me, it looks a bit like a 1970s does 1930s sort of look with the hat and longer skirt.

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  8. This is gorgeous! Love the plaid skirt and combination of colours, and especially that hat!

    The slogan is spot on too!

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  9. I am the daughter of John Meyer (Emily is my younger sister). I have been putting together an archive of the company, and am so thrilled to see fans here. Please enjoy the pinterest board that I have been using. And… I would LOVE to hear your anecdotes. I recently got a suit at a vintage sale, and the seller told me that the owner had kept it in her closet for years “because of all the happy memories”. Best, Elise Meyer

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  11. Very stylish indeed ! Love the shades, the materials, the design, a beautiful blending and a real touch of class.

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  12. doing some John Meyer research tonight, and found this post of yours, Lizzie ~ i love the ad, and i, too, really love John Meyer sportswear. thanks for sharing, and how neat that his daughter found you, too! xoxo

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