29 March 2012 @ 09:25 pm
Poorly named products FTW: Minikins! Slipmates! SUSPANTS!  

Blue Swan, 1950

What's with the scary fingers, the body double and the sliced-down-the-middle font?? Is this a horror movie? No, it's a blouse, it's a slip, it's a who cares.  But it comes in Dramatic Red, so points for that.



Meet Toothpick Tillie ("toothpickian"), Modelform Millie ("splendiferous"), and Buxom Billie (overly endowed) :D 

In SUSPANTS (same B-Movie font)!


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한국 사람이 아니다: LOLtalonvaki on March 30th, 2012 05:15 am (UTC)
The SUSPANTS is killing me!
tangled skeins of cytokeratin: samndean-lolemmram on March 30th, 2012 06:24 am (UTC)
Oh, but that is awesome.
Zoefruitcakezoefruitcake on March 30th, 2012 06:48 am (UTC)
I think these are really good ideas!
Floor No Battleblodeuedd on March 30th, 2012 08:25 am (UTC)
Why doesn't Toothpick Tillie get little arm thingies/wings? :(
Singe Addamssingeaddams on March 30th, 2012 02:22 pm (UTC)
Clearly she's light enough to fly without help!
On se niin väärin!aprilstarchild on March 30th, 2012 08:30 am (UTC)
I don't understand what the minikins actually are....
laplorlaplor on March 30th, 2012 11:56 am (UTC)
I think they're the closest thing there to what most women wear most of the time today. Briefish underwear. But in rayon.
franklanguage: lady_gagafranklanguage on March 30th, 2012 12:20 pm (UTC)
My first thought was that they were mini-pads for when your "Aunt Flo" visits.
Miss Tia's Journalmisstiajournal on March 30th, 2012 01:50 pm (UTC)
why does 'poorly named products' sound like a good contest theme?
Man Writing Slashwrite_light on March 30th, 2012 02:19 pm (UTC)
Miss Tia's Journalmisstiajournal on March 31st, 2012 05:13 pm (UTC)
i've added that theme to the hat! :)
pikkewyntjiepikkewyntjie on March 31st, 2012 12:49 am (UTC)
Because it is! That would be a lot of fun!
Miss Tia's Journalmisstiajournal on March 31st, 2012 05:02 pm (UTC)
it has been added to the list!
Mrs Emy H.: DAMN SAUCY!!!song_of_copper on March 30th, 2012 05:43 pm (UTC)
I love how in the Suspants ad it says to wear them 'without garters on stockingless occasions'! Stockingless occasions... how risque! XD
Kristina with a Ktanwen on March 30th, 2012 05:57 pm (UTC)

"You can hurdle the girdle and look svelte without garter belt when you wear Suspants, the wonder undie."

What the hell were they smoking to come up with that ad copy?
Man Writing Slashwrite_light on March 30th, 2012 06:38 pm (UTC)
Or when they thought a circus sideshow was a good motif?
Pseydtonne: Heyo!pseydtonne on March 30th, 2012 08:11 pm (UTC)
I have a strange suspicion the gender that would wear these was unrelated to the gender that wrote the copy.

That, or I've been watching too much Mad Men.
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