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Happy Anniversary Saturday Night Fever-The VFG Fashion Parade for the week of May 23rd

Discussion in 'PUBLIC VFG Fashion Parades' started by carla rey, May 22, 2022.

  1. carla rey

    carla rey VFG Member

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    Happy Anniversary Saturday Night Fever

    Released in 1977, Saturday Night Fever celebrates its 45th anniversary this year. The low budget film became a monster box office hit and launched Disco—the music and fashion revolution—on the world.

    The story follows Tony Manero, an arrogant macho young man from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, living at home with his parents. Tony escapes his boring life and obligations by dancing his troubles away with his rough and tumble friends at the 2001 Odyssey nightclub where he is revered as king of the dance floor.

    In 2010, Saturday Night Fever was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

    John Travolta’s iconic white suit, originally purchased ‘off the rack’ in a small Brooklyn neighborhood shop by costume designer Patrizia von Brandenstein, remains a beacon of light in an otherwise dark little movie. In 1995, the suit sold for a remarkable $145,000 at a Christie’s auction.

    This week You Should Be Dancing in disco dance wear and 1970s classics: spandex leotards, tights, and wrap skirts. It’s a Disco Inferno in novelty print polyester shirts, tank tops and leather jackets à la Tony Manero. We’re Stayin’ Alive in 1970s dress shirts in bold dark colors, gold chains and medallions. Don’t forget those Boogie Shoes—platforms, strappy-heeled sandals, and Cuban-heeled leather boots.
  2. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG President Staff Member

    Some previously sold items:



  3. Lady Scarletts

    Lady Scarletts VFG Member

  4. thespectrum

    thespectrum VFG Member Staff Member

    From my sold archives
    1970s Lancer disco shirt

    1970s Mucha print disco shirt

    1970s Foster Grant ombre shades

    1970s Botticelli platform wedgies
  5. Linn

    Linn VFG Board Member Staff Member VFG Past President

    I sold these - they were amazing - about 5" long!


    I still have these - I don't know if they are '70s - probably earlier but I can picture them out on the Disco Dance Floor:


    The rods are plastic.
  6. Ranch Queen Vintage

    Ranch Queen Vintage VFG Member

  7. Vintage Runway

    Vintage Runway VFG Board Member

  8. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    At The Vintage Merchant we had these two slinky disco dresses (photos are clickable links). The peach gown has now sold. :)

    now SOLD:

    now available:
    Last edited: May 25, 2022
  9. Metro Retro Vintage

    Metro Retro Vintage VFG Member

  10. Midge

    Midge Super Moderator Staff Member

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    1970s halterneck dress and bolero jacket pattern Simplicty 5561

    1970s pullover dress pattern by Charlotte Ford McCalls 6846

    From my sold archives:
    1970s jersey dress and reversible jacket pattern by John Kloss Butterick 6858 - this was supposedly a nightgown pattern, but honestly, it doesn't look like nightwear!

    1970s jersey dress pattern Burda 27731

    1970s halterneck dress and jacket pattern Simplicity 7229
  11. 1970s vinyl and leather slides
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    1970s never worn plum suede ankle strap shoes
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    1970s never worn larger size caramel leather shoes. 9 1/2.
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    1970s gown and jacket dress pattern
    1970s simplicity gown dress pattern,30s look,gown jacket,vintage.jpg

    1970s shorts, skirt, wide leg pants and crop top pattern
    5697 simplicity vtg 70s pattern,long skirt shorts halter set.jpg

    And just for fun. My own green platforms from the day.
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  12. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing VFG Board Member Staff Member VFG Past President

  13. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing VFG Board Member Staff Member VFG Past President

  14. carla rey

    carla rey VFG Member

  15. Luna Junction

    Luna Junction VFG Member

  16. Ranch Queen Vintage

    Ranch Queen Vintage VFG Member

    Thank you, Mary Jane!
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  17. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG President Staff Member

  18. carla rey

    carla rey VFG Member

    Thank you! I can't believe they stayed together!

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