Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Glad Rags

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on February 5, 2009

Pages from issues of Rags, a counter-culture fashion periodical, published between June 1970 – June 1971 (San Francisco, Calif. : Rosy Cheeks Publishers) which explored street fashion, alternative designers and production methods, uniforms, and the philosophy of clothing.

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  1. Anne D Bernstein said, on September 3, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    I have a collection of these which I obtained from a woman who was a stylist there. Most libraries that had copies tossed them years ago. Really innovative fashion mag and a true snapshot of the time. Editor Carol Troy went on to publish CHEAP CHIC (with Caterine Milinaire)–it’s chock full of creatively-dressed eccentrics, many of whom became quite famous.

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