I’m Liz and I’m a Madmen-aholic. It’s true. I love some Roger Sterling and Don Draper. Better yet, I love eyeing the set design for the show. Set in the 60’s- one of my favorite eras for fashion and furniture- the homes and offices used for the show are so eye-catching. Sleek, low-profiled sofas. Sprinkling in metal and glass furniture to modernize a room. Clean lines and silhouettes.
I think this period is my favorite because everything fit well. We weren’t wearing baggy clothes OR bustles under our skirts. A woman’s feet would touch the floor when she sat in a chair, as opposed to the overstuffed and incredibly deep seats abundantly available now. Tailoring is classic and beautiful and the 60s were full of tailored pieces. Here are a few things from that decade that I find inspiring: