Hallucinating Housewives Do Disneyland!
Get the “movie star” attention you’ve always dreamed of in a pair of crimson velveteen shorts & stitched-on mouse tail.
Oh, I am absolutely dying over these pictures… ! They were originally posted on Kevin Kidney’s blog (which is ace). He used to be a designer at Disney, & a friend of his scrounged up these gems!
The editorial was originally published on April 9th 1961, in Midwest Magazine, a supplement of the Chicago Sun-Times. I think the title was STORYBOOK FASHIONS but I decided HALLUCINATING HOUSEWIVES DO DISNEYLAND was better!
Enjoy… & the captions, in italic, are from the original story!
Passengers on board Disneyland’s new Columbia sailing ship will never get scurvy… especially if handsomely suited in gay tangerine.
Five o’clock, add a turban, meet your date and go!
Greet them like a modern southern belle, whether along the shores of the Mississippi, or outside Disneyland’s Oak Tree Tavern.
There’s just no telling what might happen when you choose high-waisted banana capris & a clown blouse.
Even the river pirate Mike Fink “hisself” would adore a pair of these shipshape slacks in cream cotton faille.
Big game falls readily to a safari swim suit with matching jacket.
Tailored & trim as a tulip, in gloves & mad hat… like the blossoms at Disneyland’s Flower Market, you’ll never wilt!
Off the port bow… a cool cotton caftan, side slashed!
Dinner, cinema, dancing — wonder fabric stays wide-awake all evening. Still looks terrific when he says goodnight!
In your pretty play suit of spring flowers, you’re certain to get picked!
Why is a raven like a writing desk? Who cares when you look like this!
DAMN! Who’s up for a trip to Anaheim?!