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“She Loses Her Clothes As She Glows In The Dark”

Throughout the 1940s, at least, these ads for risque neckties for men filled magazines — including mainstream magazines published for America’s clean-cut youth, such as Hit Parader. In fact, in one issue of Hit Parader alone I found multiple ads for these glow in the dark strip-tease ties. (Note: the girls only strip down to their bra and panties.) As for where America’s youth could wear such ties…

vintage kay art shop glow strip-tease necktie ad

vintage glow in the dark strip tease neck tie ad

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  1. The Skinny On Men’s Girlie Neckties linked to this post on May 30, 2014

    […] It holds a secret: flip it up, and get a Peek-A-Boo treat: the technicolor insert pin-up girl inside. Circa 1950s-1960s; manufactured by Majestic. See also: “She Loses Her Clothes As She Glows In The Dark”. […]



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