Banana Republic has a Mad Men themed clothing line, and Estee Lauder's latest pretty powder packaging is reminiscent of a 1960s design. Even dictionary.com had an article critiquing the show's use of the word pantyhose-apparently, until the 1970s, it was only proper to call them stockings.
No teasers, trailers, or previews could be found on Youtube before the big day. But, according to the show's creator that's just part of the charm. Unlike the short-lived Playboy Club and Panam, the show understands there's more to the the 60s than mod dresses and vintage tunes.
Much of the fascination of Mad Men lies in the sub-text and there desire to accurately portray the time period. It prides itself on being authentic. But do you think they got it right?
Here's a few original pictures from New York in the 1960s:
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