The Simplicity Fashion News is a little magazine that was published monthly and distributed in retail pattern departments, according to the copyright info at the bottom of the second page. This particular issue was from May 1973, and I think you'll agree that it is chock-full of eye candy.
I've taken the liberty of scanning in a few of my favorite pages for you to enjoy:
|my favorite, by far!|
Too bad the pattern that this was stuffed inside was no where near as exciting as that jumpsuit. That is some hot stuff!
Also included is a helpful "3-minute sewing lesson" that offers step-by-step instructions for finding your crotch depth and length to achieve that perfect figure-hugging silhouette. Evidently, your crotch shape is "nearly as individual as fingerprints..." Who knew?