Flashback: Charm Magazine, April 1947

In the '40s and '50s Charm was a fashion and beauty magazine geared to the career girl. It was eventually bought out by Glamour in 1959. Since it's April, and this issue is from April 1947, let's take a look! » 4/21/10 11:00am 4/21/10 11:00am

Were Women In The '50s & '60s Really Like The Ones On Mad Men?

You may have noticed that we have a little obsession with AMC's Mad Men » 9/29/08 5:00pm 9/29/08 5:00pm. Although the show is lots of fun, sometimes we have to wonder if its depiction of women is accurate. Sure, ladies were limited, career-wise, to secretarial or low-level jobs and wives of upwardly mobile men were growing increasingly bored of…