Luxurious Ladies Glam It Up in Vintage Jewelry Ads
The company of the famous little blue box and the inspiration behind the classic Aubrey Hepburn film Breakfast at Tiffany's, Tiffany & Co., celebrated 175 years since its first store opened this past weekend. The jewelry corporation was officially founded 175 years ago tomorrow, but its inaugural store opened on Sept. 14, 1837, at 259 Broadway in New York City — making $4.98 in sales that first day! Tiffany is known the world-round for its luxury goods and iconic diamonds, thanks in part to advertising. The company and its competitors have found many ways over the years to appeal to women, most notably with its ads directed at the diamond that goes on your left ring finger. To see how jewelry has been advertised to women from the '20s to the '80s, let's take a look back at some entertaining and glamorous vintage jewelry ads now!