Uncategorized Teaser Tuesday: Ladies Hoola Hooping in Lingerie (1958) June 19, 2012 2 Comments Hula Hoop is 54 today " ** FILE ** Two models gracefully swing their new Hula-Hoops as they display the latest bodice creations in lingerie at a fashion show in Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 21, 1958. It's hard to believe in age of action-packed video games and other whiz-bang gadgets, the Hula Hoop once was the hippest toy around. The hoopla started 50 years ago Thursday, June 19, 2008 when entrepreneurs Richard Knerr and Arthur "Spud" Melin sought a trademark for a plastic cylinder that had inspired by a similar toy that had enjoyed modest success in Australia's school yards. (AP Photo/Riethausen)" Previous Post Next Post You may also like July 18, 2011 Research Resource: Costume at the Oakland Museum June 8, 2011 Worn Through Wednesday: Minnesota’s Claim to Underwear Fame September 14, 2011 Beauty: Its study and use 2 Comments Now that is a bubble skirt! Reply This is too fabulous for words! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.