1. Here is a Lord and Taylor ad that appeared in a 1980 issue of New York magazine.
The great “rare parrot sweater” trend of 1980 is an elusive one. Here is what we know:
- These “exclusive parrots” were the talk of the town.
- The pullovers were hand-knit.
- The sweaters dazzled in white.
- They were also emblazoned by the “brightest birds in captivity.”
The rest remains a mystery…