The Hostess with the mostess


These stunning Pinkham gloves from the 1960s were found at the McCord Museum. 690, Sherbrooke Street West,  Montreal Canada.

Supplied through a Canadian retailer Robert Simpson & Company Limited they had been part of the uniform worn by some of the two hundred and fifty hostesses who escorted visitors around the EXPO 67 fair between April and October 1967.

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Many thanks to the McCord Museum for allowing the reproduction of the image and description. More information about the museum is at