An escort service’s 1980s New Wave ad

Ads for escort agencies based in New York City never seem to feature women who actually look like they live in New York City. But this vintage-1980s ad, for an outfit called Flash, is different.

Flashescortad

Published in a March 1982 issue of the Soho News, it features a trendy, New Wave kind of chick, the sort of girl found in downtown indie classic Smithereens

No bikinis or breast implants—instead, these escorts come to your Tribeca loft decked out in geometric earrings and white plastic sunglasses.

Phone number blocked out to protect the Manhattan resident who has this number now.

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One Response to “An escort service’s 1980s New Wave ad”

  1. Nabe News: October 6 - Bowery Boogie | A Lower East Side Chronicle Says:

    […] A different type of escort service for eighties New Wavers [Ephemeral NY] […]

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