Playboy August 1957 Issue - A Classic Mix of Fashion, Cars, Humor, and Fiction

June 29, 2023 in PlayBoy 50s by Wyatt Earp

Playboy August 1957 Issue

The August 1957 issue of Playboy Magazine features a well-rounded selection of content for the discerning reader. The issue starts with a gripping fiction piece titled “Incident Off Land’s End.” “The Goofy Girls” is a nostalgia-driven article, while “Color-Coding the Basic Wardrobe” serves as the fashion and style guide. Another fiction is “Balance Sheet” with an action theme.

Car enthusiasts are treated to “Denison's Sports Cars,” a pictorial showcasing elegant sports cars. “Do Nice Artistic Girls” is yet another action fiction. “The Maxims of Maize” is dedicated to food lovers. “Five Card Poker and the Hell with It” adds a humorous spin, with “Miss August” introduced as Playboy's Playmate of the Month. The ever-popular “Playboy's Party Jokes” makes its usual appearance. “The Watch Word” focuses on accessories, and “Hemingway” is an intriguing pastiche. “The Face is Familiar” profiles a personality, while “Lovers Aloft” is a ribald classic. The issue also includes a visually stunning pictorial, “View from a Penthouse,” and concludes with the humorous piece “Take Your Seats” and the “Bluebeard” ballad.

This issue, like others, may be available for purchase through vintage magazine retailers or online platforms. Digital versions may also be available for those interested in the content of historical Playboy issues.

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