The ‘Mad Men’ index: Prices then and now


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You have just a few more chances to get your fill of “Mad Men” style. This spring, AMC is running the final episodes of its acclaimed drama series centered on troubled 1960s advertising executive Don Draper.

Don, his family members and colleagues on “Mad Men” all have such great taste — but how could they afford it? And could you afford to live in similar fashion now? Grab a cocktail and get comfortable on your fainting couch as we check costs of some iconic items from the show. See the actual prices from back in the day; how those prices translate to today’s dollars; and what the same or similar items sell for now.