see what hello kitty looked like in 1974

the cutest historical timeline ever.

art by beata boucht

You might have seen our awesome Hello Kitty feature in NYLON October 2014, which prepped all of us for the first-ever Hello Kitty con. Well, the seriously cute conference happened on Halloween weekend, and our friend Mallory Rice was there to capture it. Stay tuned for exclusive photos from the rad event, but until then, browse through the one historical timeline you might actually not mind studying.