Here’s somebody’s pretty frock from the Mad Men – Jackie Kennedy era. An off-the-rack design from a middle-income lady’s wardrobe that might help her feel a little bit like Marilyn . . . . . . . .
Many dresses that I’ve found from the early 1960’s that are dressy styles are made with this two-color feature. Sometimes it’s woven together, sometimes it’s a sheer layer over an opaque color that comes through.
In this case, it’s a woven fabric. The style has those characteristic mid-century design elements of decorative bow, 3/4 sleeves, knee-length, a covered belt and wiggle-dress fitting . . . . . . . . . . ..
MORGANA MARTIN,THE MAGICVINTAGESPY
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