This frock is another of Rosalie’s creations. A simple design made interesting with inverted pleats on the bodice and skirt. She was such an exceptional tailor! The fabric is a textured type that was very popular in the mid to late ’60’s which resembles burlap or “hop sacking”. A perfect color for autumn.
I have added the chain belt, though the dress falls nicely without it. The scarf is another addition – also Rosalie’s, but it was commercially made. Since the colors blend so nicely and both are from the mid-sixties Mod era, they are really good together.
So, here’s an everyday outfit from 50 years ago that’s so easy to wear and has a different “twist” that makes it absolutely unique today! Even though it’s not pop-your-eyes-out vintage, people will see it and say “hmmmmm. . . . . . . . . . . . . .?”
MORGANA MARTIN, THE MAGICVINTAGESPY
BOOK: HOW TO FIND THE BEST IN VINTAGE FASHION – AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM