Spring Into Summer Jacketeers

 

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BUTTERICK 8393. It looks like a suit but it’s a jacket and dress, with fetching “pussy cat” bow and a cummerbund sash which this sketch doesn’t show. Size 14, 3¼ yards wool 54 for jacket and dress; ⅜ yard 39 inch contrast. Junior Miss sizes 12 to 20, 30 to 38. 50 Cents.

COMPANION-BUTTERICK 8357. Notice the unusual shaped coat of this redingote ensemble, the top bloused like a windbreaker. Dress underneath is simple and crisply tailored. Size 36, 3¾ yards silk 39 for coat; 3¼ yards print 39 for dress. Women’s sizes 34 to 52. 50 Cents.

BUTTERICK 8391. Brilliant proposal for your first spring jacketeer . . . white piqué frosting on a dress and long-sleeved bolero jacket in navy blue or black. Size 16, 5⅛ yards 39 inch silk crepe for the ensemble; ¾ yard piqué 35. Sizes 12 to 20, 30 to 44. 50 Cents.

COMPANION-BUTTERICK 8355. Keep your public intrigued! Wear the dress alone, or change its appearance with the apron and bolero. Size 14, 3 yards 39 inch for dress; 4 yards 39 inch polka dot. For the shorter Miss of 4 ft. 4 ins. or under. Sizes 12 to 20, 30 to 40. 50 Cents.

From the collection of Jessica H. Jaeger.

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Hollywood 1092

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Date: 1943

One-Piece Dress
Sectional skirt is gathered at top and joins the long-torso bodice. Applied band from underarm ends in a bow at collarless V-neck. Shaped revers collar. Bracelet length or short fitted sleeves.

For size 16, (34B, 28W, 37H)–
Length of Dress at Center Back from Natural Neckline: 43″
Width at lower edge of dress: 72½” (about 2 yards.)

NOTIONS–
1 spool (100 yds.) matching thread, 1 spool (50 yds.) contrasting thread, matching ribbon seam binding, snap fasteners, hook and eye.
9″ slide fastener.
Shoulder pads: Cotton wadding for padding and ⅜ yard of 39″ material for facing.

 

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From the collection of Jessica H. Jaeger.

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What a Difference Maybelline Makes

April 1940, Glamour of Hollywood.

April 1940 Glamour Of Hollywood | VintageStitches.com

From the collection of Jessica H. Jaeger.

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MRT End-of-Season Garage Sale

MRT End-of-Season Garage Sale

 

Just a reminder that our annual prop and costume rummage sale at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater will be taking place tomorrow.

The Rep’s Costume, Prop and Production Departments have combed through their storage spaces putting aside clothing, shoes, costume accessories, lots and lots of hats, furniture, light fixtures, set dressing, scenic elements and a plethora of unique treasures for sale!”

Location: Milwaukee Repertory Theater; 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI.
Time: 10am – 3pm; get there early for best selection.

Be prepared to wait in line if you arrive first thing in the morning, the first hour of the sale is also usually pretty crazy. Payment is cash or check only and any items purchased must be removed from the premises by 3pm.

More information can be found here–     https://www.facebook.com/events/849852298375119/

For Pete’s Sake . . . DON’T BE DRAB

Adrian, the famous designer for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, offers Easter fashion Advice.

April 1940 Glamour Of Hollywood | VintageStitches.com

WENDY BARRIE
Pretty RKO-Radio star, models a Spring costume for Glamour. Her navy blue Taylora suit has this season’s longer jacket with huge pockets. Blouse is organdie, crisply frilled; hat, a pink felt bonnet with fluted brim. Suit from Lord & Taylor, N.Y.; blouse, B. Altman, N.Y.; hat, Broadway-Hollywood, Hollywood; Aris gloves.
Photographer: Alexander Paal

 

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April 1940 Glamour Of Hollywood | VintageStitches.com

April 1940 Glamour Of Hollywood | VintageStitches.com

From the collection of Jessica H. Jaeger.

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