‘1950s – Straight Sheath Dresses’ Category

1950s – Straight Sheath Dresses

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Straight sheath dresses fitted and darted, or princess seamed, were made from satin cotton in sleeveless and cap sleeve versions. Fine wool crepe or Barathea was often used for a sleeved version. Many early fifties garments had boat or jewel necks and nearer the sixties scoop necklines were more usual.


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