‘Jackets’ Category

Coat with Dresses

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Coat with Dresses
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One feature outfit of the ’50s was the matching dress with either a jacket or three quarter sleeve swing duster coat, sometimes also called an opera coat when made in a glamorous evening fabric like satin or brocade. They were made in crisp firmer cottons in solid colours, for day.

Dress jackets varied in silhouette from chopped off small boleros cut above the waist by a few inches having a toreador effect, or jackets could be bloused at the waist or appear as hip length jackets.

 

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