Simplicity 2902; ca. 1939; Misses' Suit Dress. The blouse of this stunning costume is collarless, precisely fitted or waistline and may have long or short set-in sleeves. The skirt with two front panels falling into soft flares; it is joined to a belt at waistline. STYLE 1 blouse flaunts a padded applique in a lovely rococo design -- transfer included -- and is closed with hooks and eyes. STYLES II and III are closed with slide fasteners; the neck, front and lower edges are finished with applied bands; chevrons simulate pockets. A belt may be worn.

"Since smart clothes as well as an attractive face mean charm, Double Mint gum had Hollywood’s fashion-creator TRAVIS BANTON design this very flattering, slim hipped looking Suit Dress for you, which Hollywood’s beautiful star CLAUDETTE COLBERT models, left. You can make this becoming dress for yourself by purchasing SIMPLICITY pattern 2902" (as stated in a Double Mint gum advert in 1939)

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