Vogue American Designer 2083; ca. 1979; Bill Blass - Jacket & Skirt. Loose fitting, above hip length jacket with back gathered into shaped collar-on-band (cut-in-one), has round neckline, front buttoned band closing, patch pockets with buttoned flaps, side hemline slits and narrow hem. Full length sleeves are gathered into buttoned cuffs. Topstitching. Worn with or without purchased belt holding in fullness at waistline. Purchased top. Straight skirt 6" below mid-knee has pockets in side seams, elasticized waistline, narrow hem and topstitching.
Featured in Vogue Patterns January/February 1979