Vogue 8501; ca. 1939; One Piece Evening Dress "Easy-to-Make". Low decolletage and dart-fitted bodice held by narrow shoulder straps. Bodice and skirt panel are in one at front. Bouffant skirt gathers to bodice across the back waist and over the hips at front. Bodice buttons at back. The box-pleated ribbon trim is optional.
Featured in Vogue Pattern Book, April 1941