Vogue 9018; ©1956; Negligee or Brunch Coat. Below knee or floor length, gathered skirt joins the bodice at side fronts and across back. Skirt front is cut in one with bodice. High, neckline with shaped collar or lower curved neckline: buttoned front closing. Long, leg-o-mutton sleeves and short puff sleeves. Tied self belt, optional.