Vintage Paparazzi Travel Vacation Fashions
Keep cool. Look romantic. Pretty sheer dresses for your summer vacation. Watch all eyes travel your way when you appear in the Paris pink voile dress, left, worn by Betty Lynn of Twentieth Century-Fox’s “Take Care of My Little Girl.” Shadow lace embroidery adds a romantic touch to skirt and shoulder yoke. Around the waist, a velvet spaghetti cord belt. Under $23.00, also in white, leghorn beige, dusty blue. Center, Barbara Bates of Twentieth’s “I’d Climb the Highest Mountain” starts her vacation right in a blue voile dress-up shirtmaker dress. Intriguingly feminine is tucked bosom front, skirt with front stitch pleating, Peter Pan collar. Under $18.00, also in beige, lavender and yellow. Both dresses by Doris Dodson, sizes 9-15, both with skirts stiffened at hem with horsehair braid to keep them fresh and perky. Above, Phyllis Kirk of M-G-M’s “Three Guys Named Mike” decorates the summer scene in a crisply charming organdy dress. Rolled collar crisscrosses over the solid-color bodice. Appliqued pattern in skirt gives it a fetching opaque effect. By Minx Modes, sizes 7-15, it comes in yellow, blue or pink permanent-finished organdy. Under $13.00
SUMMERTIME SILHOUETTE . . .
BLACK AND WHITE
Team a white sleeveless button-front blouse and slim, matching skirt with roomy pockets. Add black gloves, Garay’s black patent belt—and you’ll look smart and sophisticated wherever you vacation. Blouse is under $4.00, skirt under $6.00; both in Fuller’s pique. Also available in black and yellow, sizes 10-18 by Korday. A handy sightseeing accessory—a Revere movie camera
Court action: You’ll win a round of applause in these pique little-boy shorts, above left, with cuffs and handy pockets. Pique halter blouse is cool and comfortable. Each under $4.00 by Korday in white, black, yellow, sizes 10-18. Coro bracelet
Plunge into the playtime picture in the black satin lastex one-piece suit, above right, with its shirring detail, halter tie. Also in yellow, red, blue or green, sizes 32-38. This Sea Goddess suit by Shepherd is under $8.00. For that important white accent, a cotton cardigan styled by Cruise Aid
Smart you, in this linen-like nylon’ outfit, above, which washes and dries so quickly, needs no ironing. Flattering V-neck white blouse buttons at back. Black skirt is. gathered at waist. Blouse, about $6.50, also in pastels, dark colors, sizes 32-38. Skirt, $7.95, also in navy, sizes 24-30. By Nancy Tucker
Photoplay’s Pattern Of The Month
Prepare for a real vacation with this easy-to-make summer dress. Bib front with stand-up collar, brief sleeves and fitted midriff belt are in eye-catching frosty lace. It’s sophisticated and charming with a matching stole, and you’ll love the easy-to-get-into button-down back. Make it in Avondale’s chambray, which is color fast and also has a permapress. For something new, try one of their brightly colored denims
New fabrics will make their appearance on the beach this summer. Dramatically exciting is the one-piece taffeta bathing suit, above, in clear pastels with a black overplaid, highlighted with gold metallic thread. Shirred panel front and elasticized back insure a graceful fit. Can be worn strapped or strapless. By Brilliant, the suit comes in sizes 32-38, costs around $8.00.
Sleek and lovely is the one-piece suit, above, with shirred cuff bra, removable straps. Front shirring gives it its beauty line. By Sea Nymph, in a lastex faille, it comes in black, navy, mint, lemon, berry, blush, sizes 32-38, 9-15. $8.95. For vacation memories, an Eastman Kodak Pony 135 camera.
A touch of French sauce—lacing at the side—adds piquancy to the doeskin lastex and nylon suit, above. Wired and cuffed bodice has shoestring halter tie. By Miller Girl, sizes 32-38, it comes in green, coral, peacock, rose, blue and maize. Priced at $10.95.
It is a quote. PHOTOPLAY MAGAZINE MAY 1951