A softer, more feminine style replaced the boyish, flapper look of the twenties. At the beginning of the decade, hemlines dropped dramatically to the ankle and remained there until the end of the thirties.
Turn back the years for the look of yesterday with this vintage Stretch amp; Sew Pattern. The Wrap Peplum Blouse features full short sleeves with a hemline pleat, a dropped shoulder front with soft gathers and a tie at the back. Make the skirt from a coordinating fabric for an attractive outfit, or...
This Yves Saint Laurent #Vogue Paris Original pattern 2499 is for a beautiful formal dress in two lengths. Sophisticated and elegant- true to the designer's reputation! Lined dress, above mid-knee or evening length, has bands, close-fitting, interfaced, dropped waist bodice with princess seams, attached, tapered skirt, back zipper/snap closing and long sleeves with zipper. A: contrast bands. B: back hemline slit.
PRINCESS SILHOUETTE. Smoothly fitted to waistline and then flared to hemline. Flattering V-neckline front and back. Soft folds at shoulder either side of front are accented with ribbon bows. Drop shoulder sleeves. Pocket at hips in side seams. Center back zipper closing. [No link to original site.]