JUNIOR MISSES’ AND MISSES’ SQUAW SKIRT WITH CUMMERBUND AND SQUAW BLOUSE: “Simple To Make” skirt features three tiers, each gathered to the other. Blouse has kimono sleeves. V. 1 and 2 sleeves are three quarter length; pointed collar is shown. V. 3 blouse has a wide V-neckline. Sleeves are short. Skirt in this view is worn with matching cummerbund. Rick rack trims V. 1 and 3.
I have had dreams about this exact outfit. Audrey Hepburn wears a similar outfit--same blouse, but shorts instead of pedal pushers--for the sailing scene in Sabrina (1954). [Links to Etsy site with vintage sewing patterns. This pattern is, sadly, sold out.]
Vintage 1930s Womens Dress Pattern - Simplicity 2476. Anyone have an idea what specific year this would be from?
Simplicity 2714, late 1930s. Turned back revers may be trimmed with rick-rack braid embroidery ribbon, or detachable lace trimmed revers and cuffs.