"Good Housekeeping's 'Fashions'"

November 1954



PAGE 94 & 95

BELOW: Stroke-of-genius gift for a teenager -- a delightfully fresh-looking petticoat shaped like a shepherdess skirt. Ruffles of scalloped, embroidered batiste give a charming overskirt effect and trim the hem. ABC percale.

ABOVE: Brighten your holiday wardrobe with a gaily striped, tree-trimmed petticoat. Cohama acetate taffeta. Petticoat is Pellon lined for flare and sequin spangled for fun. Simplicity Printed Pattern 3766.

OPPOSITE LEFT {Above} : Today's imaginitive fabrics and trimmings can be turned into impresssive petticoats in no time. This one has a rickrack print; insertion and edging come ready to sew on. Springmaid cotton.

OPPOSITE CENTER {Above} : This gleaming, rustling, rich-red petticoat will be an important element in any costume you wear. Its sole trim -- a white nylon ruffle, embroidered in jet black. Celanese Celaperm acetate cotton.

OPPOSITE RIGHT {Above} : Smart petticoat of red-and- white-striped chambray is completly reversible -- even to the embroidered flounce. The other side is solid-red chanbray with a red-and-white flounce. Peter Pan fabrics.



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