Blue Taffeta Cocktail Suit


In the 1959 Catalog for Little Miss Revlon and Shirley Temple, this is described as: Blue Taffeta Cocktail Suit with Red shoes and hat, purse, stockings. Original price: $3.00

This Skirt and Blouse is made with three fabrics.

The blouse is made with a sheer white dotted swiss. The round neckline is trimmed with a white loop braid. There are no sleeves and the bodice is split with a yoke front, trimmed with the same loop braid as the neckline. It opens at the back with one snap.

The full gathered skirt is made with a white and navy heavy taffeta, with gold accent threads and a gold elastic waist.

The long sleeved jacket is made with a very dark navy taffeta, that has a rolled collar. The jacket length is by the waistline.

The hat is made with red satin in a "pillbox" shape, with a navy blue with white thread ribbon on the side.

It is tagged "Ideal Toy Corp Hollis, N.Y. on the inside of the skirt.

There is a variation on this outfit with the skirt a solid navy tafetta.