With facet vents and jetted pockets, it was worn with worsted trousers with deep flip-ups. Crepe-soled suede sneakers and a light-weight cap or a hat matching the colour of the jacket completed the image.
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Around the same time Dior reintroduced the hobble-skirt. The chemise and sack clothes which took over 1958 didn’t die out completely in 1959, but it was actually on its way out. A well-liked campus outfit may consist of a protracted, bulky sweater over prime of a skinny skirt or pants. Synthetic materials such as Orlon, Dacron and Acrilan have been all being met with larger acceptance. However, women were very excited about the new looser fitted clothing and rushed to buy them in the spring, but the fad died midway via the summer.
The 2 ½”-long “diamond” chandelier earrings on the best are by Pennino. Big brooches that accentuated the bodice, drippy bib necklaces …