In Fashion Memoriam: 1960s Black & White Check Suit by Gail Carriger
Here is another little ode to lost closet items, Fashionable Reader.
I shall miss this one particularly because of its extreme versatility. I took it to Europe many years ago and managed to get many outfits out of a two piece sheath and jacket.
You can see one of its main issues is that it wrinkles rather badly. Now, I did iron this before I put it on, but the act of sitting on several panels in a row caused wrinkling in the skirt.
Still it was great fun to mix and match...
Here I am mixing it up with various different accessories, separating jacket from sheath and so forth. In the end, however, I've passed it on to a new home.
Check sheath dress with matched crop jacket, skirt above the knee, flattering cut, bit of stretch.
Too tight at hips and waist, too short for my taste.
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