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Button Front Dress
Button Front Dress 1951 Price: $3.98
Description Button-front slims nicely with its contrast panel front forming a pleat. Unusual print, attractive keyhole neckline. Colors come in navy blue or medium brown.

Colorful Corduroy Skirt
Price: $6.98
Description Colorful corduroy skirt in velvety narrow wale. Beautiful in the new fall and winter colors. Big rounded flaps on stand-out pockets. Four gores with unpressed pleats, make it fit anybody. Back zipper. Taped hem, pinked seams. Colors include deep rust, dark green or gold.

Colorful Corduroy Skirt 1951

Colorful Corduroy Slacks
Colorful Corduroy Slacks 1951 Price: $7.45
Description Popular narrow pinwale corduroy. Has luxuriously mellow, rich-colored appearance. Fashion tailored with "continuous" waist (waistband seam eliminated, belt loops dropped). Full pleats. Inside waistband lining of iridescent rayon. Waldes zipper. Colors are green, gray or maroon.

Cord Stitching Skirt
Price: $4.98
Description Cord stitching in graceful scroll design front and back. Dressy rayon faille skirt with the rippling flare that everybody loves and anybody can wear. Side zipper placket. Colors come in black and navy blue.

Cord Stitching Skirt 1951

Crepe and Taffeta Tunic Dress
Crepe and Taffeta Tunic Dress 1951 Price: $10.75
Description This crepe and taffeta tunic dress is very slenderizing and amazingly easy to wear, just what you're looking for if you want something different but not extreme. Bodice and straight three-gore skirt are finely ribbed sheer rayon crepe, suitable for year 'round wear. Front overbodice, cuffs and back-dipping tunic are the best rayon taffeta. Lapels and pocket flaps have circles of rhinestone. Choose from navy blue or black.

Denim Bandtops
Denim Band Tops 1951 Price: $3.29
Description Denim bandtops, rugged 2.20 weight, famous for comfort and long wear. Adjustable waistband, five bar-tacked belt loops. Two front pockets; trim-fitting yoke and two patch pockets in back. Comes in navy blue.

Double Collar Motorcycle Jacket
Price: $33.95
Description Lambskin collar snaps on for winter warmth; smart self collar when detached. Windproof, scuff-resistant front quarter horsehide. Body lined for warmth with heavy buffalo plaid, tough cotton sleeve lining fights off wear. Bi-swing back and built-in kidney support. Zip front with chest overlap. Zip map pocket on left side under snap-fastened cigarette pocket. Set-in coat style sleeves with seven-inch closure at cuffs. Has a leather belt with a metal buckle and military shoulder straps.

Double Collar Motorcycle Jacket 1951

Dozen Button Skirt
Price: $7.69
Description Buttons by the dozen... six big bone buttons down each side of this all wool flannel skirt. Small gathers at waistline ease the hipline and make the pockets stand out. Zipper placket at center back. Taped hem. Colors include menswear gray and black.

Dozen Button Skirt 1951

Dyed African Kidskin Coat
Price: $122.40
Description Styled in the sweeping, fluid lines in keeping with the latest fur fashion trends. Note the smart angle of the flap-trimmed pockets. Blue plaid rayon scarf complements navy blue rayon lining. Has a new tunnel roll collar with button-trim and easy fitting shoulders.

Dyed African Kidskin Coat 1951

Embroidered Crest Shirt
Price: $4.98
Description Gleaming metallic embroidered crest framed by bands of contrast color on rich rayon tissue faille. Has California cap sleeves and buttons in the back. Choose from white, navy and red or navy, white and red color combinations.

Embroidered Crest Shirt 1951

Feminine Suit
Feminine Suit 1951 Price: $18.50
Description This is the season for softness and curves... the tailoring art that feminizes. Suit carries this theme to completion. Comes in dark green, medium gray or taupe.

Fine Ribbed Crepe Dress
Fine Ribbed Crepe Dress 1951 Price: $8.98
Description Fine ribbed crepe... soft draping, heavy rayon sheer that's suitable for year 'round wear. This dress is beautifully made and extremely becoming. The white jabot is starched rayon marquisette... it's washable, easily removed in favor of dickies, overcollars or jewelry. Gracefully flared skirt, gored in front and back. Comes in navy blue, dark green or black.

Five Piece Wardrobe
Five Piece Wardrobe 1951 Price: $15.50
Description It's no exaggeration to say that these five pieces are a whole suit and separates wardrobe. The five pieces alone make fifteen different outfits. With your own blouses, scarves and sweaters they make more different combinations than you can count. The fabric is medium weight, very fine quality, wrinkle resistant. The five pieces are especially designed for each other. Comes with three skirts, a vestee and a jacket. Colors are medium brown and white checks, solid brown and green or black and white checks, solid black and bright red.

Gabardine Double Breasted Suit
Gabardine Double Breasted Suit 1951 Price: $39.95
Description Combines a poised self-confident look with easy-fitting lines. Semi-drape styling that gives just the right amount of fullness through the chest and shoulders. Fashion tailored from splendid wool worsted gabardine. Colors come in brown, tan, blue or gray.

Glamorous Formal Gown
Glamorous Formal Gown 1951 Price: $15.98
Description Fine quality imported rayon net... bodice of beautiful Alencon-type rayon lace, dyed to match, studded with sparkling rhinestones. The big American beauty rose and the separate net stole are included to make a complete outfit that's truly glamorous. The bodice has a front overdrape of net.. can be worn with its taffeta shoulder straps or without (lightweight boning holds it securely). The skirt is double with matching horsehair around the bottom to make it stand out. Bodice lining and attached underskirt are matching rayon taffeta. Colors include white, aqua blue or pink.

Hercules Stevens Twist Twill Outfit
Hercules Stevens Twist Twill Outfit 1951 Price: $3.10, $3.39, $3.98
Description Matching sets of pants, shirts and jackets. Shape-set collar shirt or twist twill shirt with regular collar come in a variety of colors including army tan, silver gray, bark tan, and postman blue. Semi-dress pants or regular model pants come in army tan, silver gray and postman blue. Matching casual jacket is styled for leisure wear or work and comes in army tan, silver gray, postman blue or bark tan.

Menswear Suiting Dress
Menswear Suiting Dress 1951 Price: $8.49
Description Menswear suiting dress made with wrinkle-resistant rayon with woven checks. A handsomely tailored, easy to get into coat dress with slenderizing, diagonal lines. Full bias skirt front, slim three-gore back. Choose from medium gray and black or medium beige and brown.

Mink Dyed Coney Fur Sling Cape
Price: $45.00
Description Wear it year 'round over suits and dresses... or flaunt its lustrous fullness over your formals... all without paying a spendthrift price. Full sweeping back worked into graceful scallops. Cleverly designed border striped pockets. Rich, wild mink-dyed coney is excellent quality. Rayon lined.

Mink Dyed Coney Fur Sling Cape 1951

Plisse Cotton Crepe House Coat
Plisse Cotton Crepe House Coat 1951 Price: $5.98
Description Plisse cotton crepe housecoat... comfortable to wear, so flattering with dainty white eyelet embroidery at shoulders and clever tiers. Lovely princess back. Comes in navy blue, candy rose and aqua blue.

Printed Crepe Maternity Dress
Printed Crepe Maternity Dress 1951 Price: $9.49
Description The finest printed crepe, a soft draping rayon with a silk-like texture. Gay multicolor print comes with shirred shoulders, finely stitched tucks on bodice front, and dirndl skirt with elastic maternity adjustment across the back of the waist. Colors include navy blue, turquoise blue or deep green.

Pullover Corduroy Shirt
Price: $4.98
Description Pullover style in fine-rib corduroy. Snug-fit Durene knit cotton waist and cuffs. Body of shirt is solid color; chest stripe and collar are printed check pattern. Set-in pocket. Colors are maroon, gray or green.

Pullover Corduroy Shirt 1951

Pyramid Jacket
Price: $23.98
Description Pyramid with dog collar. All wool fleece in California style; up-tilted collar. Leather-like buttons and detachable "dog collar." Two pockets. Fully lined with rayon, interlined with cotton flannel. Colors include copper rust, flame red and gold.

Pyramid Jacket 1951

Rainbow Plaid Gingham Dress
Rainbow Plaid Gingham Dress 1951 Price: $5.59
Description Rainbow plaid in stunning autumn foliage colors. White embossed cotton collar plunges to the waist, with little buttons on the vestee. Four-gore skirt, peg pockets. Self belt, covered buckle. Zipper. Sanforized; washfast.

Rainbow Sport Shirt
Rainbow Sport Shirt 1951 Price: $2.95
Description If you don't see rainbows for awhile it's because they're all in these sport shirts. Every shirt part a different color and every shirt a different color combination. Lustrous rayon luana cloth. Each piece dyed separately. Two-way stitchless sport collar. Sizes for men, boys, women and girls.

Rayon Satin Dress
Price: $8.89
Description Lustrous rayon satin dress with black applied design on the skirt (looks like embroidery, guaranteed permanent). This dress does wonders for your figure. Wide-flaring skirt with wonderful big pockets, bound in black satin. Choose from sky (bright) blue, orchid, and pink rose.

Rayon Satin Dress 1951

Reversible Cunningham Plaid Jacket
Price: $13.25
Description Both sides are "hits." One side a lustrous rayon gabardine, treated to shed rain and fight off wrinkles. Reverses to smooth, richly colored tartan plaid of worsted-like spun rayon. Lots of style and comfort, too, in the easy-fitting athletic type shoulders and wide elastic waistband across the back. Gabardine side has two lower slash pockets; plaid side, two upper chest pockets with flaps. Zipper front. Comes in tan or navy blue.

Reversible Cunningham Plaid Jacket 1951

Ring and Tab Neckline Shirt
Price: $2.98
Description Ring and tab neckline with softly gathered long sleeves. Collar band has tabs that slip through self-covered ring. Rayon crepe. Choose from coral rose, old gold or white.

Ring and Tab Neckline Shirt 1951

Side Button Collar Shirt
Price: $5.98
Description Worsted wool jersey. New side-button collar changes completely when worn open. Self loops and buttons. Colors are dark green, heather gray, black and red.

Side Button Collar Shirt 1951

Slipper Satin Formal Gown
Slipper Satin Formal Gown 1951 Price: $15.98
Description Slipper satin... a lustrous, heavy rayon with bodice and slip-on gloves of exquisite Alencon-type rayon lace, dyed to match. This is a one-piece evening dress that is easy to wear, requires no special accessories or undergarments. It is very flattering to every age and figure... looks far more than its reasonable price. The satin skirt is very full, gathered all around. The bodice and the flared, all-around peplum are lined with matching satin. Button ornaments are satin covered with lace. Colors include light gold, Nile (light) green, and white.

Smart Stripe Vestee
Smart Stripe Vestee 1951 Price: $2.98
Description Cut on look-ahead lines to last many seasons. Becoming, eye-catching color combinations on front; solid color back. Fancy metal buttons, contrasting trim. Soft, finely knit new wool. Color combinations are navy blue with bright wine and white, kelly green with gray and yellow or brown with aqua blue and pink.

Sweetheart Blouse
Price: $1.98
Description Famous sweetheart blouse is rayon crepe with round sheer yoke of Chantilly-type cotton lace. Three lace hearts are pierced with lace arrows. Self binding at jewel neckline. Set-in cap sleeves. Buttons in back.

Sweetheart Blouse 1951

Two Fabric Shirt
Price: $4.95
Description They look like a shirt and sweater but are really two fabrics together in one shirt. Sleeves, v-neck and collars are set into body of shirt. Sweater-like rib trim furthers the "2-piece" look. All have two low pockets; hemmed square bottom. Sports tailored collar has loop for top button. Two-button adjustable cuffs. Choose from plaid or solid. Color combinations for plaid are green, brown or blue. Color combinations for solid are gray and maroon, navy blue and gray or navy blue and lime green.

Two Fabric Shirt 1951

White Fur Cuff Collar Dress
White Fur Cuff Collar Dress 1951 Price: $9.69
Description Beautiful collar and cuffs of white fur-like fabric, full circle skirt... a dress that's dramatic, yet easy to wear. You can remove the collar and cuffs and wear it with jewelry... it looks like an entirely different dress. Narrow taped hem. Colors are black or navy blue.

Wool Pin Check Skirt
Wool Pin Check Skirt 1951 Price: $8.98
Description All wool pinchecks with velveteen belt and standout pocket flaps for dark, rich contrast... a top notch fashion feature. Easy to wear four-gore style. Stiffened velveteen belt has self-covered buckle. Zipper placket at side, taped hem, pinked seams. Colors are black and white with black or brown and white with brown.

Zipper Front Dress
Zipper Front Dress 1951 Price: $2.99
Description Zipper-front novelty stripe with solid yoke and border front. Sixteen inch zipper and four-gore skirt. Color combinations include lime and gray or light blue and navy.