This 1963 article from Good Housekeeping August edition reveals a few classic looks from the sixties. Styling had changed from the fifties. The model is still wearing gloves, but she has no hat and her clothes are relaxed.
All of the fashions were modeled by Stephanie Wanger (daughter of Walter Wanger and Joan Bennett).
V-necked jumper with self-tie belt. Simplicity #5097. Blouse sewn in silk shantung with bow tie. Simplicity #4676
Good Housekeeping specialized in affordable fashions for the everyday mid-century woman. I always enjoy reading their mid-century fashion articles and comparing them to standard fashion magazines such as Vogue or Glamour. Good Housekeeping points the reader to the fabric store where they can choose fabrics and styling accessories for their own creation. Mid-century women typically sewed to save money. Today’s women sew for themselves not to save money, but to express their creativity, create quality garments, and to have clothes with a personalized fit.
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