Friday, February 03, 2012

Prom Dress - 1948

College deb Joan wears a strapless floral gown to a formal dance with her sailor.  The dress by Barbara is fashioned of sheer rayon mousseline and has a wide taffeta waistband with a bow at the back.  Gown sold for $25 in 1948 (about $235 in today's dollar.)  See where the 70s got some of its ideas?

1 comments:

Mary said...

Gorgeous dress! So many of today's prom dresses are terrible. Designers today could learn something... :)

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