Today's inspiring garment is a dress by B.H. Wragge. This is a simple blouson sheath in brown Moygashel linen that probably looks quite elegant but ordinary from the front. Turn around, though, and you've got a pop of a bright red zipper from shoulder to hem. The zipper pull is a cluster of beads by Coro. The zipper is the latest thing in 1960, the new Talon Zephyr nylon zipper. I adore the fact that the zipper is set off to the side rather than placed at the center back where you would expect it to be. Now isn't that ingenious! Sold for $50 in 1960 (about $381 in today's dollar.)
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