Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Larry Aldrich Cocktail Suit - 1949

The cocktail suit - another fashion staple from the past that has disappeared from modern life.  This beauty by Larry Aldrich, from the spring of 1949, has a long slender skirt that hits right above the ankle.  It is fashioned from jacquard twill that has a subtle gleam to it.  A dramatic hat is just the right accessory, don't you think?  Larry Aldrich suit sold for $70 in 1949 (about $677 in today's dollar.)


Anonymous said...

"Dramatic" is one word for the hat. Another is "scary." ; )

Erin said...

This is awesome.

juliemarg said...

though it looks like old but wow! it's amazing!

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