Prominent Designer Series: part 7

Aaaand we’re back! Today’s installment of sewing pattern illustrations comes to us from actress and singer Polly Bergen, the ever-elegant Mr. Blackwell, and our two-fer pal from last week, Oleg Cassini. Bonus feature today: the original newspaper ads for these patterns! Clicking on any of the images will bigger them.

Polly Bergen A887 – Reversible jacket ensemble

newspaper ad, 1961

Mr. Blackwell A548 – Sheath and circular cape-coat

newspaper ad, 1960

Oleg Cassini A552 – Shapely sheath

newspaper ad, 1961



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