’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog

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70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog

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’70s clothes for girls: Moms will think their girls are cute in everything

Will mothers think their kids are cutest in pique dots and pique plaids?… Or in prints with rabbits, bears, carrots, castles, squirrels, mushrooms, and pears?… Or in brushed denim bottoms with cowboy tops?…

Or in ice cream colors? Porcelain colors? Country kitchen colors?… Or in crinkly plaids, mosaic plaids, glen plaids, tartan plaids, corded plaids? Or ginghams, seersuckers, corduroys and knits, all in carefree polyester and cotton?

Mothers will think their kids are cutest in everything that’s new for Spring ’73.

– From the Longview News-Journal (Longview, Texas) – March 18, 1973

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The gallery of ’70s clothes for girls (1973)
Vintage chambray denim bell bottoms and outfits for girls - from 1973
Vintage chambray denim bell bottoms and outfits for girls – from 1973
Vintage plaid pants - bell bottom jeans and clothes for girls in red white and blue
Vintage plaid pants – bell bottom jeans and clothes for girls in red white and blue
Vintage 70s school clothes for girls in spring colors with floral patterns and embroidery
’70s fashions for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Retro striped and solid tops for girls and western style jeans from the 70s
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Retro denim outfits for girls - bikini-cut jeans and jean skirts plus peasant-style tops
Retro denim outfits for girls – bikini-cut jeans and jean skirts plus peasant-style tops
Vintage skirts and dresses for girls - peasant look and halter dress plus smock-style dresses
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Dresses for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Cute retro fashions for little girls - check dresses and smock and pants set - plus hairbows
’70s outfits for young girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Cute retro dresses for little girls - nautical and lace plus floral prints and patterns - from 1973
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
70s ruffled dresses and dresses with aprons for little girls - from 1973
’70s clothing for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Denim and pastel separates - flowery tops - palazzo pants and plaid blazers from the 70s
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Retro JrHi smocks and tops plus high-fashion trousers and jeans for teen girls in 1973
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
70s polyester knit clothing for girls
’70s outfits for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Retro 70s sportswear for girls - tank tops and terry shortalls plus patch pocket jeans
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Vintage 70s shortalls and bodysuits with skirts - plus smock-top pants set
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Seventies fashion for girls - Zipper-front knit tops and fringe-trimmed ponchos
’70s separates for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Dressy jackets and capes for girls - blazers and coats for boys - from 1973
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
70s casual dresses plus mix-and-match jumpers and pants for girls
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Retro underwear styles for girls from the seventies
’70s socks and undies for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Vintage underwear styles for girls from the seventies
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
70s bras and pantyhose for teens and preteens
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
70s bodysuits and leotards for girls ages 2 to 7
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Vintage casual clothes for girls - gingham checks and puffed-sleeve smocks
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Vintage easy-care leisure wear for little girls - flare pants and peasant-style tops
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Springtime frocks plus dresses and jackets or pants for girls from 1973
’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
Retro spring raincoats for girls - plus capes and rainsets
’70s outerwear for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog
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’70s clothes for girls: She’s all girl at heart

Who’s the little girl batting home runs on the neighborhood team; sharing her dreams with Raggedy Ann; forming a clubhouse called “Girls Only!”?

It’s the same little girl who asks for a bedtime story, cuddles with Dad in his lounge chair and looks the prettiest at those happy birthday parties. She’s a daughter, granddaughter, niece, godchild — she’s everyone’s number one sweetheart.

Spiffy sport dresses flaunt her carefree spring feeling. Jean dresses can be worn over pants or on their own; baseball dresses take on, or off, short zippered jackets; and sleeveless sundresses may show-off matching bloomers.

After the playground and schoolyard comes time for how-old-are-you-now parties. And, pretty dressy dresses come in many flavors.

Packed with posies and soft ice cream plaids, the styles are yummy. The variety includes tunic shirtwaists with bow tie backs, full-skirted puffy sleeve dresses with peter pan collars and belts, smocked pinafores with ruffly icings.

Little misses are loyal to their navy blues and sailor whites, Middy collars and nautical emblems spark pinafores, short and long dresses and good classic blazers.

Gals are going all out for fresh costume looks. Smocks, baseball and short cropped jackets make it over cuffed pants. Blazers, classic and wraparound coats make it over one and two-piece dresses.

How do they make it? With windowpane, houndstooth and seersucker checks, floral and storybook prints, soft pastel plaids. Solids make it in cotton candy colors.

Retro jackets for girls - glossy styles and hooded - from 1973
’70s clothing for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog

There’s a shirt tale to be told, and she tells it very well. Shirt jackets and shirt smocks in plaids, mixed plaids and checks put on a show of contrast breast pockets and collars, yokes, and the newest drawstring waists. Simply shirt shape.

Sweaters set the pace with long or short sleeve cardigans over shrinks, shrugs or pullovers. Dolman sleeves, super soft textures, powdered pastels and jacquard patterns make them deliciously tempting,

Pleats, flippy hemlines and goring send skirts skipping merrily to play on the shirt team.

Pants pack plenty of pull in cuffed and pleated trousers, natural waistline and hip-slinging styles. Jeans for play – super skirted leg palazzos for party punch, that’s how she likes them.

When temperatures soar sweaters appear haltered. And, so do dresses, tennis-wear, bodysuits and bathing belle fashions.

– Article from The News Leader (Staunton, Virginia) – March 18, 1973

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  1. Does anybody know the name of the blond girl in that smock-frock (12th page down – under jr. high fashions) ? I’ve seen her in Wards, Penneys, Sears —-

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