Switch-mates: Mix & match 6 pieces for 12 outfits! (1950)

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Woman’s Day “Switch-Mates”: 3+3=12

1950-Combine 6 pieces for 12 outfits (1)

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1. The smart casual suit is off to college, the big-city job, or anywhere. Versatile as the weather are this short coat jacket for fall — wear its deep collar up or down, open or closed — and tweed skirt.

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2. Definitely dressy — a suit for special dates, or the theater. The fitted velveteen cardigan takes to pear or rhinestone chokers at the throat, to gay scattered glitter at waist or shoulder.

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3. How to look smart, neat, and fashionable in the office or classroom. For evening, dress it up with a jaunty pillbox. Or picture these “Switch-Mates” coordinated with other skirts, other blouses.

 

1950-Combine 6 pieces for 12 outfits (4)

 

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4. Remove the neck tab — a new shirt! Add a self-belt — a new “dress!” For a sportier touch, wear heavy, blobby costume jewelry — for dash, the coat jacket worn casually and confidently open.

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5. Paired simplicity — the tailored blouse and trim skirt for smartness and comfort. For little touches, try a change of pins on slanting, wide-set pockets, other belts, and even unusual pocket handkerchiefs.

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6. A new personality for the weskit. Soft scarf fullness fills in the scooped-out neck, is fastened with a hook pin. Or, for a dramatic note, flaunt a bar pin, several old-fashioned stickpins, or pearl studs.

1950-Combine 6 pieces for 12 outfits (3)

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7. The trio for a short jaunt. Velveteen unlimited is now a popular accent for tweeds. Here is the little waist-length cardigan, slipped on over jersey blouse and tweed skirt, creates a finished costume.

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8. What fun to dress up! The jersey blouse and skirt become a dress — with a lively orange cummerbund and handkerchief for color. Or tone it up with velvet in perky neck bow and matching belt.

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9. For classroom dash, wear the shirt-tails out, sleeves pushed up. A wide, interesting belt nips in, accents the small waist. For bright contrast, add a colorful scarf or gay pocket handkerchief.

1950-Combine 6 pieces for 12 outfits (2)

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10. The day’s shopping over, this charming jersey dress and velveteen jacket will take you right on to dinner. The monotone plan lends itself to the spice of accessories, a vivid hat, mall neck scarf.

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11. For running into town, for the big games — four pieces to keep you toasty: snug-fitting, long-sleeved blouse; weskit and skirt; tight button closings on jacket waist and cuffs for extra warmth.

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12. The little weskit-collar straight up and jutting — perfect with softer jersey skirt for dancing, or for festive evenings. Low neckline can stand lots of glitter, a velvet-ribbon choker; or flowers to fill.

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