1960s Fashion – Basic Black Dress

1960s Fashions

Basic Black Dress


1960s Fashion – Basic Black Dress – Some things don’t change much. The basic black dress which is a staple of every woman’s wardrobe has remained a constant. Most of the dresses from the latter part of the Sixties pictured here could still be worn today.

Montgomery Ward 1961
Left – Silk Chiffon. Neckline beautifully frames your shoulders, gathered midriff shapes a fitted waist above a flowing shirred skirt. Acetate taffeta lining. $17.94



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Montgomery Ward 1964.
Superb shaping defines the look of the season created in the soft allure of rayon velvet. Necline plunges discreetly at front and back, set off by the sparkle of a pin and the flattery of a rayon satin midriff insert. $19.84

Montgomery Ward 1965
Discotheque crepe of acetate-rayon has a soft swing of rayon chiffon at the bodice to create a lovely ilusion.. $25.98


Sears 1966
Be spohisticated in this black acetate and rayon crepe dress. Bell skirted, flaunting rayon chiffon ruffle and bow. Back wrap bodice, covered button closing. $12.50

Sears 1969
Two piece bow trimmed dress. Rayon and acetate with look of silk and wool worsted. Skirt suspends from an acetate camisole. $22.


Sears 1969
Shift of acetate and rayon crepe… rayonlined. Front and back yoke of rayon marquisette with braid. $21.

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