Boating Bunting, left, sports a fleet of sailboats and a hood for breeze-breaking, streaks to a zippy close; about $14. Crocheted sash by by Christa. The flag-waving playmates and the boating dress by Pant-her. Mini-folk, far right, meander over a maxidress with miniscule snaps dotting their way down. A penny pocket patches high. Juniorette; $16. Trifari chokers.
Embroidered Flowers liven the landscape with sheer folklore. A sweep of sky-blue crepe voile, left, shoulders wild silk flowers and strews them on the sash. The silvery choker and bracelet, by Capri. Sunny gold, right, is the backdrop for a floating garden; note the random nosegays at billows in the sleeves! Blowing in the wind, chiffon scarf by Ray Strauss. Frierich necklace, Michael Danyon earrings. Artbro dresses; about $20 each.
Country cousins, above, speak a flowery dialect. Foreground: daisied borders make picturesque inroads on an empire dress vested with a hug. Bandbox Jr. Petites; about $28. Peasant partners, in the background, band together. Blouse with voluminous sleeves, about $11. Flip-paneled skirt layered over lacy bloomers, about $14. Bobbie Brooks. Folk ways with beads: Robert Zentall.
All images and original text scanned by Sweet Jane from Seventeen, April 1970. Photographed on location in Mexico by Joseph Santoro.