Thursday, 26 June 2014

Dolly Clothes For Dolly Birds┃Rave Magazine (1967)




A dolly twosome. Left: Miss Polly dress in a Victoriana style in pale blue and white Tricel, price £4 17s. 6d. Right: smock-type Dacron dress by Simon Massey, price 89s. 11d. Shoes by Gaby, 79s, 11d.

Right: little girl look with puff sleeves and a high waist in lilac cotton with white spots and stripes, in a style from Polly Peck, price 5 gns.

Left: cute knicker-dress in harlequin print from Simon Ellis, 8½ gns. For shorter than short dresses - knickers are 'in'!  Right: a pastel floral print in a truly baby doll style, by Lee Cecil, 7 gns.

Left: the dolly dress craze that raged through the London discotheques. This hand-made, fully lined crochet dress in white wool has been designed exclusively for RAVE readers at the special price of 12 gns. (20 gns. or over in the shops!) Designed by Audrey, it is available from James Sutherland and Associates, 55 Park Lane, London, W.1. Please state colour―black, white, green, turquoise, yellow or rose, and size - 10, 12, or 14.

Two swinging tent coats by Simon Howard. Right: in a curly dolly fabric, ratinée, in lilac, price 14 gns. Left: in apple green wool with a high yoke and buttoning, price 11½ gns. Dolls from a selection at the Chantelle Gift shop, 33 Brompton Road, London, S.W. 3, All hair pieces with kooky coloured streaks by Tovar.

All images & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from RAVE magazine February 1967. Original editorial by RAVE fashion girl, Lee. All photographs by P.L. James

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