1960: Walking Suit And Pillbox Hat

An adorable outfit from 1960 included a matching pillbox hat, worn with a walking suit by Mrs. John L. Olson. I wish I knew her first name.

1935: Round Out Your Wardrobe With New Shoes

These shoes from the Wolff Store from 1935 look pretty cute. The ruffle on the illustration’s dress doesn’t grab me, though. Next post at 11 a.m.

1935: Wolff’s Smart Suits

More than 300 smart new suits were available at Wolff’s in 1935, tailored from worsteds, twists, tweeds and flannels. I’m honestly not sure what a worsted is, though I’ve heard the term. Dictionary.com says: "firmly twisted yarn or thread spun from combed, stapled wool fibers of the same length, for weaving, knitting". And I don’t think…
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1945: Silverberg’s Offers Charming, Youthful Dresses

1960: The Elaine Bridal And Formal Shop

The Elaine Bridal and Formal Shop in Tracy advertised in the Daily Globe in 1960, with a lovely illustration of a very full-skirted bridal gown. Next post at 5 p.m.