McCall Style News
"Insist on a McCall Pattern - It's the short cut to Paris style." Perfectly illustrating that point are 2 fabulous Fall suit ensembles from 1936 and 1938 respectively.
Prevue Simplicity Fashions
Both of these booklets are from December 1940 and 1941 respectively. I love their use of vivid color and dramatic accessorizing.
Published by Conde Nast, October 1939 for Marshall Field & Company in Oak Park, Illinois. My favorite place to shop for the most fabulous fabrics was at Marshall Fields in Chicago.
New York Gold Seal Patterns
Young, flirty Spring styles from New York Patterns, March 1940 and February 1942 respectively. New York Pattern Company was short-lived, approximately circa 1930 - early 1950's.