Hard, fast and fashionable: Ida Lupino sizzles in leather. June 08, 2012 08:57 2 Comments

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Now, this is a 1940s Hollywood jacket. Look at those shoulders. Any linebacker would be proud of them. Look at the metallic leather. Suitable to shine on any starlet.

McCall_6374_1946Take McCall 6374, copyright 1946, widen the pocket flaps, eliminate the side slits, lengthen a few inches, add a belt and you have an exact duplicate. You do. Don't forget to turn up the collar when you wear it.

This pattern can be yours at The Blue Gardenia, where the patterns are counted, the jewelry is sparkling, and domestic shipping is free. (We ship abroad as well, happily. And we charge less for shipping than the postal service charges us. Isn't that dreamy? We think so.) And, of course, we take all the popular cards, as well as Paypal. We want to make it easy on you. We do.