Sleeves to sneek in a Westie or pants to smuggle in an elephant?

Dearest readers, dearest shoppers, it's that time again: update! And this is a huge one. So many marvelous styles. A few favorites ? you'll let me share, won't you?

I adore the sleeves on this one. Absolutely! I'm a pushover for unusual sleeves, and Simplicity 1884's are no exception.

The details: Simplicity 1884 Dresses and Scarf Bust 36 Still in factory folds; envelope missing $60

Simplicity-2871And isn't the drapey front and darted bandeau of this playsuit special? How sexy will you look beside the pool in this? Or dipping up some potato salad at the July 4th picnic?

The details: Simplicity 2871 Shorts, Skirt, Bandeau Top, Top Bust 31 Complete Copyright 1949 $27

Now this is a wrap dress! It's got asymmetry. It's got scallops. It's got buttons! In one word: Fabuloso! (Maybe I should add another exclamation mark? This graph doesn't seem to have enough. There!)

Butterick-6541The details: Butterick 6541 Wrap Dress Bust 34 Still in factory folds $35

Vogue Couturier Design 2731 is so sexy, so sophisticated, so Galitzine. They will be falling at your feet when you wear this one!

The details: Vogue Couturier Design 2731 Lounge Pantdress Designed by Galitzine Bust 32 1/2 Still in factory folds Circa 1970s $100

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