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Don Loper 1960's Wiggle Dress, Evening Coat Pattern Bust 34

Model: jm518


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Don Loper was the fashion designer in the 1955 episode of "I Love Lucy", "The Fashion Show".
In California, Lucy decides she just must have a Don Loper dress. Ricky reluctantly agrees to give her $100 but Loper's
designs run $500. With typical Lucy antics and laughs along the way, Loper tells Lucy she can have any design for free if she models
in the charity fashion show featuring celebrity wives. A badly sun burned Lucy must model a scratchy tweed suit but does
indeed get her Don Loper dress at the end of the episode.

Vintage Prominent Designer mail order sewing pattern A678. Fitted dress with V front neckline has sleeves cut in one bodice. Back zipper closing. Coat has shawl collar and sleeves cut in one with front and back
Size 14; Bust 34; Waist 26; Hip 36.
Pattern is complete, uncut and still in original folds. Overall excellent condition.
This was a mail order pattern and does not come with a traditional envelope/sleeve.
The pattern is from 1960, based on a dated newspaper ad.

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