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themindyprojectstyle:

Mindy Kaling attended Fox’s Girls Night Out yesterday wearing this 60s style op art print dress.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Radio Waves Dress - $381 (was $565, also here, here and here)
FYI you can also buy Mindy’s dress in black and white and get the same print in a scarf, skirt, top, pants, sweater (on sale here too), sweater dress, tunic dress, tee and phone case too!

themindyprojectstyle:

Mindy Kaling attended Fox’s Girls Night Out yesterday wearing this 60s style op art print dress.

Marc by Marc Jacobs Radio Waves Dress - $381 (was $565, also here, here and here)

FYI you can also buy Mindy’s dress in black and white and get the same print in a scarf, skirt, top, pants, sweater (on sale here too), sweater dress, tunic dress, tee and phone case too!

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Sheer dress, 1930s
I’d like to get my hands on one of these.
Surprisingly, many designers sold sheer dresses, even in the ’30s. They were layered over flesh or neutral colored slips.
The stripes and chevron effect of the print, plus the length, give it a ’70s vibe; but the (bias?) cut, ribbon detail, and sleeves are pure ’30s. I don’t think I have made the connection between those two decades before. Hmm!
You can just as easily picture Jackie from That 70s Show wearing this as, say, Ginger Rogers.

Sheer dress, 1930s

I’d like to get my hands on one of these.

Surprisingly, many designers sold sheer dresses, even in the ’30s. They were layered over flesh or neutral colored slips.

The stripes and chevron effect of the print, plus the length, give it a ’70s vibe; but the (bias?) cut, ribbon detail, and sleeves are pure ’30s. I don’t think I have made the connection between those two decades before. Hmm!

You can just as easily picture Jackie from That 70s Show wearing this as, say, Ginger Rogers.

(Source: blog.fidmmuseum.org)

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