|1940's store window display featuring Gene Marshall mannequins.|
Miss Marshall lends her star power to promote patriotism by preserving valuable resources while building a stylish wardrobe. From updating existing pieces to creative accessorizing, the women of the 1940's were encouraged to do their part for victory.
|Update a classic jacket with a new skirt made from old trousers.|
|Add interest with clever trimming.|
Miss Marshall's jacket, gloves, and handbag are from Ashton Drake. Skirt, turban, scarf, and brooch are from The Couture Touch. Halo hat is from Mattel. Fur is from PD Root. Love, Paris doll and Filigree Gene head are from Ashton Drake. Green suede tilt topper is from The Couture Touch. "Alligator" train case is from Robert Tonner.
Build Your Own Wardrobe was published by The American Thread Company, New York, 1943.