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A Distinguished Gown...

Another hidden gem from the Carr and Westley archive...

- Advert placed in the News Chronicle on February the 6th, 1939. Invoice and receipt of payment inculded for 19 pounds and 8 shillings for one half tone ad.

A Distinguished GownTranscript of Advert:


In Super-Weight, Super Quality, Art Silk Satin Back Marocain

The delightful gown illustrated is faultlessly cut and made in what is assuredly the most beautiful dress material ever produced.  It is a glorious heavy art silk marocain, with a lovely satin back, rich in appearance and wonderful to wear.

Made up in the style in the picture, it goes to create the perfect gown for all the year round elegant wear.  With its neat gauging on the shoulders, its trim all round roll collar and detachable insertion of lace, opening to the waist, it combines absolute practicability with the utmost smartness.  It is a dress that can certainly justify its place in the wardrobe of any lady.

And the price is unbelievably low, since we pass on to you the benefits of direct trading.  Because we are the actual manufacturers you obtain value unapproachable elsewhere.

Send for it now and take advantage of this great opportunity.  Try the dress on quietly at home. See how well you look in it.  Run the gorgeous material through your hands.  If you are not delighted, you are protected by our guarantee to refund your money in full.

You can enclose remittance in perfect confidence because this guarantee is the foundation stone of our business and has been for the last twenty years.

Sizes :

Busts 34, 36, 38, 40 ins                     Lengths 44 – 50 ins                   … … …       22/6d

Busts 42, 44 ins                                   Lengths 46 – 52 ins                   … … …          25/-

Busts 46, 48 ins                                  Lengths 48 – 54 ins                  … … …           27/6d

In lovely rich shades of Brown, Clover, Lido, Green, Wine, Navy and Black

All post free                                           C.O.D. 6d. extra

Carr and Westley Ltd

Coat and Gown Manufacturers

Dept. N., 37 Moor Lane, London E.C.2.

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