I've always been intrigued by vintage wardrobe plans. How to do it with just a few items or what to buy when you only have limited resources (coupons), when or go on holidays.
The Duchess of Cambridge recently finished her Australian tour. I don't think her travel wardrobe was particularly special or exciting at all. Were you impressed?Of course, it is hard to assemble a versatile travel wardrobe, especially when you want to use a limited amount of items (which was certainly not the case for Catherine...) How about a wardrobe of 21 garments, weighing only 22 lb? (=less, than 10kg)
Bridget Maginn was a famous American sewing expert in the 1960's. Her 3-months Australian tour in 1965 was sponsored by Butterick and Singer.
For her light-weight travel wardrobe Butterick selected 8 of their own patterns:
- 1 coat
- 5 suits
- 1 blouse
- 1 overblouse+skirt combination
- 1 dress+jacket combination
- 1 cocktail dress