From the advice of New York designer Edwina Patterson
"If you have beautiful hair, play it up by going hatless, and specialize in dashing hair ribbons." [Page 15].
|Veronica Lake Minus the Peek-A-Boo Hair|
[Source: Quick Steps to Beauty and Charm. Dorothy Cocks. White's Book Company. Westfield, Massachusetts. 1948.]
Edwina Patterson (2 April 1915 - 27 June 2007)
Born in Seattle, Washington, was a New York clothing designer and seamstress. She had shows shown in American, Pageant, and Life magazines. For a while she was a fitter at Lord & Taylor in New York. At the time of this advice (1948), she had a staff of 14 and her famous clients included: