The waists are not fitted, just crimped with a belt
What do we call these? Is it a shift, or a sheath? Or a chemise?
Some fun details
I know from experience that these are not flattering to my pear shape, but the stick-like ladies on the pattern envelopes look just adorable in these dresses.
Here are some two-piece versions
It was probably quite a relief after girdles and long lines to slip into these waistless dresses. Just toss it on and go.
The same silhouette, but fitted at the waist.
Do you remember these dresses? Did your friends and family wear them?