50s -No Label- Womens peachy orange and creamy taupe, blended cotton, shirtwaist dress, having short sleeves, with turned back cuffs. Vertical and French darts shape the bodice, with fabric covered buttons fastening the front, to the waist, below the narrow fold over collar.
Late 50s -Lady Manhattan- Womens cream background cotton, mid length, short sleeve shirt dress with button front closure, modest v-neckline with thin notched fold over collar and optional roll back half sleeve styling. Dress has darted bust, inverted flat pleat back for ease in fit and mid waist seaming with matching belt that falls to full tight box pleated skirt. Really a fantastic shirt style day dress in awesome vintage condition!
70s -Leslie Pomer- Womens red, white and black polyester longsleeve mid length knit dress. A patterned horizontal stripe, with slanted faux button flaps, princess seams, a contrasting topstitched fold over collar, button front half placket and removable matching tie belt.
This is the dress that Grace wore for the engagement announcement, on Jan 5, 1956. There was a press conference at the Philadelphia Country Club. The dress was on display in Monaco exhibit. Because of the lighting it appears darker than engagement photo but it is the same dress.