Travel Show & Fashion Pageant Program - 5 June 1933
Front Cover, Travel Show and Fashion Pageant Program, SS Washington, 5 June 1933. GGA Image ID # 1ededca9c8
One of our most unusual programs - combination Travel Show and Fashion Pageant held on board the SS Washington of the United States Lines.
While the program contained no photographs, it did list all the latest summer fashions of 1933. Rare Six-part Fold-Out Brochure that covered a Travel Show and Fashion Pageant on board the new SS Washington of the United States Lines.
Also included information on the Washington including a condensed guide to public spaces on each deck.
There are four essentials in dressmaking: choice of material, choice of color, design, and decoration. For the best success of dressmaking, consideration must be given to the type of person for whom the dress is to be made. A thin person may wear puffed sleeves, capes and ruffles.
A stout person should wear long lines, may wear striped materials, but refrain from plaids, checks or horizontal stripes. A short-waisted person should avoid wide belt-lines.
A person with a long neck should refrain from wearing V-cut neck-lines. Bustle-effects, ruffles or bows are not for the large-hipped person.
Colors have much to do with the making and wearing of dresses. Materials must be considered with a view to the type of wearer; the blonde may wear blue, black, violet, brown, white and pastel shades or clear blue colors.
Hazel types may wear green, red, brown, yellow, ivory and black; Titian-haired women look best in greens and yellows. The brunette wears black, navy blue, orange, peach, ivory and rose-beige best.
Black-haired women may wear yellow, orange, crimson, ruby red, white and vivid colors. Gray-haired women look well in blue, gray, black, dark red, lavender, ivory and flesh.
Materials are of tremendous importance in dressmaking and their uses specific for day or evening wear, seasonal wear, and specific occasion wear. Silks, chiffons, georgettes, velvets, and printed materials are suitable for evening gowns.
In 1933 and 1934 cotton merchants stressed the use of cotton materials for day and evening wear. For daytime wear crepe silks, woolens, linens, cottons, organdies, rayons and Celanese materials are appropriate. (Note 1)
Presentation de Luxe Travel Show And Fashion Pageant
JUNE FIFTH 1933
Aboard the New S. S. Washington of the United States Lines
Program of Travel Films and Travel Talk Aboard the SS Washington and SS Manhattan. GGA Image ID # 1edee4ee3e
Travel Films "LONDON”, "PARIS”
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Travel Talk "THE ROMANCE OF THE ENGLISH INN”
BY MR. MARK H. HAIGHT of Mark H. Haight Co., New York
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TRAVEL FILM "BERLIN”
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TRAVEL TALK "WHY GO TO EUROPE”
BY MALCOLM LA PRADE
The Man from Cook’s
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TRAVEL FILM "ROME”
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You will enjoy inspecting the CABIN, TOURIST and THIRD CLASS accommodations on this new American ship.
The WASHINGTON and her new sister steamer, the MANHATTAN, sail between New York, Cobh (Ireland), Plymouth (England), Havre (France) and Hamburg (Germany).
Review of Transatlantic Travel Fashions in Celanese
Program: Review of Transatlantic Travel Fashions in Celaneses Fabrics, 5 June 1933. Includes Fashions for Modern Mermaids and Deck Tennis Fashions. Dancing on Deck During the Entire Program. GGA Image ID # 1edeff4e7f
Trademark Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.
Fashions for Modern Mermaids
- 1— Swim Suit of red Celanese Jersanese. McCreery’s.
- 2— Swim Suit of Celanese Jersanese. Abraham & Straus.
- 3— Swim Suit of Cire Celanese Jersanese. Stern Brothers.
- 4— Swim Suit of check Celanese Jersanese. McCreery’s.
- 5— Beach Ensemble, suit and cape, of blue Celanese Jersanese. Wanamaker’s.
- 6— Swim Suit of red Celanese Jersanese. Abraham & Straus.
- 7— Swim Suit of white Pique Cord of Celanese, red lined. Stern Brothers.
- 8— Swim Suit of yellow Celanese Jersanese. Arnold Constable.
- 9— Swim Suit of striped Celanese Jersanese. Arnold Constable.
- 10— Swim Suit of ruby red Celanese Jersanese. Abercrombie & Fitch.
- 11— Beach Ensemble, suit and cape, of Celanese Jersanese. Wanamaker’s.
- 12— Beach Ensemble, suit and slacks, of Allura Plaid of Celanese. Stern Brothers.
Deck Tennis Fashions
- 13— Sports Frock of Celanese Agate Crepe. Wanamaker’s.
- 14— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe Caranese. Peck & Peck.
- 15— Sports Frock of Celanese Bedfordsheer Crepe. Wanamaker’s.
- 16— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe. Wanamaker’s.
- 17— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe Lidonese. Wanamaker’s.
- 18— Spectator Frock of Celanese Rib Crepe. Saks—34th Street.
- 19— Sunback Sports Ensemble of Celanese Crepe Striano. McCreery’s.
- 20— Sports Frock of white Celanese Crepe Faillanese. Arnold Constable.
- 21— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe Faillanese. Saks—34th Street.
- 22— Sports Frock of Celanese Rib Crepe. Stern Brothers.
- 23— Sports Ensemble of Pique Cord of Celanese. McCreery’s.
- 24— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe Faillanese. Arnold Constable.
'Dancing on Deck During Entire 'Program
Program: Fashion for Horse Races and Transatlantic Night Club Fashion. Beach Accessories by Deauville Specialty Company. GGA Image ID # 1edf06ec33
Fashions for Horse Races
- 25— Sports Frock of Celanese Chalk Crepe. Arnold Constable.
- 26— Spectator Ensemble of Celanese Moss Crepe. McCreery’s.
- 27— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe Caranese. Gimbels.
- 28— Sports Frock of Celanese Jersanese. GimbeVs.
- 29— Afternoon Frock of Celanese Crepe. Saks—34th Street.
- 30— Sports Frock of Celanese Crepe Faillanese. GimbeVs.
- 31— Summer Frock of Celanese Chalk Crepe. Best & Co.
- 32— Sports Frock of Celanese Chalk Crepe. Franklin Simon.
- 33— Sports Frock of Celanese Rib Crepe. Abraham & Straus.
- 34— Sports Ensemble of Pique Cord of Celanese. Bloomingdale’s.
- 35— Golf Frock of Honeycomb Crepe of Celanese. Stern Brothers.
- 36— Summer Ensemble of Celanese Moss Crepe. Russeks.
Transatlantic Night Club Fashions
- 37— Evening Ensemble of Celanese Chalk Crepe. Arnold Constable
- 38— Evening Gown of Celanese Bedfordsheer Crepe. Wanamaker’s.
- 39— Evening Ensemble of printed Celanese Ripplanese. B. Altman & Co.
- 40— Evening Gown of Celanese Chalk Crepe. Arnold Constable.
- 41— Evening Gown of Celanese Satin. Abraham & Straus.
- 42— Swagger Evening Ensemble of Celanese Ripplanese. B. Altman & Co.
- 43— Evening Ensemble of Celanese Cire Satin.
- 44— Evening Ensemble of Celanese Cire Chiffon, wrap of Celanese Clairanese Taffeta. Saks—34th Street.
- 45— Evening Gown of printed Celanese Quixilver Satin. Russeks.
- 46— Evening Gown of Celanese Chalk Crepe. Abraham & Straus.
- 47— Evening Gown of printed Celanese Ripplanese. Saks—34th Street.
- 48— Evening Ensemble of Celanese Moss Crepe. Russeks.
Beach Accessories — Deauville Specialty Co.
Travel in Luxury on the SS Washington and SS Manhattan of the United States Lines. Rates to Suit Your 1933 Purse. Enjoy Little Vacation Cruises During the Summer for a Weekend up to Four Days. GGA Image ID # 1edf35ad27
HERE’S travel luxury — as Americans know it. The new S. S. WASHINGTON is planned from stem to stern especially for Americans. She’s a sister ship of the magnificent MANHATTAN, and, like the MANHATTAN, she offers on all seven decks the American standard of living in every sumptuous detail.
The WASHINGTON is a huge floating playground, where gracious hospitality in the American manner invites you to enjoy yourself through every minute of the voyage. In the space and quiet comfort of her public rooms, you’ll find the distinctive beauty, the quiet, restful ease, of a Colonial drawing room.
Rates to Suit Your Purse
Like a great and luxurious American hotel, the WASHINGTON and MANHATTAN — largest liners ever built in America, and the fastest cabin liners in the world — offer every comfort, every hospitality— at remarkably low fares!
Little Vacation Cruises
The WASHINGTON and MANHATTAN will make a series of short cruises during the summer — brief, refreshing voyages at a time when recreation is needed most.
- July 1 Manhattan At Sea 3 Days $25 up
- Aug. 11 Washington Bermuda 4 Days $50
- Aug. 26 Manhattan Bar Harbor 3 1/2 Days $35
- Sept. 9 Washington At Sea Week-end $20
Inquire at booth on Pier for further particulars.
Guide to Public Rooms and Accommodations on the New SS Washington, 1933. GGA Image ID # 1edf5a3170
GUIDE TO THE S. S. WASHINGTON
A New Ship - A Splendid Ship - A Fast Ship
705 Feet Long 86 Feet Wide 24,289 Tons Register
- Game Deck
- Promenade Space
- Dog Kennels
- Open Promenade Deck
- Children’s Play-room
- Children’s Outdoor Play Deck
- Glass Enclosed Promenade Palm Court
- Grand Salon — Dance Floor
- Talking Moving Pictures Screen Gallery and Writing Room
Verandah Café with Dance Floor Altar for Services Ship’s Shop
Cigar and Cigarette Counter
- Suites De Luxe Cabin Staterooms
- Tourist Class Game Deck
- Tourist Promenade
- Suites De Luxe Cabin Staterooms
- Beauty Parlor
- Barber Shop
- Doctor’s Office
- Tourist Lounge
- Tourist Promenade
- Tourist Smoke-Room
- Cabin Dining Saloon
- Cabin Staterooms
- Purser and Chief Steward’s Offices
- Tourist Dining Saloon
- Tourist Staterooms
- Third Class Smoking-Room
- Tiled Swimming Pool — Gymnasium for Cabin and Tourist Passengers
- Passenger Staterooms, Cabin, Tourist and Third Classes
- Third Class Lounge
- Children’s Play-room, Third Class
- Third Class Dining Saloon
- Tourist Baggage Room
- Third Class Staterooms
Note 1: Colby, Frank Moore and George Sanderman, "Dressmaking," in Nelson's Encyclopedia: Everybody's Book of Reference, Vol. IV of Nelson's Perpetual Loose-Leaf Encyclopaedia's, New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1907) P 133