Here's another dress from Simplicity, a blast from the past. I like doing this type of post, and I think I'll start doing them more often.
This edition of Simplicity Fashion News is from 1971, and here you see an example of pattern number 9834 made up and modeled by a lovely young lady. Looks like maybe corduroy for the smock - a wonderful choice. I happen to love me some corduroy:
And here's the pattern itself, below:
I can picture a a young art teacher or kindergarten teacher wearing something like that.
Pretty, cute, and practical.
And here's pattern number 9843, for the outfit the little girl is wearing: