Jun 62009 1950s Ladies’ Playsuit and Skirt Pattern By Jennie Chancey Here is a ladies’ “playsuit” from the 1950s. What drama! Note the one-shoulder bodice styling and the “pannier” wrap skirt. Posted in 1950s Images, Vintage Images | 1 comment » 1 Comment on 1950s Ladies’ Playsuit and Skirt Pattern Jennifer May 3, 2011 at 12:29 pm (3 years ago) My very lady-like grandmother used to tell me about wearing something like this to clean house and then donning the skirt in a hurry when the doorbell rang. I always loved that mental image. Great looking pattern! Reply Leave a reply Click here to cancel reply.