Ken Fashion 1961

/Vintage Ken Fashion 1961 #787 TUXEDO (complete)/ヴィンテージケン衣装コレクション 1961年 #787 TUXEDO(コンプリート)

1961 #787 TUXEDO: jacket, trousers, dress shirt, bow tie, cummerbund, socks, shoes, corsage, case $5.00

This outfit is one of four outfits with ‘full-lining jacket'(#785 Dream Boat/#786 Saturday Date/#787 Tuxedo/#1401 Special Date).

Tuxedo trousers has more sewing steps than other normal trousers.

Jacket(16 fabric parts):black fabric, black lining fabric(full-lining), black satin fabric(collar/facing),boutonierre,label,2 darts,1button,1 decorative button hole,1 button loop,2 decorative pockets

Trousers(4 fabric parts+2 piping parts):black fabric, side-stripes, YKK zipper

Dress shirt(11 fabric parts):white cotton fabric, panel fabric,label,3 pearls,2 snaps, cuffs, york

Cummerbund(1 fabric part+elastic):burgundy satin fabric, black elastic band

Bow-tie(2 fabric parts+elastic):burgundy satin fabric, elastic band

Socks(1 fabric part/a sock):black nylon fabric

The average of hourly wage at 1961 was $1.25, this outfit was expensive at the time.

Also-the variation Tuxedo is shown below. the panel of the shirt use the nylon fabric which were used for 1961-64 #984 American Airlines Stewardess’s blouse instead of normal fabric (this nylon fabric was also used for 1965 #1414 Holiday).

The jacket of the tuxedo is a little broken and some moth-holes on the collar though the sewing is very good like early Barbie product. the bow-tie is sewn early thick rubber band and the smallest YKK zipper(zipper size 0) has been sewn on the trousers(Thank you Anthony for finding the smallest zipper on my early Ken trousers. the smallest zipper seems to be sewn on some of the really early Barbie clothes).


1961 #787 TUXEDO:ジャケット、スラックス、ドレスシャツ、蝶ネクタイ、カマバンド、ソックス、靴、コサジュ、ケース $5.00


この衣装は総裏地のジャケットを持っている4つの衣装の1つです(#785 Dream Boat/#786 Saturday Date/#787 Tuxedo/#1401 Special Date)。









1960 #850 blonde ponytail Barbie in 1960-62 #978 Let’s Dance(complete)/1961 #750 light blownette flocked hair Ken in 1961 #787 Tuxedo(complete)
1961 #850 brunette ponytail Barbie in 1959-1962 #972 Barbie ‘Wedding Day’ Set(complete)/1961-62 #750 blonde flocked hair Ken in 1961 #787 Tuxedo with her garter.


1961 #750 dark brownette flocked hair Ken & #787 variation Tuxedo(complete)/1961 #750 dark brownette flocked hair Ken in 1961 #787 Tuxedo(complete).

画像左の、左側のケンのタキシードはヴァリエーションです。シャツのパネルに通常の生地ではなく1961-64 #984 American Airlines Stewardessのブラウスと同じナイロンの生地が使われています(このナイロンの生地は1965 #1414 Holidayにも使われました)。



1961 #850 blonde ponytail Barbie in 1961-64 #984 American Airlines Stewardess(complete) and Ken in the variation Tuxedo. the same nylon fabric is used for their clothing.
the normal fabric version
the nylon fabric version
variation shirt/normal version shirt