And then, in the
Summer catalog, 1937, a true novelty : next to the Sailor who occupies
us, actually always identical to itself, hyper classical so, page 4 of
the catalog, a very beautiful new dress : "Croisière" (
Cruise ), set consisted of long trousers of very fine white flannel, a
blue and white striped shirt, a jacket (and not a pea-jacket) blue,
with buttons of sea-anchors, all put on with a cap " of Naval Officer
", sold together 18,75 fr, or separately of somewhere else. So, these
four details are not inseparable..
N.B. : lt is
moreover funny to note that what is described here as a jacket will be
called pea-jacket the following summer, custom is taken, That has
raised my hesitances to represent this beautiful garment among " Sailor
It is moreover a summery dress
which is not proposed in the catalog of the next winter but which finds
its place in Summer, 1938. It costs 21 fr as much as one or other one
of the classic versions of the Sailor.
Anything to note in winter 1938/1939,the two versions are always
present, without changes, only the price change in the increase
naturally of 10 %. In this last big catalog before war, haughtiness,
more than 10 pages ! In brilliant complexions, the accent is moreover
put on summer clothes of the seaside: Croisière so, Marin,
Les Flots, (Streams), Petit Crâbe (little crab), Triton
(newt), Sable Fin (fine sand), deck covers two pages of this onei.