You could make your own version of this coat with a Butterick pattern:
To wear under it, Butterick offered a range of classic Twenties’ dresses:
The collar of the dress on the right becomes a loose scarf — a detail often seen on late Twenties’ dresses.
As usual, these dresses are pleated in front but plain in back. The skirt length is appreciably shorter in this ad:
The school girl’s two-piece dress is inches above the knee and has a dynamic Art Moderne repeated V in front, plus a pleated skirt.
I was about to comment that the dress does not look “long out of style,” but dresses for girls were always shorter than dresses for women, so perhaps she did wear it when she was 13 or 14.
The next dress could be made for size 52:
The cuffs echo the band with decorative button at the point. There are no figure flattering diagonal lines in back, however. The two dresses below are also for larger-than-average sizes. Can you figure out why?
The thing all three dresses for larger women they have in common is: Surplice (i.e., diagonal) lines.
October clothes for schoolgirls were very similar to adult clothing: