It was fashionable to wear a short sleeved jumper without a blouse beneath.
It was not the first time knitwear was worn as the prime outer garment. Formerly knitwear would usually have an integral collar or a blouse with protruding collars was worn underneath. It is however noticeable that these jumpers knitted from fine yarn were worn in all
In the next decade fashion added long sleeves and a polo neck for teenagers of the jazz era.
Violet date stamp:18 OCT 1948 Age about 18 years old Estimate: born 1930 ± 3 years