Vintage SKIPPER Fashions

#1900 (1964/65) - #1936 (1966)

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING FASHIONS: Skipper #1900 Underpretties, Skipper #1901 Red Sensation, Skipper #1902 Silk 'n Fancy + variation, Skipper #1903 Masquerade, Skipper #1904 Flower Girl, Skipper #1905 Ballet Class/Ballet Lessons, Skipper #1906 Dress Coat, Skipper #1907 School Days, Skipper #1908 Skating Fun, Skipper #1909 Dream Time, Skipper #S2001 Japanese Skipper Kimono, Skipper #1910 Sunny Pastels, Skipper #1911 Day at the Fair, Skipper #1912 Cookie Time, Skipper #1913 Me 'n My Doll, Skipper #1914 Platter Party, Skipper #1915 Outdoor Casuals, Skipper #1916 Rain or Shine, Skipper #1917 Land and Sea, Skipper #1918 Ship Ahoy + variation/packaging sample, Skipper #1919k Happy Birthday, Skipper #1920 Fun Time, Skipper #1921 School Girl, Skipper #1922 Town Togs, Skipper #1923 Can You Play?, Skipper #1924 Tea Party, Skipper #1925 What's New At The Zoo?, Skipper #1926 Chill Chasers, Skipper #1928 Rainy Day Checkers, Skipper #1929 Dog Show, Skipper #1930 Loungin' Lovlies, Skipper #1932 Let's Play House, Skipper #1933 Country Picnic, Skipper #1934 Junior Bridesmaid, Skipper #1935 Learning To Ride, Skipper #1936 Sledding Fun

Skipper #1900 Underpretties, Skipper #1901 Red Sensation, Skipper #1902 Silk 'n Fancy + variation, Skipper #1903 Masquerade, Skipper #1904 Flower Girl, Skipper #1905 Ballet Class/Ballet Lessons, Skipper #1906 Dress Coat, Skipper #1907 School Days, Skipper #1908 Skating Fun, Skipper #1909 Dream Time, Skipper #S2001 Japanese Skipper Kimono, Skipper #1910 Sunny Pastels, Skipper #1911 Day at the Fair, Skipper #1912 Cookie Time, Skipper #1913 Me 'n My Doll, Skipper #1914 Platter Party, Skipper #1915 Outdoor Casuals, Skipper #1916 Rain or Shine, Skipper #1917 Land and Sea, Skipper #1918 Ship Ahoy + variation/packaging sample, Skipper #1919k Happy Birthday, Skipper #1920 Fun Time, Skipper #1921 School Girl, Skipper #1922 Town Togs, Skipper #1923 Can You Play?, Skipper #1924 Tea Party, Skipper #1925 What's New At The Zoo?, Skipper #1926 Chill Chasers, Skipper #1928 Rainy Day Checkers, Skipper #1929 Dog Show, Skipper #1930 Loungin' Lovlies, Skipper #1932 Let's Play House, Skipper #1933 Country Picnic, Skipper #1934 Junior Bridesmaid, Skipper #1935 Learning To Ride, Skipper #1936 Sledding Fun

#1900 Underpretties (1964/65) (htf)

 

* Petticoat

* Panties, tricot

* Pink mirror

* 4 rollers

* Pink comb

* Pink brush

* No shoes

#1901 Red Sensation (1964/65)

 

* Red sleeveless cotton dress with 4 gold beads

* White tricot socks

* White short tricot gloves

* “Straw hat” with red ribbon

 

* Red Japan flats

#1902 Silk ‘n Fancy (1964/65)

 

*  Red velvet and white satin dress with attached slip with red lace

*  White tricot socks

*  Gold elastic headband (htf)

 

*  Black Japan flats 

 

HTF variation: Slip with white lace

 

This fashion was also part of the „Partytime Gift Set“

#1903 Masquerade (1964/65)

 

*  Yellow and black short dress with black tulle

*  Black cotton panties (vhtf)

*  Yellow and black hat

*  Yellow “Come to my party” invitation (htf)

 

*  Black Japan flats with yellow pompons (htf)

 

The black tulle came in a variation with yellow dots, and one – rarer - version in black only.

 

This fashion isn’t shown in the first German Barbie booklet and probably wasn’t available in Europe.

#1904 Flower Girl (1964/65)

 

* Yellow cotton dress with overskirt

* White short tricot gloves

* White tricot socks

* Headpiece with yellow flowers

 

* White Japan flats

The left clone dress is a close copy of the original dress to the right

#1905 Ballet Class/Ballet Lessons (1964/65)

 

* Black leotard

* Black tights

* Pink ballet tutu

* Headpiece with pastel flowers

* Pink ballet bag

* White Nutcracker suite ballet program (htf)

 

* White ballet slippers

 

There’s a version of the headpiece in very light pastel colors

#1906 Dress Coat (1964/65)

 

* Red velvet coat with 3 gold beads

* Red velvet purse with 1 gold bead

* Red velvet hat

* White, short tricot gloves

 

* White Japan flats

 

There’s a Miss Kitty clone fashion which is a very close copy of this outfit.

 

This fashion was also part of the „Partytime Gift Set“ (pictured below)

#1908 Skating Fun (1964 - 1966)

 

* White and red bodysuit

* Red velvet skirt with straps

* White fake fur hat with red pompon*1

* White fake fur muff**2

 

* White skates

 

*1 The hat with a pompon which hasn’t faded to orange is htf.

**2 The muff wasn’t enclosed in every package

#1907 School Days (1964 - 1966)

 

* White blouse with short sleeves

* Pink flannel skirt

* Pink cardigan with 4 gold beads

* Pink or white tricot knee-high socks

* Wooden bowl with 2 needles and 3 balls of yarn

 

* Squishy black unmarked flats (vhtf)

#1909 Dreamtime  (1964 - 66)

 

* Pink flannel robe

* Pajama pants with pink polka dots

* Short sleeved pajama top with pink polka dots

* Blue princess phone

* Blue felt cat

* Red and white telephone directory

* Optional: Alarm clock

 

* Dark pink felt scuffs

 

There are some variations of the blue felt cat because the cat was hand made.

 

The Pajama top and pants have the same cut as Fashion Pak A1520 Wooly PJ's.

#S2001 Japanese Skipper Kimono (1964)

 

* White kimono with gold and red pattern, brocade

* Gold and red obi, brocade

* Gold and white clutch purse, brocade or

* Gold and red drawstring bag

* White socks for the sandals (tabi)

 

* Japanese pokkuri or zori sandals

 

 There are two pattern variations of the brocade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph courtesy of Patrick McGovern

#1910 Sunny Pastels (1965/66)

 

* Striped, sleeveless dress in pastel colors with 6 gold accents

* Matching purse with 3 gold accents

* White, short tricot socks

 

* Pink Japan flats

 

To see some variations, please follow the link below:

#1911 Day At The Fair (1965/66)

 

* Sleeveless body suit with Barbie print, cotton

* Matching head scarf

* Red cotton wrap skirt with Barbie print pocket

* Barbie doll miniature with red painted on bathing suit

 

* Red Japan flats

#1912 Cookie Time  (1965/66)

 

* White and blue cotton dress with red buttons and

   attached red belt

*  Rolling pin with red handles

* “Easy as pie” cookbook (htf)

*  “Cookie mix” box (htf)

*  Metal bowl (htf)

*  Metal spoon with red handle (htf)

 

*  Red Japan flats

#1913 Me ‘n My Doll (1965/66)

 

* Sleeveless pink and white cotton gingham dress

* Pink slip (different variations)

* Barbie doll miniature with red painted on bathing suit

* Pink/white cotton gingham skirt for Barbie doll miniature (htf)

* White short tricot socks

 

* White Japan flats

#1914 Platter Party (1965)

 

* Long dress with blue velvet top and plaid skirt

* Blue record player

* Record with blue label

* Record with red label

 

* Red Japan flats

#1915 Outdoor Casuals (1965/66)

 

* Turquoise Capri pants

* Turquoise knit sweater

* Turquoise dickey

* White tricot gloves

* White short tricot socks (not pictured)

* Wooden yo-yo, red

 

* White Japan flats

 

The fashion was also sold as a Sears Exclusive set called "Blue Cotton Candy", but without gloves and yo-yo.

#1916 Rain or Shine (1965/66)

 

* Yellow cotton raincoat

* Matching belt

* Matching hat

* Matching umbrella with tassel

 

* White knee-high rainboots

#1917 Land and Sea (1965/66)

 

* Pull-over shirt, denim

* Matching pedal pusher pants

* Matching hat

* Red and white striped, short sleeved shirt

* Red plastic sunglasses (htf)

 

* White Japan flats

#1918 Ship Ahoy (1965/66)

 

* Dress with red, white and blue striped

   top and blue pleated skirt

* Blue sailor vest with 6 gold beads

* Short white tricot socks

* Red plastic toy sailboat (vhtf)

* Black camera (vhtf)

* Mexico travel brochure (htf)

* Hawaii travel brochure (htf)

 

* Red Japan flats

 

A variation of this set has been found with a reddish skirt and vest fabric. It's the only known example (pictured below) and most likely a packaging sample.

#1919 Happy Birthday (1965) – htf -

 

* White and blue dress with embroidery

* White and blue slip with embroidery

* “Straw hat” with blue ribbon

* Optional: Blue satin hair ribbon (rare)

* White short tricot socks

* White short tricot gloves

* Wrapped present

* White paper invitation “I’m having a party and

   you’re invited” (htf)

* White plastic cake, yellow or brown icing

* White paper doily (vhtf)

* 2 pink party favors (vhtf)

* 6 pink candles (vhtf)

* 2 napkins (vhtf) 

 

* White Japan flats

 

There are reproductions of this set.

Below you can see a comparison of the vintage slip (on top) and the reproduction slip, as well as a photograph of the brunette repro-duction set - and a rare Japanese Barbie gown made of the same fabric as Skipper's "Happy Birthday".

#1920 Fun Time (1965/66)

 

* Blue cotton capri pants

* Blue sleeveless top with embroidery

* Short sleeved plaid blouse

* Blue cotton jacket

* Wooden croquet ball (htf)

* Wooden croquet mallet (htf)

* Wooden croquet stake (htf)

* 2 wire wickets (vhtf)

 

* Blue Japan flats

#1921 School Girl (1965/66)

 

* Red and white plaid skirt, pleated

* White cotton blouse with red stitching

* Red cotton school blazer

* Red felt hat with a feather

* White short tricot socks

* Arithmetic book (htf)

* English book (htf)

* Geography book (vhtf)

* Black plastic book strap (htf)

* Red pencil (htf)

* Tan pencil (htf)

* Brown glasses (rare)

* Yellow and red wax apple (vhtf)

 

* Red Japan flats

#1922 Town Togs (1965/66)

 

* Green felt pleated jumper with 2 gold beads

* Matching Jacket with 3 gold beads

* Matching belt

* Yellow turtleneck

* Black and white plaid hat

* Black and white plaid thigh high stockings

 

* Black Japan flats or black squishy flats, unmarked

Fashion Pak #A1520: Party Pink (1965 – 1967)

 

* Pink cotton dress with overskirt  (matching the

   dress from “Flower Girl” #1904)

 

* No shoes

 

 

The hat pictured matches the dress, but didn’t come with it (it is part of the “Hats ‘n Hats” Pak)

Fashion Pak #A1520: Wooly PJ's (1965 – 1967)

 

* Sleeveless red and yellow pajama top, flannel

* Red and yellow pajama pants, flannel

* Yellow brush

 

* No shoes

 

The top and pants have the same cut like Dreamtime #1909.

#1923 Can You Play? (1966)

 

* Blue sleeveless dress with big red polka dots

* Red head scarf with white polka dots

* Matching red panties

* White plastic ball (htf)

* Red and white jump rope with red handles

 

* Red Japan flats

#1924 Tea Party (1966)

 

* Yellow sleeveless dress with white flowers

* 1 turquoise plate

* 2 turquoise teacups

* 2 turquoise saucers

* 2 silver spoons (htf)

* Silver teapot with lid

* 2 white cake slices with pink stripes

 

* Yellow Japan flats

#1925 What’s New at the Zoo? (1966)

 

* Red short sleeved cotton dress

* White and red cardigan

 

* Red Japan flats

#1926 Chill Chasers (1966)

 

* White faux fur coat with red buttons

* Red felt hat with blue pompon

* White short tricot socks

 

* Red Japan flats

 

 

There’s a vhtf variation of the jacket with white buttons 

#1928 Rainy Day Checkers (1966)

 

* Blue, red and white plaid dress with pleated skirt

* Red felt vest with 4 gold beads

* Red thigh high stockings (cotton)

* Red and black checkerboard (cardboard) (htf)

* 12 red plastic checkers (arer) 

* 12 black plastic checkers (rare) 

 

* Red Japan flats 

#1929 Dog Show (1966)

 

* Pink and red pleated skirt

* Sleeveless top with dog print

* White Scottie dog

* Red dog leash

* Dog food box

 

* Red Japan flats

#1930 Loungin’ Lovlies (1966)

 

* Blue robe

* Blue sleeveless pajama top

* Blue middle length pajama pants

 

* Blue felt scuffs

#1932 Let’s Play House (1966)

 

* White dress with turquoise pattern

* Turquoise pinafore with pockets

* 1 green cotton handkerchief (htf)

* 1 pink cotton handkerchief (htf)

* 1 yellow cotton handkerchief (htf)

* Pink and blue baby cradle (htf)

* Baby with diaper (htf with diaper)

* Nursery rhymes book (vhtf)

 

* Turquoise Japan flats

A „Baby’s Book“ like the one pictured in the vintage Barbie booklets as part of this fashion has been found. It is most likely a production sample. “Baby’s Book”: @ 100 US $

#1933 Country Picnic (1966) – vhtf –

(except dress and bag)

 

* Pink, green and turquoise

   sleeveless cotton dress

   with 3 butterflies

* Matching bag

* 1 red and white checked

   cotton blanket

* 1 red and white checked

    cotton napkin

* 1 plastic glass with pink liquid

* 1 blue plastic plate

* 1 blue thermos with red cap or

*  1 red thermos with blue cap

* 1 BBQ fork with red handle

* 1 wax watermelon slice

* 1 plastic hot dog

* 1 plastic hamburger

* 1 ice cream cone with white

    cotton ice-cream

* 1 paper butterfly

* 1 butterfly net

* 1 rubber ball (red, blue, green,

    yellow)

 

* Pink Japan flats

#1934 Junior Bridesmaid (1966) - vhtf -

 

* Pink long dress with overlay

* White petticoat

* Pink hat with flowers

* Pink basket with flowers

* White short tricot socks

* White short tricot gloves

 

* Pink or white Japan flats

#1935 Learning to Ride (1966)

 

* Red sleeveless top

* Yellow jodhpurs

* Black and white plaid jacket

* Black riding hat

* Black short tricot gloves (vhtf)

* Black riding crop (htf)

 

* Black knee-high boots

#1936 Sledding Fun (1966) – htf -

 

* Red sleeveless top

* Blue pants with attached red stockings

* Red and blue jacket

* Matching hood

* Red and white mittens

* Red sled

 

* Red galoshes