Game Skirts

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Jun 04, 2020
     Category: Fashion | Games | 1950s

I suppose these were meant for genteel party gatherings. I'll bet that one made up as a craps table wasn't offered - have you ever been around a craps table when the shooter is on a hot streak?
Posted by KDP on 06/04/20 at 08:35 AM
Hopefully each skirt comes with a free supply of diapers! I know I wouldn't last a full round, of whatever game we may be playing.
Posted by Jessica on 06/04/20 at 10:28 AM
And when you badly need to hit the W.C., you find your legs have "fallen asleep," which adds greatly to the fun for everyone.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 06/04/20 at 12:25 PM
Jessica's point is probably why they didn't try this with Monopoly.
Posted by ges on 06/04/20 at 01:04 PM
Suitable for strip poker, however...
Posted by Brian on 06/05/20 at 09:06 AM
That top one reminds me so much of the perfectly elegant model in "Funny Face" (1957) before he latched onto Hepburn, you know, the one who read comic books between poses.

I'm not sure of the state of technology for flexible/sheet magnets at that time, but they could have sewn in small bar magnets and made the playing pieces polished steel so she could walk around with a half-finished game if she needed an intermission.

Did they mean to redefine what it meant for a guy to get lucky at a party?
Posted by Phideaux on 06/05/20 at 11:26 AM
Must not say it... Must not say it... I'd rather play with what's underneath the skirt.
Posted by Richard Bos on 06/07/20 at 08:28 AM
At least they had pockets!
Posted by Joshua Zev Levin, Ph.D. on 06/14/20 at 05:00 PM
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