Courtesy of Pat, here is a page from the 1934 Montgomery Ward catalog that femulators of the Depression probably studied carefully.
Item A, the “Inner-Belt,” was quite a contrivance – I wonder how well it worked!
By the way, a 1934 dollar equals $17.65 today.
Wearing Badgley Mischka.
Actors Patrick Page, Reed Birney and Gabriel Ebert
femulating on stage in Casa Valentina (2014).