I found this little brochure from the Advance pattern company tucked into a vintage pattern I opened and thought you might like to see what was in style for May 1960.
This next one was the center section and overlaps in the next two shots:
Note how this next one is called "Chanel-like":
Ok, if you could go shopping and pick one which would it be? I like the cover one, 9356, that Debbie Reynolds is wearing (designed by Edith Head). I also like the asymetrical buttoning 9363 and the fuller skirt 9361 that's beside it. I would have to hope they had good pattern sales back then since I can't make up my mind.