The Navy gave women three options for their personal “look” after getting out of the military: pretty, smart or crisp:
If the answer is:
- “Pretty”–then choose a feminine hat, soft dresses,
- “Smart”–the a few very smooth clothes for you,
- “Crisp”–then stick to tailored clothes.
From the booklet “Back to Civvies,” held by the The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.