Simplicity 2683 ©1949 Hostess gown or Housecoat: The double breasted bodice, fitted with darts, is styled with large collar. The softly pleated skirt joins the bodice at the natural waistline. Style 1 has long sleeves, trimmed with wide cuffs. In style 2, embroidered edging accents the collar and cuffs of the short sleeves. Bust 32.