If you are familiar with British Currency and know how much 2/6 equals, please let me know.
The coat on the cover is actually quite attractive. I am no fashion diva, but I think you could easily wear this coat today.
Boleros were popular. I don't know about the hair and eyebrows, but again, the bolero is nice.
The last several seasons, cowls and shoulder shawls have been very popular. Last winter's fashion mags called the shawl/scarf/stole that was joined in one big ring Infinity Scarves. In 1955, they called them Ring Stoles.