Hmnn, seems to me that calling it a "marquisette" does not really hide the fact that you are putting a plastic bag over your head. Pink or otherwise. Thankfully there is a zipper, but, I dread the thought of how many little girls tried to copy mommy getting dressed for a night on the town!
Nowadays, women would LOVE to open a magazine and see THIS looking back at them:
The "gaining weight" usually referred to the area above the waist, below the shoulders, and, towards the front part of the body.
And talk about mixed messages! These days we have fashion magazines with heroin-addicted-looking thin models throughout, and, articles about how to "love your body the way it is" right beside them! Nothing new, as women fifty years ago were being encouraged to gain weight, they were also shown this:
Lest you think the men were immune, the 98 pound weakling is no urban myth! Here - from the same fine publication as the last two- is what men faced at the same time: