Few schools had a special uniform for summer, so the girls remember having to go tramping in the heat in serge gym frocks and white blouses and regulation footwear.
He paid £5.5.0 for a serge suit.
Dewey and Suze sat in the back seat, a foot or so of black serge between them.
All the proud fathers were dressed to kill in their three-piece serge suits and trilby felt hats perched to one side.
Made in 1957 for my grandfather, constructed out of naval serge and cut by a master at Thresher and Glenny, it's a dazzling bit of three-piece craftsmanship.
The period saw the transition of British Army uniform from red wool serge coats to khaki cotton, and gaiters were replaced by puttees.
He was the ship's tailor and could turn a serge uniform inside out to renew its appearance.
How much of a rebel can you be in an ugly blue serge skirt with stiff box-pleats?
It is worn with the fermizi, a jacket of velvet or serge with long sleeves that is thrown over the back; waist-high white stockings; and a shirt with wide sleeves made of cotton, muslin, or silk.
Add pyjamas, sweater, serge uniform, flying boots, scarf, flying jacket, helmet and goggles, harness and parachute and it becomes a tight fit.