Vintage 1950s Dress Cocktail Gown Scarlet Charmeuse & Silk Tulle 16

$185.67 $247.56

Shipping to United States: $35.55

Vintage 1950s Scarlet Charmeuse Silk and embellished Silk Tulle cocktail dress.

The bodice of the dress has a centre ruche with beautiful informal pleating and Dainty capped Sleeves.
Scarlet Charmeuse silk has been used to fashion this exquisite gown, over this has been placed scarlet silk tulle witch has been embellished with slightly raised polka dots
Around the waist is a deep cummerbund with an off centre stylised bow.
The hidden zip is metal.
The skirt of the dress is a full circle over this is the tulle
The bodice of the dress is also lined. It has been freshly dry cleaned and is now ready to wear.

As this garment is unsized I have given the measurements seem to seem for you to compare against a similar garment of your own.
Guide size 14-16
Underarm to underarm 44 inches
Waist 34 inches.
Hips 44-50 inches.
Length shoulder to waist; 16 inches.
Overall length 44 inches.

Previously part of a private fashion collection, it initially belonged to a leading soul singer from the 1950s and 60s. The dress is in the most gorgeous wearable condition.
This is a beautiful garment, perfect to team with a little bolero or capelet, or perhaps a stole or wrap. Perfect for the cocktail hour, and those special festivals or retro music nights.

Please get in touch with me if you require further Information or additional photographs

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  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
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  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

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