Stunning 1950s Cocktail Dress Evening Gown Azure Blue Raw Silk Unworn

$135.01 $270.03

Shipping to United States: $41.15

Wonderful 1950s Empire Line Cocktail Dress created from sumptuous azure blue raw silk with shimmering gold & blue embroidery to the bodice, which has a scalloped neckline.
At the hem there is an 15” panel of exquisite embroidery, mirroring the bodice.

Very reminiscent of Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida

The inner lining is a silk mix and is fitted, being on a pencil design.
The dress has a double centre back split.

It was purchased in approximately 1958 and was placed into an Italian Private Collection. Its exquisitely designed, with the utmost style to compliment the wearer and has been mostly all hand sewn.

The design of the dress is very sensual of the Grecian style.
The measurements given were taken when the garment was laid flat and relaxed.

Shoulder to under bust; 12”Shoulder to the actual waist; 17”
Shoulder to hem; 56”
Underarm to underarm; 38”
Under bust; 36”
Waist-actual; 32”
Hips; 40”

The fabric has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally.

Please drop me a line, if you have any questions.

Shipping from United Kingdom

Processing time

3-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • United Kingdom : 3 - 5 business days
  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
  • North America : 3 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 10 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 5 - 10 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept exchanges and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
  • Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Privacy policy

    I respect my customers privacy. Details such as telephone numbers, private and or business addresses and email addresses are never passed to 3rd parties. Any card details of payments made will stay with Etsy. Unfortunately I’m unable to offer guarantees as to deliveries on items shipped to a third person, c/o or P.O Boxes. This has been imposed by the Royal Mail/hermes international/DHL they can not give guarantees if you are using a 3rd party delivery address. If this is a problem, please email for advice.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Care instructions

    Please email me with your enquiry, including a description of the item, age and fabric

    Custom and personalised orders

    Please email me for costs of these services

    Legal imprint