This is a gorgeous item from the Glamorous Night Club Scene of the 1940s and very very wearable today.
Made in London by Sierra Designs, it was taken almost immediately into a private fashion collection of a celebrity after being worn a few times.
The dress is exquisitely styled.
Made from french Black Chantilly lace which has an overlay to the chevron edged hem, of black sequins and glass bugle beading. There are two petticoats both with two layers of silk net to give a defined ‘flip’ to the hem as the lady moves.
The waist is dropped, with chevron shaping to the front to compliment the wearer with silk covered rope detailing to the front.....Divine!
It really is gorgeous and the cut, styling and workmanship are superb and just about perfect for any retro wedding, dinner dance and it’s suitable for either cocktails with stiletto heels and pearls or for evening with a fur wrap. The garment has been dry cleaned and is ready to wear.
Please note that the dress has been worn, but it is in exceptional condition
I have taken the measurements, when the garment was laid flat, from seam to seam for you to compare against a similar item of your own.
Guide size; 12
Underarm to underarm; 38”
Under bust; 36”
Fully lined in black rayon silk.
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