Vintage 1950s Silk Dress Bright Summery 50s Classic Couture

Shipping to United States: $34.86
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Vintage 1950s Hand printed Pure Silk Cocktail Dress with drape detailing to the bodice. This theme is carried through to the skirt of the dress which is styled to give a faux cross over theme.

Exquisitely cut, the dress has a defined waist which falls nicely in pleats over the hips, to give a Luxurious Fluidity to the fabric as the lady moves. The skirt of the dress is simply glorious, with a huge amount of fabric to give an exquisite swing, as the lady moves together with a silk lining and full Petticoat which buttons at the back giving structure to the skirt of the dress.

At the waist there is a broad silk covered calf skin belt. The dress is zip fastening with hook and eye.
It was previously part of a Private collection. The seams are mostly hand sewn and finished.
This is such a fabulous dress, perfect for any garden party, vintage themed gathering, retro wedding. It’s simply exquisite, light summery and divine it made.
As the gown is without labels etc, I have taken measurements, seam to seam when the garment was laid flat. These have been provided as a guidance for you to compare against your own sizing.

Guide Size; 14
Underarm to underarm; 38”
Waist; 32”
Hip; 40” +
Arm opening; 19”
Across the shoulders; 16”
Overall Length Shoulder to Hem; 49”

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

Shipping from United Kingdom

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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

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