Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Gorgeous 1950s Dress

I am just in love with this dress!! It's from my favorite fashion decade and It's so classic and elegant! I think it's just as wearable today as it was in the 1950s!

Site's Dress Description: A gorgeous 1950's cocktail dress in a pale pinkish beige taffeta and plish black velvet. Fitted velvet bodice with thin straps and three decorative self fabric buttons. Taffeta bust inset with winding black velvet cord trim and prong set rhinestones. The velvet can be folded over to reveal more of the inset if you prefer (as shown in the bodice close up photo) Dress has a full, twirling skirt with black velvet appliques (shown here with a crinoline... not included). Side metal zipper. Bodice is boned.

Size: (need help with your measurements? click here)
33" bust, 25" waist, free hips. Approximately 47 1/2" from shoulder to hem.

Condition: In good condition. Hint of shine on the velvet at the underarm edges. Scattered pin head sized orange spots on the skirt (not bad). A large, but faint water type spot on the rear of the skirt. A smaller, but still very faint water type spot under one of the appliques. A pick to the center of the bust inset.

Price: $175

Available at www.vintageous.com!

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