1950s black satin vintage cocktail dress

£60.00 GBP

  • Description


This is a stunning black satin evening dress from the 1950's. It has a V neckline which slightly overlaps at the base. There are pleats at the bust which give shape up towards the shoulders and the 3/4 length sleeves are integral to the bodice. There is a shaped stitched in panel above the waist line. The back bodice dips to a V. The skirt is just extraordinary! It is constructed of interwoven panels of fabric which form diamond shapes which get bigger towards the hem. Just beautiful. The dress fastens with a side metal zip.

Vintage items rarely conform to modern day sizings and the UK size we give is only a guide. You are advised to check the measurements carefully to ensure a good fit.


bust: 32"/33"

waist: 28"/29"

hips: free

length: 45"

Approximately UK size: 10/12 but please check measurements

1950's / CONDITION: Very good - some pin head scratches around point of the V neckline, probably from a modesty brooch. There are fine belt hoops but no original belt.

Tags: 1950s, UK 10, UK 12

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