1950s velvet trimmed dress and shawl


  • Description


This is a stunning strapless cocktail dress made from glazed fabric with an abstract leaf design in shades of plum, green, mustard and pale lilac on a cream background. There is a plum velvet lip at the top of the boned strapless bodice. The waist is seamed and the skirt is slightly A line. It fastens with a side metal zip. There is a matching shawl with one side velvet and one side in matching fabric to the dress.

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: 34"

waist: 28"

hips: 38"

length: 38" from the top of the bodice

Approximately UK size: 10/12 but please check measurements

1950s / CONDITION: Very good - a small seam fray to the shawl, easily repaired.

Please refer to our grading and sizing guides.

Tags: 1950s, UK 10, UK 12

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