1950s vintage party dress by Betty Barclay


  • Description


This is a stunning dress by betty Barclay from the 50s. It is made from black and white acetate fabric with a gingham design. The bodice is sleeveless with a square neckline. The waist is seamed and the skirt is full and flared. The skirt features an over layer of grey chiffon fabric with borders of gingham and white broderie anglais. There is a white tulle petticoat. 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: 34"

waist: 26"

hips: free

length: 38"

Approximately UK size: 8 HOURGLASS but please check measurements

1950s / CONDITION: Very good - there is a very small break in the chiffon under the waist needing very close scrutiny when worn. A pin head hole in the back bodice.

Please refer to our grading and sizing guides.

Tags: 1950s, UK 08

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