Vintage 50s Cocktail Dress
50s Chiffon Dress
50s Party Dress
40s floral dress
1950s Belt
50s Dress Shoulder Pads
Vintage ILGWU Label
Metro Retro Vintage

Vintage 50s Dress Floral Chiffon Cocktail Dress L

Regular price $45.00

Such a pretty dress for a garden party or any occasion is this vintage elegant cocktail style dress, with soft chiffon overlay and decorative floral print, circa 1950s. 

The charming dress consists of a satin underdress which has likely oxidized to a coppery color as shown, and semi-sheer blue-grape chiffon overlay with a print of flower sprays in shades of pink, white and green.

It has short cap styles sleeves with small triangle shaped shoulder pads within (see pic), squared neckline with decorative horizontal bodice pleats and shoulder pleat, hidden metal side zipper, self covered belt stamped with a size of “20” on the underside, and a soft flowy skirt. There is also an early ILGWU label along an  inside skirt seam. 

*Please note – There are small repairs in front as shown (see close-up pic) and there is a bit of fabric wear on the head of the belt buckle, however, it remains fully functional.

The dress itself is in very good condition, and remains vibrant and intact.

Remember – Vintage sizes differ from contemporary sizes, so please note measurements as follows and be sure to allow for ease.

 

MEASUREMENTS

Shoulders – 16&1/2 inches (Seam to seam)

Bust – 42 inches

Waist – 37inches

Hips – Open

Length – 43&1/2 inches (Top of mid-shoulder to hem)

 


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