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Meanwhile, separate from the bodice wrap but a part of a connected seam to the fabric on the right side, the lightly gathered fabric falls in the same diagonal direction at a lower angle where it is met with a built-in looped tie that the fabric pass through creating a very cool avant garde skirt extension!
The skirt is very full and the dress is lined with a thin black organza type of material. She closes with a back metal zipper and eye/hooks. The corset under-bust is tagged on the inside with “Stanley Korshak Chicago” which was an exclusive women’s boutique store that specialized in haute couture and one-of-a-kind designer merchandise per the Chicago Tribune.
Condition: Near excellent, cleaned and ready to wear! The under corset has a few small holes on the backside and small faint darkening to sapphire blue under armpits (not visible when wearing).
Size: Corset under bust measures 34” (flat across and doubled – however, please note the corset allows for a large cup size). Wrap overdress bust measures 34.5-35” (flat across and doubled). Waist measures 26.5-27” around. Hips are free. From right shoulder seam to right front side hem, dress measures approximately 45” in length. From left shoulder seam to left side front hem (skirt extension), dress measures approximately 46.5” in length.
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More about Stanley Korshak (excerpts courtesy of Stanley Korshak, Dallas Texas): Stanley Korshak opened a namesake store in Chicago circa 1909 that grew to carry European luxury goods. The Chicago store closed in the early Eighties, and Dallas oil heiress Caroline Rose Hunt bought the rights to the name. She opened Stanley Korshak as a designer clothing store in the courtyard of shops at the Crescent Hotel in Dallas in 1986. The store carries a selection of the best, highest quality merchandise in the world offering the finest in women’s couture.
1950s 50s Dress, Sapphire Blue Cocktail Wedding Party Dress, Silk Taffeta Wrap Bodice, Full Skirt, Couture Stanley Korshak, Avant Garde
- Vintage item from the 1950s
- Materials: silk taffeta, sapphire blue, net built in corset, organza, metal zipper
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- Ships worldwide from Wisconsin, United States