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Vintage Cocktail Party Wiggle Dress 1959-1960 , Floral Satin Sheath dress in Warm Golden Yellow & Olive

This is such a pretty dress and a classic no matter how you look at it. Beautiful nylon satin fabric scattered with golden yellow and tangerine flowers and olive leaves on a pale olive green ground set the stage. A pristine condition dress for your next showing.

Dating to the late 1950s to 1960, this is a curve enhancing sheath or "wiggle" dress with back zipper and kick pleat that is perfect for a cocktail party or garden wedding. This is an expertly handmade dress with no label, either made by a dressmaker or a home seamstress, as many women were skilled in sewing their own clothing back then. Most of the edges are finished and there is a lot of quality hand sewing in the construction such as hem, around the neckline and zipper. The zipper is a metal tabbed Talon zipper with a hook and thread loop closure at back neck. There are two tuck pleats on either side of the waist front and the bodice is constructed in three pieces, darted with a short capped sleeve style. There is a nice long self fabric tie to circle your waist.

You will make an unforgettable entrance where ever you turn up, in vintage Hollywood style.

Measurements of garment laid flat:

Bust - 37 inches (93.98 cm)
Waist - 27 inches (68.58 cm)
Hip - 38 inches (96.52 cm)
Length shoulder to hem - 40 inches (101.60 cm)
Bodice length shoulder at neck edge to waist seam - 15 inches (38.10 cm)

****Note, these are not body measurements but the garment. Please compare to a similar item of clothing that fits you well and add room for ease of wear.

I am a proud member of the Vintage Fashion Guild, VFG

Thank you! Julia

Delightful Vintage Wiggle Dress, Cocktail Party Dress 1959-1960, Sheath in Warm Golden Yellow and Olive Floral Satin

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  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Material: nylon satin
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 432 reviews
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