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Vintage 1950s Party Dress, Lipstick Pink Chiffon Prom Gown Size Petite Wedding

Vintage 1950s Party Dress, Lipstick Pink Chiffon Prom Gown Size Petite Wedding

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$235.00

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Clothing style: Formal event
  • Hem length: Floor
  • Pockets: No
  • Materials: nylon sheer chiffon, acetate satin, firm silk roses, metal zipper, metal hook and eye, boning, crinoline tulle netting
  • Favorited by: 71 people
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Description

1950s Pink Party Dress, Chiffon Prom Gown or Wedding dress in a Size Petite

Here is a beautiful full skirted pink nylon chiffon, long 1950s party dress perfect for prom or even a wedding. This is in a very, very small, petite size most likely because it was made for a teen to wear to her senior prom. The color is a vibrant bright lipstick pink with a full circle of voluminous fabric at the skirt and a hemline flounce, or ruffle, as well as a scalloping swag of fabric dotted with firm silk roses. The bodice is boned and fitted with fabric ruching and a sheer gathered piece of fabric that serves as shoulder straps. This piece could be removed for a strapless look or adjusted to form a halter style if it is too short to wear as it is. The strap was too short and the dress too small to zip onto my mannequin, so clearly is was made for a younger girl, but if you are petite, you may be able to wear this dress.

This 50s party dress is made of three layers; sheer nylon chiffon with an opaque acetate satin lining as well as a center layer under the skirt portion of net, tulle crinoline. Other details are a metal back zipper, metal hook and eye, boning, fabric loops for hanging and a union label. I show the dress with a short crinoline under it that has accentuated the poof for my photos that isn't included with this dress.

This dress will float at your next event and accentuate a tiny waist and beautiful shoulders. A waist cincher may allow you to get into this dress if its a hair too small at the waist.

The condition is excellent. I see some scattered light soil spots to the hem area that are not visible in the fabric folds. I also found a small oval hole also lost in the folds. The dress is clean with no odors or underarm issues.

I think a dress that is floor length from the 1950s is a great find. It reminds me of one of those fancy Barbie cakes of old with the huge layer cake skirt.


Measurements of garment laid flat:

Bust - 28 - 30 inches (71.12 - 76.20 cm)
Waist - 23 inches (58.42 cm) (Possibly a few inches can be added with a waist cincher)
Hip - full
Length of skirt - 43 inches (109.22 cm)
Length underarm to hem - 51 inches (129.54 cm)
Bodice length at side - 7 3/4 inches (19.69 cm)
Length of shoulder piece - 17 inches approx. (43.18 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.


To go directly to my shops home page click here; http://www.etsy.com/shop/StelmaDesigns
To see beautiful vintage lingerie I specialize in click here; http://www.etsy.com/shop/StelmaDesigns?section_id=5618361


*I am a member of the Vintage Fashion Guild, VFG.



*****SHIPPING*****

Please click on the link below for my policy page and detailed information for domestic and international shipping.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/StelmaDesigns/policy


Thank you, from StelmaDesigns
1950s Pink Party Dress, Chiffon Prom Gown or Wedding dress in a Size Petite

Here is a beautiful full skirted pink nylon chiffon, long 1950s party dress perfect for prom or even a wedding. This is in a very, very small, petite size most likely because it was made for a teen to wear to her senior prom. The color is a vibrant bright lipstick pink with a full circle of voluminous fabric at the skirt and a hemline flounce, or ruffle, as well as a scalloping swag of fabric dotted with firm silk roses. The bodice is boned and fitted with fabric ruching and a sheer gathered piece of fabric that serves as shoulder straps. This piece could be removed for a strapless look or adjusted to form a halter style if it is too short to wear as it is. The strap was too short and the dress too small to zip onto my mannequin, so clearly is was made for a younger girl, but if you are petite, you may be able to wear this dress.

This 50s party dress is made of three layers; sheer nylon chiffon with an opaque acetate satin lining as well as a center layer under the skirt portion of net, tulle crinoline. Other details are a metal back zipper, metal hook and eye, boning, fabric loops for hanging and a union label. I show the dress with a short crinoline under it that has accentuated the poof for my photos that isn't included with this dress.

This dress will float at your next event and accentuate a tiny waist and beautiful shoulders. A waist cincher may allow you to get into this dress if its a hair too small at the waist.

The condition is excellent. I see some scattered light soil spots to the hem area that are not visible in the fabric folds. I also found a small oval hole also lost in the folds. The dress is clean with no odors or underarm issues.

I think a dress that is floor length from the 1950s is a great find. It reminds me of one of those fancy Barbie cakes of old with the huge layer cake skirt.


Measurements of garment laid flat:

Bust - 28 - 30 inches (71.12 - 76.20 cm)
Waist - 23 inches (58.42 cm) (Possibly a few inches can be added with a waist cincher)
Hip - full
Length of skirt - 43 inches (109.22 cm)
Length underarm to hem - 51 inches (129.54 cm)
Bodice length at side - 7 3/4 inches (19.69 cm)
Length of shoulder piece - 17 inches approx. (43.18 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.


To go directly to my shops home page click here; http://www.etsy.com/shop/StelmaDesigns
To see beautiful vintage lingerie I specialize in click here; http://www.etsy.com/shop/StelmaDesigns?section_id=5618361


*I am a member of the Vintage Fashion Guild, VFG.



*****SHIPPING*****

Please click on the link below for my policy page and detailed information for domestic and international shipping.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/StelmaDesigns/policy


Thank you, from StelmaDesigns

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I hope you will enjoy your shopping experience and the handmade or vintage item that you purchase from StelmaDesigns. If you are not happy, please contact me right away.

You may return a purchase with the exception of lingerie and NOS never worn vintage clothing ("New Old Stock"). I do not refund for issues based on the fit of a garment, as I provide many measurements to help you with this. I am always happy to provide extra measurements and help you with questions in regards to fit, as vintage clothing is often not cut like modern clothing of today. Special occasion dresses; prom, cocktail and wedding dresses are also final sale, so please measure carefully and contact me for help with any questions at all. Items must be in the exact condition as sent with no smoke, body or perfume odors and unworn. Shipping fees are non refundable.

Request to make a return must be made within 24 HOURS of receipt of your package based on the tracking delivery time and date. Your returned item needs to be in the mail on its way back to me within THREE DAYS of delivery confirmation to you, in the same condition as sent, with no new damage or missing buttons etc, no pet hairs, smoke odors, body odors or perfume and I will refund the purchase price less shipping. Shop credit will be given for returns past the time frame mentioned above. My goal is for you to be a very satisfied and hopefully repeat customer to my shop!

***Receiving a vintage garment and then discovering it fits you poorly can be avoided if you follow my suggestions and ask questions. Please understand that I take great care to give you accurate and complete measurements on my garments so that a disappointment in the fit doesn't happen. A flexible measuring tape is your friend. It is *very important* that you compare my measurements to a similar garment you own that fits well. For body measurements, you must allow one to several inches for room to move. As I mention above under "Vintage Clothing", garments from the past were not made as forgiving in fit as modern clothing today can be. Fabric content and color is also listed to the best of my ability, so please ask questions if you do not know what a fabric is like or if a color needs to be exact. Please send me any questions on measurements and fit you need help with. I am very happy to help you in this regard! Nothing is more disappointing than finding your beautiful vintage garment you just received doesn't fit you.

Thank you!... and a special thank you to my many repeat and happy customers! Julia

StelmaDesigns

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* I do reuse clean shipping materials when I can.

*Please contact me if you need an expedited service as I am happy to accommodate and will send you an invoice for the extra or can revise the listing prior to purchase.

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• There may be customs fees and taxes at buyers end which are to be paid by the buyer. Please do not ask me to claim a lower value or mark items as "Gift" as it is federal crime for me to do so. I ship in compliance with all US Federal regulations. I reserve the right to cancel an order if a buyer asks me to falsify customs documents. Thank you for your understanding!
* I ship USPS, United States Postal Service with Delivery Confirmation for domestic shipments.

* I always ship the most cost effective way for my customers and aim to ship your item the next day after purchase, Monday through Friday or sooner if possible! Shipping overages of more than $2.00 are always refunded back to your PayPal account or through Etsy Direct Check out.

* I do reuse clean shipping materials when I can.

*Please contact me if you need an expedited service as I am happy to accommodate and will send you an invoice for the extra or can revise the listing prior to purchase.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

* I love to ship to my international customers. Most items will ship First Class International insured. I do my best to estimate accurate charges but if I make a mistake, any overage of more than $2.00 will be refunded back to you.

• There may be customs fees and taxes at buyers end which are to be paid by the buyer. Please do not ask me to claim a lower value or mark items as "Gift" as it is federal crime for me to do so. I ship in compliance with all US Federal regulations. I reserve the right to cancel an order if a buyer asks me to falsify customs documents. Thank you for your understanding!

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* My prices are firm and very fair. Thank you kindly for not making low ball offers on my vintage clothing.

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