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Stunning vintage 1950s black cocktail evening dress in silk dupioni and silk chiffon! This chic little black dress features a sweetheart bust with spaghetti straps, overtop of which lays the plunging V silk chiffon over layer with a fold-over dupioni collar and cuffed sleeves! The backside of the attached chiffon overlay features a plunging keyhole slit opening with an eye/hook closure at neckline. The silk chiffon is lightly gathered right below the bust and a thick dupioni midriff band accentuates the nipped waistline!

The skirt is fantastically tailored with two side pleats at front sides creating that sought after hourglass shape! Backside has side seaming and a 3 ¾” slit at the hem!

**Please note: pictures have been lightened up quite a bit to show detail**

Condition: Near Excellent – only flaw are 2 tiny holes in chiffon on back shoulder area (on facebook page or email).

Size: Bust measures 34” around. Waist measures 26” around. Hips measure 39 – 39.5” around max. From shoulder seam to hem, dress measures approximately 42.5” in length. Skirt portion alone measures 25 ¾” in length.


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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: silk chiffon, bow accent, metal zipper, dupioni silk
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 948 reviews
  • Favorited by: 74 people