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[belt not included] Sexy 1950's curve hugging black velvet cocktail dress with an asymmetrical ruched bust. The bustier bodice has stays running inside to retain the shape. One side of the bust has a flap that tapers and runs under the ruching on the other side. This flap tapers and runs across the back top of the dress. Fitted bust, waist and hips. Straight skirt with a back kick pleat. Metal zipper up the side with a hook and eye closure. Bust is lined with a mesh fabric, the rest of the dress is unlined. No labels.

Condition: Excellent. No crushing or spots found on the velvet fabric. Dress has been steamed, no smells or issues. On close inspection, there are some small marks on the inside of the dress, but not visible on the outside.

Bust: @36"
Waist: 28 1/2"
Hips: 38"
Width Between Shoulder Seams: --
Length: 40" (from underarm to hem)
Skirt Length: 32"
Across Back: 16"


Normally layaway requires 1/3 down and a set number of payments over a 1 to 2 month period. However, contact us and we can work with you to create a payment plan that suits your needs. Choose "other" at checkout.


DOMESTIC: Shipped either Priority Mail/First Class or FedEx with tracking and insurance.

INTERNATIONAL: Priority International uninsured is the quote listed. We can ship either Express International or Priority International, both offer insurance, and we will ship First Class to certain countries. Express International Insured quote around $35.00 to $47.00; First Class International quote around $12.00 to $20.00.

Orders are packed with care and usually ship within the next business day.


We accept Paypal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, checks and money orders/cashier's checks. Please choose "other" at checkout if you are making a layaway purchase.


Typically the outside measurements of the item laid flat, with the exception of an interior bust and waist measurement for items with linings or made with thick fabric.

1950's Vintage Black Velvet Ruched Bodice Cocktail Dress, 50's, curve hugging


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: velvet
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 78 reviews
  • Favorited by: 43 people