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1950s Dress 50s Black Prom Party Dress in Satin & Velvet with Beaded Trim

Stunning 1950's party dress in an off-the-shoulder sweetheart design.

This beauty is made of a midnight black taffeta satin with black velvet. The bodice has an open off-the-shoulder neckline. Barely-there cap sleeves in velvet with decorative ties. Black velvet ribbon straps appear to have been added, easily removed.

Draped velvet bustline edged in trim and dangling black beads ~ gorgeous!

Princess-seamed bodice gives way to a full 8-gored skirt design. Lined with a black interfacing to add body to the skirt. Photographed with a crinoline that is not included.

Back metal zipper closure.

Label ~ Barr's Apparel. Bremerton.

In very good condition. One small 2" area on the hem where there is a scattering of small holes, difficult to spot on the black. Otherwise, no stains, holes or visible repairs. See photos for details of this beauty, and feel free to send me a convo if you'd like to see additional photos.

Photographed unpinned on a dress form that measures 36" bust, 25" waist, 38" hips.

Shoulders: 18" / 46 cm
Bust: 36" + / 91.44 cm + room for cup size
Waist: 28" / 71 cm
Hips: free
Length from shoulder: 45" / 114 cm
Sweep: 101" / 256.5 cm

1950s Dress 50s Black Prom Party Dress in Satin & Velvet with Beaded Trim


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: satin, taffeta, velvet
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 600 reviews
  • Favorited by: 57 people