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Description:
GORGEOUS CIRCA 1957 White - off-White STRAPLESS SHELF BUST WEDDING GOWN WITH BOLERO AND VEIL!!!!!

Ahh yes, the year was 1957, and Elvis was singing All Shook Up, Sam Cooke was crooning You Send Me, Rusty Draper was singing the ROCKABILLY tune Freight Train....what a killer year for music AND for drop dead gorgeous wedding gowns!!!!

Gown:
Strapless, lace & tule shelf bust lined in satin.
Left side zipper - white and silver metal JET brand zipper
skirt is full with an under layer of satin and two layers of tule netting. The top layer of netting starts off at the waist in a ruffled lace ending just past hip length into netting

Bolero:
Cropped to bust bolero that has matching lace - same as gown.
Long sleeves end in a single snap button closer and angled tule that is slightly gathered
Peter pan collar has a single hook closer.
Collar has beautiful milky gold colored plastic pearl bead detail at front and along back of collar. Colored sequins highlights the beads!

Veil:
Headband lined in satin and adorned with matching milky gold colored plastic pearl bead and colored sequin along with small white plastic pearl beads.

Label:
Gown and Bolero were custom made with no label
Veil has no label, but has been stored in it's original plastic bag that reads: Your Veil of Silk Illusion for "The Bride Beautiful" by Bride Beautiful Ltd. Montreal Canada

Measurements - let me know if you would like various measurements - no problem!
Gown:
55" / 139.7cm from top of bust to hemline
11.5" / 29cm from top of bust to waistline
43.5" / 110.5cm from waist to hemline
36" / 91.5cm bust
28" / 71cm waist

Bolero:
15" / 38cm from collar to hemline
14.5" / 36.8cm shoulder length
23.5" / 59.2cm sleeve length additional angled tule cuff detail is 3.5" 9/ cm
Taken lying flat so please double:
19" / 48.2cm bust

Veil:
45" / 114.3cm length
4" / 10cm width of widest part of headband and can be stretched to 6" / 15cm

Conditions:
Gown: Excellent Vintage Condition!!!

Bolero: Excellent Vintage Condition!!!

Veil: Really Good Vintage Condition and is considered an add-on and sold-as is. There are a few tears on left side of the netting that I didn't notice until photographing. These aren't noticeable when veil is being worn, only if you are stretching it out and holding up the netting.
Veil has also been stored in it's original bag along with acid-free tissue paper, so the color is still lovely!

History:
Recovered in Vancouver, CANADA. The lovely lady that was the original owner of this gorgeous set was born and raised in Vancouver. This gown and bolero were custom made for her. She did not wear a crinoline underneath, back in 1957.

LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR WANT MORE PICS, thanks for looking!!

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ROCKABILLY 1950s / White / Tule Lace Satin / Strapless Shelf Bust / Wedding Dress Gown / Bolero / Veil / Medium / Large / 28" waist

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: tule, lace, satin
  • Only ships to United States from Oregon, United States.
  • Feedback: 25 reviews
  • Favorited by: 20 people