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Garnet and pearls .... Vintage 50s dress / 1950s cocktail evening party / silk shantung petal sleeves / mad men ... M L / bust 40

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Vintage 50s silk shantung cocktail party dress.

Fully lined, deep red silk shantung dress. It has an iridescent sheen like sharkskin. You would just sparkle under candlelight. Demure style with tiny mandarin collar. Sleeves have a petal or tulip design. Fitted waist, vertical pleats dart up to the breasts. Two kick pleats or vents off set in the front. One has been sewn shut, can easily have the stitches removed, sexier that way.
Rear zipper, slightly flared skirt.

* black belt for inspiration, not included.

TAG SIZE: none *see measurements.

FABRIC/CARE: none, dry clean recommended.

MAKER: none - possibly custom sewn

***** Model is 118 pounds, stands 5'7". She is a 30C
*dress was cinched for photos.

Measurements taken lying flat and doubled:
** no stretch to fabric so allow wiggle room when comparing to a garment of your own.

Waist: 32"

Bust: (armpit to armpit): 40"

Hips: 42"

Sleeves (pit to wrist): short

Overall Length: 46"

Bodice length: 17"

Condition: near mint

Damage or wear noted: no stains or damage

Comes from a smoke free home

****please see clothing condition guide in my shop profile - I use this as a guide to give you the most accurate information concerning the clothing you see here.

Garnet and pearls .... Vintage 50s dress / 1950s cocktail evening party / silk shantung petal sleeves / mad men ... M L / bust 40

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: silk shantung, cotton
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 459 reviews
  • Favorited by: 4 people