Vintage ensemble from Dorothy McNab dates to the 1950's and is made of olive green silk. Wrap-style bodice ties at waist with a drawstring and wraps around neck and ties at center back neck. Full skirt features a leaf print that has been screenprinted in gold and has a fitted waistband and side metal zipper. Skirt is lined; bodice is not.
Can fit a variety of sizes by moving the hook and eyes at the waistband of the skirt, but as is it is currently a size 6 US.
This lovely 1950's cocktail dress from Anne Fogarty is made out of navy silk taffeta and is tiered across the bust and on the skirt. It is unlined, has short sleeves, a low squared neckline in the front and back, full skirt formed from even pleating all around the waist, and a center back metal zipper. Please note that the dress was photographed with a crinoline underneath that is not included.
Vintage 1950's through 1960's sleeveless sweater from De Paul Originals is made of 100% baby blue wool knit. It is fully covered with iridescent sequins and has beaded fringe that is arranged in a scalloped pattern. Scoop neck. Center back zipper. Fully lined.
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's through the early 1960's. It is made of a neutral-colored fabric with an ethnic batik-esque print with brightly-colored sequins and beading throughout. Sleeveless bodice has boat neck. Fitted throughout. Bust darts are high; appears to be custom-made for someone with a short torso. Lined. Center back metal zipper.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and features a brown and black stripe print on taffeta. Fitted bodice has doleman sleeve, deep v-neck with a shawl lapel, and short sleeves. Full skirt is gathered all around. Center front metal zipper. Unlined. Please note that this dress was not shown with a petticoat but should be worn with one if a more period accurate look is desired.
Gorgeous cocktail dress and bolero are the perfect pair for an evening out. Dress has center back metal zipper and is unlined. Jacket is lined and has no closures although there are two bound buttonholes at the waist.
1950's blouse or smock that could be worn as a dress with opaque tights and ballet flats. Conversational print with blue dots and silver ancient Roman/Grecian figures, architecture, and urns. Snap front with seven silver ball buttons at neck. Rounded turn down collar. 7/8-length sleeves with pointed cuffs. Two front hip patch pockets. Unlined.
Condition: Excellent- like new. Looks like it was never worn.
Vintage day dress dates to the late 1940's through early 1950's and is made of periwinkle rayon with a multicolored scratchy floral print. Fitted bodice with short sleeves. Full skirt is pleated at waistband. Half center back plastic zipper with a side metal zip. Unlined. Please note that this dress is not shown with a petticoat.
Vintage tea-length gown dates to the 1950's and is made of brown ombre chiffon. Pleated boned bodice. Full skirt has side waist fabric insert that is cut on the bias and creates a dramatic effect. Fully lined. Side metal zipper. This gown is not shown with a crinoline, but could be worn with one for a more period-accurate look.
Stunning cocktail dress from Ceil Chapman dates to the 1950's. It is fully covered with black sequins and has a scoop front and back neck. Twist detail at front side waist. Fully lined. Center back zipper.
Condition: Excellent with a very small amount of missing/loose sequins.
Unlabeled vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and is made of cream silk dupioni. Short-sleeved bodice has a v-neckline with a lace insert at the center front and a semi-stand collar that is lined with lace. Straight skirt has a wide panel of pleated lace at the hem. Fitted throughout. Center back metal zip. Lined.
Condition: Excellent with faint bleaching at the underarms from perspiration and a very small stain on the back skirt near the side waist.
Vintage cheongsam dress dates to the 1950's and is made of green silk jacquard with a butterfly pattern. Stand collar. Short sleeves. Fitted throughout. Labeled "Dynasty"; vintage size 10. Side metal zipper with snap and frog closures from zipper to center front neckline. Unlined.
Condition: Very Good with faint underarm stains as well as a faint stain on the skirt approximately 11" from the hem.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and has a tag which reads, "Couture H. Tettamanti, Richen". It is made of greenish black fabric (likely synthetic) with a gold horizontal fleck. The fitted bodice has a squared scoop neckline and pleating at bust. Straight skirt has faux-wrap style and a bow at the left side waist. Center back plastic zipper. Lined.
Vintage party dress dates to the 1950's and is made of ivory chiffon with a flocked ballerina print. Fitted bodice has round neck with a ruffle going across the top of the bust and continuing onto the sleeves. Drop waisted skirt is gathered all around. Lined. Center back zipper. Dress is labeled "Jane Andre, CA". Please note that this dress was photographed with a crinoline underneath that does not come with the dress.
Condition: Very good with some faint staining on skirt's front
1950's two-piece ensemble from Klein is made out of black silk taffeta. Fitted bodice has scoop neck with keyhole opening, a pleated beige organza removable insert, and puffy sleeves. Skirt is fully pleated. Bodice and skirt both have center back zipper. Both pieces are unlined.
Across Shoulders: 16"
Sleeve Length: 15"
Center Back Length: 18"
Waist 24" Although if closures were moved, it could expand to 25"
Lovely cocktail dress from Beverly Hills boutique Maxwell Shieff is made out of black silk taffeta. The bodice and skirt feature 3-D cut velvet appliques that are densely applied. Scoop neck. Cap sleeves. Full skirt with attached crinoline. Unlined.
Vintage cocktail or day dress dates to the 1950's and is made of navy dupioni with dark red velvet trim on the collar, cuffs, and pockets. Curved hip pockets are trimmed with yarn tassels. Stand collar. Fitted throughout. Detached belt. Dolman 3/4-length sleeve. Center front rhinestone button closure. Lined.
Condition: Excellent with slight wear to velvet trim and one of the belt loops being detached at the top side.