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 anonymous ball gown dates to the 1950's and is made of multiple layers of cream silk organza. Silk satin waistband and skirt panels feature striking red cut velvet flowers with beaded detailing. Fitted bodice is strapless and features interior boning. Full skirt has crinoline sewn in at the waist that may have been added after the gown was made. Center back metal zipper. This is a very well-made gown that employed couture-like finishing and materials. Unfortunately no label is present.
We would estimate this gown to be approximately a size 0 to 2
Condition: Excellent. There is a very small hole in the top layer of the skirt. It is difficult to notice.
Bust: 32" Waist: 25" Hip: Open Skirt Length: Approximately 45"
Vintage cardigan dates to the 1950's and is made of black wool with a luxurious fur collar (we believe it to be dyed fox). Rhinestone closure at center front waist with coordinating rhinestone detailing at cuffs. Lined in lace with a chiffon overlay.
Measurements- Bust: 35" Waist: 24-30" Across Shoulder: 16" Sleeve Length: 21" Center Back Length: 20"
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.