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1950S DRESSES

  • Vintage 1950's Corded Illusion Lace Draped Cocktail Wiggle Dress
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    Gorgeous pale blush rose 1950’s lace corded wiggle dress. There is so much detail to this dress - it could be seriously couture quality of the 50’s. Features a tailored form fitting bodice and skirt. Corded lace all over bodice. Draped in front of skirt. Fully lined. Closes in back with metall zipper and 3 cute buttons on top of the bodice. Shows the right amount of skin between zipper and buttons. Dress has belt loops but no belt.

    Label:  Carroll's / Boise  
    Fabric:  Rayon / Corded Lace
    Lining: 100% Acetate       
    Decade: 1950's
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Shoulder: 14.5''
    Bust:  38-39’’
    Waist: 31’’
    Length:  43"
    Hips:  36''
    BEST FITS:  M (see measurements)
    CONDITION:  Excellent Vintage Condition
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  • Vintage 1950's Champagne Chantilly Lace Satin Cocktail Dress
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    Such a gorgeous dress...and always in style. Sleeveless champagne gold chantilly lace cocktail dress. Or maybe your wedding dress? Features beautiful overall lace with satin bans around the skirt. Satin bow in front of skirt. Skirt is lined. Bodice not boned. Dress closes with zipper and eye hook in back. Original zipper closes well.

    DETAILS:
    Label:  None, could be handmade
    Fabric: Chantilly lace & Satin
    Lining: 100% Acetate       
    Decade: 1950's
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Shoulder: 15''
    Bust:  33’’
    Waist: 27’’
    Length:  44"
    Hips:  free
    BEST FITS:   XS or S (see measurements)
    CONDITION:  Excellent Vintage Condition, a very small area of lace has come loose, barely visible. 
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  • Vintage1950s Swing Rockabilly Cowgirl Red Print Cotton Lace Dress
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    You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl. Isn't this so true for this beautiful 1950's Swing Cotton dress? Featuring a handmade cotton dress, with a red and white country print. Sleeveless, extreme full skirt (we are showcasing with an extra crinoline-not included in purchase), hidden zipper in the back. White lace attached to ruffled hemline as well as black velvet. Get on your boots and rock this stunningly beautiful 50's dress.

    DETAILS:
    Label: None, probably handmade  
    Fabric: Cotton, Lace, Velvet
          Lining: None       
    Decade: 1950's
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Shoulder: 15''
    Bust:  34’’
    Waist: 26’’
    Length: 42"
    Hips: free
    BEST FITS: XS, S or maybe M (see measurements)
    CONDITION:  Excellent Vintage Condition

     

     

     

     

     

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  • WONDERFUL Copper Taffeta 1950's Cocktail Dress w/ Gathered & Draped Skirt
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    A really wonderful 1950's cocktail dress in shimmering copper taffeta. Sleeveless bodice with square neckline. Dress has a fabulous full skirt with gathered and draped panels. There is an attached sculptural mesh under layer inside the top half of the skirt (not like a hip pannier, but a stiff nylon mesh with a curved, bound hem) that gives the gathers the proper shape when worn. We have also shown it here with a crinoline... not included). Side metal zipper. 

    DETAILS:
    Label: None  
    Fabric: Taffetta
    Lining:  Sculptural mesh        
    Decade: 1950
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Bust:  35’’
    Waist: 27’’
    Length: 43"
    Hips:  free
    (Hemmed about 4'')
    BEST FITS: XS, S or M (see measurements)
    CONDITION:  In good to excellent vintage condition. Some underarm marking... mostly at the right side (fortunately the color and sheen of the taffeta masks it a bit). Some seam stress. Perspiration mark above the waistline. There are two watery type stains in the gathers on the front skirt. A pin hole on the rear bodice. A small discoloration inside the strap. All in all the dress still presents beautifully.
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  • Boulevard Saint Germain Dress
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    Adorable polka dot dress from  the 80s dress with quite a 50s vibe. Dress comes in an intriguing yellow with black. Features a blouson style bodice with shoulder pads which can be easily removed if desired. Super wide skirt that will look more opulent with a crinoline underneath. Elastic waist for comfortable wear and side pockets. Totally up to you how you want to wear it. Fastens with back zipper. 

    Size s-m depending on desired drape. Modeled on small frame. 

    Cotton

    Dress measures approximately: 18” shoulder to shoulder /  36”underarm to underarm / 22”-38” waistup / 50” shoulder to hem 

    Excellent Vintage Condition, pinhole size smudge on bodice, flaws reflect in price. Dress presents absolutely beautifully

    Vintage items may come with minor flaws due to pre loved wear. Please enjoy and appreciate this item with it's character. Vintage items are FINAL SALES

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  • Vintage 1950's Tan Cocktail Dress
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    Evellon Vintage

    Vintage 1950's Tan Cocktail Dress

    $89.00

    A sublime dress. Tan Cocktail dress from the 50's featuring a gorgeous lace bodice and a straight skirt. Added bow to waistline, draped fabric towards the left hip for creating an extravagant feminine line. Fully lined. Hidden zipper and eye hooks in the back. A wonderful reminiscent of the 50's.  

    DETAILS:
    Label: None
    Fabric: Rayon, Lace
         Lining: Acetate       
    Decade: 1950’s
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Shoulders: 15’’
    Bust: 34’’
    Waist: 28’’
    Hips: 32''
    Length: 44"
    BEST FITS:  S (see measurements)
    CONDITION: Good Vintage Condition, dress is in very good shape,
     but there is some serious fading in the front of the skirt (see picture). Dress is professionally cleaned.

     

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  • Monte Carlo Dress
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    Evellon Vintage

    Monte Carlo Dress

    $168.00

    Absolute stunning 1950s ruffled white tulle Cotillion gown. When this dress could tell. Features a strapless boned bodice with with tulle overlay and metal side zipper. Extra full skirt with two layers of tulle, constructed of rows of white tulle ruffles. Skirt fully lined in offwhite taffeta. Fantastic dress for any special occasion or maybe your wedding dress. 

    Tulle, Tafetta

    Best fits xs-s, Modeled on a small frame.

    Measurements: 31”underarm to underarm /  25”waist / free hips / 43.5” total length / 

    excellent vintage condition, some frilling next to  the zipper, tulle is in excellent condition. Dress is handlaundered and the skirt shines in the brightest white. Bodice appears a bit more off white, matching the taffeta lining. 

    Vintage items may come with minor flaws due to pre loved wear. Please enjoy and appreciate this item with it's character. Vintage items are FINAL SALE.


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  • Dance With Me - 1950s Ceil Chapman Silk Taffeta Cocktail Dress
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    Marvelous 1950s silk taffeta cocktail dress by top designer Ceil Chapman. Dress features an absolutely gorgeous and romantic ivory silk base tone with a charming rose print throughout. Feminine Waterfall décolletage and sweet pleated short sleeves. Extra wide flared skirt with pleated backline. Small strings around the waist that create a lovely belt. Fully lined, fastens with back zipper. A fantastic cocktail dress by Ceil Chapman for every Vintage fashion connoisseur. 

    Silk, Taffetta

    Best Fits XS - S 

    Measurements: 16” shoulder to shoulder / 34” bust / 25” waist / 42.5”total length / free hips / 

    excellent vintage condition, dress comes handlaundered and spot treated. There’s one faded very small, probably 1” spot that didn’t come out during cleaning. Hardly noticeable, blends into pattern. Dress presents absolutely beautifully. 

    Vintage items may come with minor flaws due to pre loved wear. Please enjoy and appreciate this item with it's character. Vintage items are FINAL SALE.

     

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  • Vintage 1950's Mike Benet Lipstick Red Tulle Bow Satin Gown
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    Featuring a fabulous lipstick red Mike Benet gown from the 50's. Lots of ruching organza ruffles on the bodice and huge bows attached to the shoulders. Stiff boned sides for support. Extra full skirt with drapes on the back with large red bow. Snow white crinoline attached to skirt. Hidden zipper in the back.
    Glam from the 50's -Just stunning!
    DETAILS:
    Label: Mike Benet  
    Fabric: Acetate, Satin, Tulle
    Lining: None, Crinoline attached to skirt       
    Decade: 1950’s
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Shoulders: 14''
    Bust: 26’’
    Waist: 27’’
    Hips: Free
    Length: 45"
    BEST FITS: XXS or XS (see measurements)
    CONDITION: Excellent Vintage Condition
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  • Vintage Lovely 1950's Silk Rayon Fuchsia Dress W/Sash
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    Featuring a Regina Kravitz dress from the 80's with quite a 50's vibe. Lovely cotton rayon mix in a most gorgeous fuchsia tone. Slim fitted flounced bodice with color matching button border and cape style collar. (the buttons are not vintage, we had to replace all of the original buttons, some were missing, some were loose) Slim waistline with ruffled A-Line skirt. Matching sash emphasizing the waistline. Just a lovely tea dress for many occasions.

    DETAILS:
    Label: Regina Kravitz New York
    Fabric: 70% Rayon, 30% Silk
     Lining: None       
    Decade: 1980's
    MEASUREMENTS:
    Dress:
    Shoulders: 16 ’’
    Bust: 29''
    Waist: 23’’
    Length: 46''
    Sash:
    60''L X 5 1/2'' W
    BEST FITS: XXS or XS (see measurements)
    CONDITION:
    Excellent Vintage Condition, never worn
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