This sweet vintage wedding dress from the 50's is made from layers of delicate, high quality cotton gauze and eyelet cotton, with a synthetic lined bodice. The dress is strapless with a gathered, sweetheart neckline and has an empire waist. The top layer of cotton is cut and the hip in front and then falls to the floor, with the bottom layer falling slightly longer in back as a slight train. The dress is handmade and has some wear on the inside at the seams. It fastens up the back with an 11" concealed metal zipper. The dress also includes a slightly worn, beautifully tea-stained silk-satin sash that ties in a bow. Perfect for a wedding, prom, or summer party. The dress is handmade and has some wear on the inside at the seams.
Designed in the 50's, this lovely vintage sun dress is done in a 100% cotton with an abstract foliage print done to look like toile. The bodice features wide spaghetti straps and a sweetheart neckline, which is adorned with ruffles that works around to the straight back. The skirt falls from the natural waist, which we have adorned with a chiffon sash (not included) to show off the waistline. A concealed metal zipper encloses the dress on the left side. This dress shows normal wear, as expected. However, there are no noted flaws
Designed in the 50's, for C.A. Rowell of Pennsylvania, this sophisticated afternoon vintage wedding dress is done in the most beautiful white organdy embroidered with a silk and cotton floral motif and is lined in an attached silk satin slip. The sleeveless bodice features a scooped neckline with an embroidered and pleated shawl style collar overlay. The full, gathered skirt, featuring an alternating horizontal pattern of embroidery and pleating, falls from the natural waist and finishes at tea length. We have paired this dress with a coordinating ribbon (not included) to show how to accessorize and a petticoat (not included) to show fullness. A concealed metal zipper encloses this dress on the side. This dress shows normal wear, as expected. However, there are no noted flaws.
Designed in the 50's, this unbelievable vintage wedding gown is done in a lace appliqued and embroidered net over an acetate lining in the bodice and two layers of lace embroidered tulle over an acetate lining in the skirt. The bodice features an appliqued scalloped v-cut neckline done in sheer net, high back and capped sleeves. The entire bodice is embroidered in lace and encrusted in clear sequins. The acetate lining can be seen through the sheer net of the bodice and offers a scooped neckline, thin spaghetti straps and high straight back. The full, three layered skirt is done in a layer of lace embroidered tulle over an additional layer of tulle and is lined in acetate. Two panels of embroidered lace are seen at the front and back of the skirt, which falls from the Basque style waist. The skirt offers a generous self train and a concealed metal zipper encloses the gown in the back. We recommend a professional dry cleaning. There are a few inclusions in the second layer of tulle, which is not noticeable when worn and can be remedied. There are a few pinholes in the lace, which is easily remedied.
The very unique vintage cocktail dress is made from the softest, ruched cream silk chiffon in impressionistic style blue and green print. This pattern is enhanced with clear, blue and green sequins. The back of the dress is slightly longer, and features a large obi style origami cobalt silk-satin train. This garment fastens up the side with a concealed metal zipper, and is fully lined in cream silk. This stylish and dramatic gown will be an elegant addition to a special occasion wardrobe. Please note that this piece has some wear under the arms, inside the bodice, and a few runs in the chiffon bodice that are almost invisible. Also, some sequins are loose.
Good Vintage Condition
Bust: 34" Waist: 26" Hips: 37" Total Length: 38-42"