50s/60s Maternity Dress | Two-Piece Top and Skirt

SKU: 00742-004
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From the late 1950s or 1960, a maternity ensemble in crisp cotton to wear as a dress or separates.

  • Bold floral print of browns, golden yellow, green, and teal blue on eggshell white.
  • Top slips over head and features front bows detail, portrait collar
  • Step-in slim skirt is highly adjustable, with front ties to accommodate your changing shape, from early days to 40+ weeks, and after baby arrives.
  • Stylish pieces can be mixed and matched with your other wardrobe items for maximum versatility.

Labels: Stork-a-Lure Maternities
Our research turned up adverts for Stork-a-Lure maternity wear from 1939 through 1961. Unlike typical mid-century maternity brands, Stork-a-Lure was less about infantilizing pregnant women with previous ruffles and Peter Pan collars than with offering current, stylish clothing options for every occasion.

Fiber/Care: cotton / washable

Condition: This set originally had a silk organza overlay that we painstakingly removed everywhere but the bows, because it was shattering. Beneath it, the printed cotton fabric remained as vibrant and strong as the day it was made. The result is a like-new ensemble that's easy care and even more lovely than it had been with the overlay in place.

The skirt may have been taken in with a tuck at the center back seam. If you find you need a bit more room across the backside, simply snip the seam. No sewing skills required.

*This maternity top and skirt set is freshly cleaned and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 TOP - 
  shoulders (to seams under collar): 14.5"/36.5cm
  cap sleeves: 3.25"/8.25cm
  bust (above lower bow): max 42"/106.5cm
  across belly: opens to max 52"/132cm
  length: 25.5"/64.5cm
 SKIRT - 
 waist: adjusts from ~28"/71cm to as big as you need
 hips (9" below waist): 38.5"/97.75cm
(let out tuck at the center back seam for 2" more across seat/thighs)
 length: 27"/68.5cm

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: Significant shipping overages (where applicable) will be refunded. International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 

~ Proud member of the Vintage Fashion Guild ~

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