50s Adele Simpson Dress in Golden Taupe Satin

SKU: 00848-001
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From the 1950s, a shimmering shirtwaist party dress.

  • Superb quality, typical of Adele Simpson label
  • Tone-on-tone botanical design in a golden taupe shade with subtle, sophisticated shimmer
  • Fabric is a substantial satin brocade
  • Princess seams and tucks at front, defined waist
  • Seams at back upper bodice and coming to a center point over the hips create slimming, flattering fit
  • Full front placket with covered buttons and bound button holes (yum!)
  • short, cuffed sleeves with multiple darts, underarm gussets
  • Full skirt (shown with and without a crinoline, not included)
  • Unlined, with pinked seams and hem tape

Labels: Adele Simpson

Fiber/Care: no tags, most likely a rayon or acetate blend (feels great) / dry-clean only

Condition: a few spots here and there (see last photo for examples), which blend into the pattern and may lift with targeted treatment. presents as nearly perfect.

Garment Measurements:
- note that a size 14 in the 1950s is smaller than a modern size 14. this dress fits me and I measure b35.5", w26.5" and wear a modern size 2 -
 bust: 34"/86.25cm + room from seams to about 36"/91.5cm
 bodice: 15.5"/39cm
 waist: 28"/71cm
 hips: free
 length: 43"/109cm
 hem sweep: 118"/299.75cm

 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: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 



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