60s Blue Metallic Cocktail Dress by Fira Benenson

SKU: 00098-001
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From the 1960s, a light blue metallic brocade shift in a geometric pattern

  • Short sleeves with dangling beading.
  • Princess seaming.
  • Mod styling with shorter length and slight A-line skirt.
  • Dressmaker details throughout, including a fully attached organza lining and cotton waist stay with hook&eye closure.
  • Closes with back zip and top hook&eye.

Background: Fira Benenson designed couture-quality clothing for New York luxury department store Bonwit-Teller from the 1940s to 60s. Grace Kelly wore her designs. Click here to see one of her designs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Labels: Fira Benenson New York

Fiber/Care: unknown high-quality metallic brocade, lining probably silk, dry-clean only

Condition: there are a few beads missing from the sleeves. the tag was dangling and has been retacked. otherwise, perfect

*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 bust: 39"/99cm
 waist: 32"/81.25cm at approximate natural waist
 hips: 42"/106.5cm
 length: 39.5"/100.25cm shoulder to hem

 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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