50s Little Black Dress

SKU: 00329-037
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Little black sheath dress from the 1950s features short-sleeved surplice bodice with under-bust seam and a partially attached, white ruffled dickey. Defined waist with four decorative covered buttons. Slim skirt with inverted back pleat. Belt loops. Partially lined. Closes at back with metal Mark brand zipper and hook&eye. From local theater Onstage Atlanta.

Labels: only an illegible remnant and size tag remain

Fiber/Care: unmarked, feels like cotton with nylon ruffled dickey

Condition: the dickey's elasticized straps (which close with a hook&eye around your back) have lost their bounce. doesn't matter and won't affect wearability. just tie it as comfortable, tuck the ties into your bra, or snip the ties and tack the dickey to the dress. the original belt is missing, though we'd probably opt to snip the loops and go without (ours shown in the photos is not vintage and not included). 

*We've had this dress professional dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 15"/38cm
 sleeves: 8"/20cm
 bodice: 16.5"/42cm
 bust: 38"/96.5cm
 waist: 29"/73.5cm (cinch with a belt)
 hips: 39"/99cm
 length: 41"/ 104cm with 3"/7.5cm hem

Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 20 years old. Please read condition report provided above.

Note to International Customers: Significant overages in shipping fees (where applicable) will be refunded. You are responsible for any taxes or import fees.


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