50s Little Black Dress With Low Back

SKU: 00320-009
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Iconic 50s dress in jet black with velvet detail at nipped waist. Extra-low, squared-off back for a dramatic exit. Easily goes from office to cocktails with a change of accessories.

  • Kimono-cut short sleeves with underarm gussets.
  • Three velvet ribbon insertions highlight the waist.
  • Wiggle silhouette with straight skirt.
  • Inverted pleat at center back hem.
  • Unlined, with pinked seams.
  • Metal zipper back closure with three hooks&eyes, concealed by velvet bows.

A high-quality dress from the Housley collection and the 1950s.

Labels: Saks Fifth Avenue

Fiber/Care: no tags, feels like rayon or possibly even a fine wool blend / dry-clean

Condition: no flaws to note

*We've had this 1950s little black dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 bust: approx. 37"/94cm plus some room from the vertical gathers
 bodice length: 16.5"/42cm
 ribs (at top velvet ribbon): 30"/76cm
 waist: 27"/68.5cm
 hips: 38"/96.5cm
 skirt length: 24.5" with 4.75" hem (was taken up 2" at some time in the past)

 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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