Posh Girl Vintage

1940's Old Hollywood Glamour Long Black Evening Gown - S

We recently found this amazing vintage black evening gown from the 1930's - early 1940's. Such old Hollywood glamour!  Reminds us of many film noir style movies. This stunning evening party dress is very small though. It does have at least 2" of extra fabric to let out at the seams though. The gown is strapless with sheer ruching on top of the rayon liner. The long floor length skirt has layers and rows of sheer ruffles that are delicately edged in black glass beads. Each arm has a sheer fabric shawl like wrap of fabric. Made by the famous I. Magnin department store. They were a competitor of Saks Fifth Avenue during this time, & only sold very high end clothing & house wares just like Saks. We're so madly in love with it!

  • We have LAY-A-WAY! - See "Ordering + Lay Away" page for details.

Condition Details: Freshly dry cleaned at a non-toxic earth friendly cleaners. No holes or stains. Minor general wear. We put in a brand new zipper. We made a couple of very small repairs to the netting here and there but not visible or in front.

i. Magnin

Size Details:
It's small, probably a US modern size 1/2/3

Bust: 32"/24" with darts

Waist: Fabric is
25 3/4" (no stretch, there is about 1 to 2" extra fabric at inside seams


Total Length:  53" - Bodice 14" From top of bust down to where the beaded skirt seam starts - Skirt is 39"- From where the beaded skirt seam starts down to bottom of fabric

  • Item #: EP818
  • Era: 1940's
  • Size: Small
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Fabric: Rayon, glass beads

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