You'll be a star in this special & glamorous vintage dress from the 1950's! This vintage not so little black evening dress is true old Hollywood glamour! A classic simple yet elegant style that's exactly the kind of dress Marilyn Monroe used to wear. Black high quality crepe fabric in a strapless style. Metal zipper in back, boned bodice that is lined in black acetate. It has a pretty rhinestone metal star broach on the hip on top of a sarong like fabric detail that hangs down on one side. This is also in a larger size which is rare for vintage dresses & vintage clothing in general. It has extra fabric too inside, please read the details below. A rare classic beauty! WAY TOO BIG FOR OUR MANNEQUIN. WE HAD TO CLIP IT IN THE BAG TO SHOW SHAPE.
- 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. Only minor general wear mostly just to edge of fabric where it folds on the pleats from storage & wear. No real flaws, we tried to show it up close in photos but it's so mild that it doesn't show easily. Missing 2 stones.
Size Details: WAY TOO BIG FOR OUR MANNEQUIN. It's a larger size, bust has at least 2" in the darts maybe more, there is 9" total (3" on each panel) of extra fabric below the waist at seams & zipper. No stretch. Bodice doesn't have any extra fabric but it can be added from the hips...moved up by a good seamstress.
Bust: 36"/ 38" with darts maybe 39" darts are big
Waist: Fabric is 28" (no stretch)
Total Length: 36.5" total - Bodice 11" - Skirt is 25.5"- From top of bust to waist seam & bottom of fabric