1940s Amazing Full Sequin Pin Up Dress
Absolutely exquisite early bombshell pin up dress that just had to be owned by the most fabulous of girls! Rarely have I seen such a sizzling early piece like this one! Silk crape has been given the all out glamour treatment with squiggling rows of sequins applied from top to bottom. They are applied in stacked little rows so you get two effects - one that wonderful gloss and shimmer from the sheen of the sequins themselves, and two - an almost 3D effect from the opulent use of them! It's cut to follow your curves with an oddly generous waist measurement - works perfect for girls now who don't like to cinch with undergarments like they use to! I think the detail that knocks it out of the park has to be that insane "flame" neckline - a jagged flame like designs runs around the entire collar of the dress. I can't help but think that had to be made for the stage or the movies - its just that glam! Wonderful, rare piece and in excellent condition.
Bust: 19" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Bodice Length: 15" from shoulder to waist seam
Skirt Length: 25" from waist seam to the bottom of the hem
The dress is unlined, the base is made of black silk crepe. It closes with a long side metal zipper. hand finished and the sequins are hand applied.
Modern Sizing equivalent: SML
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