1950s Mildreds of Hawaii Green & Blue Print Cotton Summer Dress
These little 1950s Hawaiian dresses are wonderful and are cut to give you curves. They have such a classic silhouette that they still feel fresh even after 50+ years. This one is was made by Mildreds of Hawaii, one of the several labels of this era coming out of Hawaii that catered directly to the thriving tourist market of that era. These sarong styled sun dresses were worn by Hollywood starlets and girls bought them in droves to emulate their favorite stars. I love the sarong style skirting with its attached illusion of a wrap skirt complete with a little tie of fabric that sits at the side of waist. Elastic panels run along each side of the bodice so the dress adjusts to fits you perfectly. This also makes it very comfortable to wear as it move with you. The bodice has a hand stitched, gathered detailing of fabric that curves around towards that bow at the side for a flattering line. The print is a pretty wash of colors in tropical themed shades of blue, green and sunset yellows. It is very pretty and very flattering on. Excellent condition
The dress is fully lined through the bodice in a white cotton and the skirt is unlined. Boning in the bust area and elastic panel on each side. It closes with a back painted metal zipper. Made of a soft cotton
Bust: 16-18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12-14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 17" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 24.5" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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