1950s Pink Lace Dance Dress

This dress is so pretty but unfortunately is not perfect. I pulled it from my archives and only when I began to photo it did I realize that the fabric had faded. It was probably n a shop window at some point and over the years parts of the pink have turned to a slight yellowish tone down one side. It is such a pretty and well made dress that I decided to list it anyway and perhaps a younger girl could get creative with it or even wear it as is since it is pretty subtle in person. One could probably even add a seam or tack in a fold to hide it. Either way it is too pretty to discard! Three tiny straps sit atop each shoulder and the bodice is fitted with a pretty rounded edge and low back. I love how the lace is set to peek above the top edge! The skirt is spectacular and has built in tulle - I did not add any crinoline under it! It is cut to sit fairly flat at the front and then the side and back pouf! Wonderful piece despite its small discoloration!

Bust: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam with an A to small B cup
Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from shoulder to the waist
Skirt: 24" from waist to hem

Fully lined in a pink grosgrain like fabric and the skirt is has an additional tulle layer built in with well finished seam work. It closes with a back painted metal zipper and there is a waist stay that closes with hook & eye. The bodice is lightly boned. It is very well made and a good quality dress but does have a faded area down one side. Please be sure to read the full description as it is listed at a price that makes it a final sale.

Modern Sizing equivalent: XS

Item# E465

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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