1950s Pretty Floral Silk Bow Cocktail Dress

This is a darling fifties frock that has the prettiest design and print. Made of a fine silk taffeta with a soft, romantic watercolor washed floral print covering in from top to bottom in a pretty palette of pinks and greens. It is so difficult to find amazing fifties dresses that still feel modern and wearable and are of such great quality and this one is really a wonderful example. It is a fairly simple design with a wide cut neckline and the bodice is attached into the cap sleeves seam. The waist nips in and the skirt s set on a wide A line that mimics the fullness that a crinoline type design would have. The bow at the front is the stand out detail - it is set at the waist on an angle and purposely large and dramatic. Just wonderful! Excellent condition

Partially lined in a nude netting though the bodice and upper skirt and closes with a back painted metal zipper. You could wear a light crinoline under it and further emphasize the fullness of the skirt.

Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 10" from top of shoulder to top seam of empire waist
Skirt: 26.5" from top seam of empire waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED

Item# D518

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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