suzy perette

1950s Silk Dropped Skirt Suzy Perette Dress

I love the simplicity of this little black silk dress and its kind of nod to the flapper era. The skirt is dropped low on the hip and is very full giving it a very flirty feel. It has a built in tulle underskirt that creates that dramatic shape. Having it sit so low give the illusion of length as the eye is tricked to look down. The waist is nipped in and defined by the vertical seaming that runs through the torso. I love the crossed halter top that extends into caps over each shoulder. The big bandeau knot at the front that the crossed panels are secured with is picked up and mimicked on the bad that goes around the top of the skirt. Very chic and a great early Suzy Perette. Presents as great condition but does have some small flaws so its priced at a steal - please read the description below.

Fully lined in black silky rayon with an attached inner tulle crinoline in the low set skirt. It closes with a painted metal zipper up the back. This fabric tends to show very slight creases where it bends where worn and these are lightly apparent through the waist area. There is a touch of patina along the edges of the folds as well. This is a natural occurrence for this type of fabric as it ages but I have significantly reduced the price to accommodate. It still has a ton of like to it ans if sound and strong.

Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 46.5" from shoulder to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED

Item# DD2326

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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