1950s Stunning Silk Satin Full Skirt Sweetheart Dress

For some reason the silk satin produced in this time period seems to have an extra bit of richness and luxuriousness to it. I don't know why but any vintage lover  of merit knows exactly what I mean. The sweetheart bodice is very sexy and flattering. The stars on the shoulders are cut wide and then the from dips down in a scoop. It is gathered to give the illusion of a little more fullness and to add detail. Under this the waist curves in through vertical seaming. The skirt is cut very full and I have styled it with a light crinoline underneath so you can get an idea of just how much fabric is in there. Without the crinoline you still get a sense of fullness, especially when you move and it can easily be worn with or without. I love the little abstract dotted pattern that comes through the black silk - and when you sit or move a certain way you get a flash of the colors underneath that create this effect. If you love it in the pictures you will be blown away when it arrives! Excellent condition.

Unlined and closed with a side painted metal zipper.

Bust: to 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Length: 44" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# E579

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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