suzy perette

1950s Suzy Perette Dramatic Red Button Dress

A killer wiggle dress by Suzy Perette! The entire shape has been created through the careful placement & cut of the vertical seams that come out above and below the waist- all done to create that wonderful hourglass shape. The front has a panel of fabric that crosses over the front. It is secured on the opposite shoulder and creates a bold geometric shape! I love that even though this treatment is not meant to actually unbutton the buttonholes are still finished off properly. The fabric is a light felted feeling wool in a deep oxblood. I can't go one enough about this piece - it really is extraordinary and I know I will regret listing it once it goes - the pictures do not come close to doing it justice. Excellent condition.

Fully lined in hand set black cotton. It closes at the back with a painted metal zipper. Each cuff has hidden snaps. Finsihed button holes under the button treatment at the front.

Sleeves: 24"
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 26" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD1402

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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