mr blackwell

Chic 1960s Mr Blackwell Custom Dress

Simple and chic is the instant impression of this great little black dress by Mr. Blackwell. It is his custom line so would have been made to measure for some fabulous girl! The shape is created by the vertical seam work with a little triangle seam yoke front. The skirt is cut on wide A-line and is wider then how it shows in the photos. Make for great movement when on! Very shaped and fitted till you hit the skirt and then it is all swing and flounce! Great condition.

Bust: 17.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 38" from neck to hem

Fully lined in a black silky rayon and closes with a back painted metal zipper. Minor discoloration just under the inside seam of one arm that does nto show when on. There is the slightest bit of sheen to the seams from past presses - priced accordingly.

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML

Item# DD1116

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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