Stunning Late 1950s M. L. Paris Creations Demi-Couture Fine French Lace & Silk Dress

I am very excited to bring you our latest mini capsule collection. This is one of nine dresses from a single owner collection. Her collection was lovingly sourced over decades and she has decided that it is time let them back out into the world for others to enjoy. For this capsule we have moved forward to the 1940s and 1950s. Really good examples from this era are becoming increasingly hard to find and these are all gorgeous little examples of that time period. This is just a tiny sampling of her overall collection and I hope to have more of these capsules for you in the future.

This dress is beautiful. It as made in France and is made to a demi-couture level with hand finished inner seams. The lace that covers the dress is a beautiful French made lace and then under that is a nude silk inner layer. This keeps you fully covered but from a distance it has that nude illusion feel that you are perhaps not wearing under anything underneath. It is cut square across the top with a double strap that curves over the very top of the shoulders. The back scoops down just a touch. It is cut to skim and fall easy over the bodice. The waist is detailed with a wide black ribbon that ends in a flat bow at the front. The skirt skims over the hips and widens out slightly as it in nears the hem. The cut is simple and then it is the lace that gives it all the visual interest. It is a net lace that is covered in intricate medallions running over the entire dress. Each has a ruffle finish in a silk chiffon that stands up and away from the fabric for a 3D effect. As it gets near the hem the pattern in the lace and that extra applique becomes more dense. I love the play on transparency that this gives the dress. The same ruffle finish sits at the neckline and very bottom of the hem. This is an extremely well made dress and it is beautiful. Excellent condition.

Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 25" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML - MED

Item# D649

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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