Designed in the 50's, this stunning wiggle style vintage wedding dress is done in a champagne toned silk over an acetate lining. The ribbon embroidered sleeveless bodice features a scooped neckline, scooped back and wide shoulder straps. The ribbon embroidery is done on organza and offers pearls and rhinestones in the floral motif at the front and back of each strap. The wiggle style skirt falls from the banded empire waist and features a kick pleat in the back. A concealed metal zipper encloses this dress in the back. Some of the organdy needs some reinforcement near the armholes. A few of the ribbons need some reinforcement. There is a faint spot on the skirt and some faint discoloration under the armhole, which can be remedied with a professional dry cleaning.
Designed in the 50's, this lovely vintage sun dress is done in a 100% cotton with an abstract foliage print done to look like toile. The bodice features wide spaghetti straps and a sweetheart neckline, which is adorned with ruffles that works around to the straight back. The skirt falls from the natural waist, which we have adorned with a chiffon sash (not included) to show off the waistline. A concealed metal zipper encloses the dress on the left side. This dress shows normal wear, as expected. However, there are no noted flaws
Designed in the 50's, for C.A. Rowell of Pennsylvania, this sophisticated afternoon vintage wedding dress is done in the most beautiful white organdy embroidered with a silk and cotton floral motif and is lined in an attached silk satin slip. The sleeveless bodice features a scooped neckline with an embroidered and pleated shawl style collar overlay. The full, gathered skirt, featuring an alternating horizontal pattern of embroidery and pleating, falls from the natural waist and finishes at tea length. We have paired this dress with a coordinating ribbon (not included) to show how to accessorize and a petticoat (not included) to show fullness. A concealed metal zipper encloses this dress on the side. This dress shows normal wear, as expected. However, there are no noted flaws.
Designed in the 50's, this unbelievable vintage wedding gown is done in a lace appliqued and embroidered net over an acetate lining in the bodice and two layers of lace embroidered tulle over an acetate lining in the skirt. The bodice features an appliqued scalloped v-cut neckline done in sheer net, high back and capped sleeves. The entire bodice is embroidered in lace and encrusted in clear sequins. The acetate lining can be seen through the sheer net of the bodice and offers a scooped neckline, thin spaghetti straps and high straight back. The full, three layered skirt is done in a layer of lace embroidered tulle over an additional layer of tulle and is lined in acetate. Two panels of embroidered lace are seen at the front and back of the skirt, which falls from the Basque style waist. The skirt offers a generous self train and a concealed metal zipper encloses the gown in the back. We recommend a professional dry cleaning. There are a few inclusions in the second layer of tulle, which is not noticeable when worn and can be remedied. There are a few pinholes in the lace, which is easily remedied.
The very unique vintage cocktail dress is made from the softest, ruched cream silk chiffon in impressionistic style blue and green print. This pattern is enhanced with clear, blue and green sequins. The back of the dress is slightly longer, and features a large obi style origami cobalt silk-satin train. This garment fastens up the side with a concealed metal zipper, and is fully lined in cream silk. This stylish and dramatic gown will be an elegant addition to a special occasion wardrobe. Please note that this piece has some wear under the arms, inside the bodice, and a few runs in the chiffon bodice that are almost invisible. Also, some sequins are loose.
Good Vintage Condition
Bust: 34" Waist: 26" Hips: 37" Total Length: 38-42"