Size: Extra Small - Small
Bust: 32 -34 inches + 81 - 86 cm
Under Bust: 33 inches + 84 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15.5 inches + 39 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43.5 inches + 110 cm
Hem Length: .5 inches + 1cm
Zipper Length: 14 inches + 36 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Striking 1950s quality black lace designer dress
* Underskirt of steely blue taffeta
* Lace design features scrolls, leaves and flowers
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless chemise bodice with black velvet straps
* Bodice has princess seaming and shelf bust etched with black velvet
* Black velvet bow at centre front under bust
* Full panelled skirt with attached white nylon crinoline
* Fully lined, pinked seams and hand finished hem
* Low square back with metal zipper
* Label reads Suzy Perette
The Suzy Perette label was a registered trademark of Lombardy Dress (founded as Lombardy Frocks in 1930) and registered in 1954. A sister label to Suzy Perette was the Gigi Young Fashions label (late fifties to 1966). This label followed the same successful style formula of Suzy Perette but as a less expensive line.
Suzy Perette was greatly influenced by Parisian fashions, with the silhouette of cinched waist and full skirt extremely popular in the early fifties. In fact, the Suzy Perette label acquired the right to incorporate Christian Dior's designs into their own product range- and this dress is a wonderful example!
This dress is in excellent condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see. Freshly cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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