Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress - New!
Size: Small - Medium
Bust: 34 -36 inches + 86 - 91 cm
Waist up to: 27 inches + 69 cm
Hips: 37 inches + 94 cm
Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 40 cm
Total Length: 40 inches + 102 cm
Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.
* Vintage 1960s black satin party dress
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and draped skirt
* Sleeveless bodice with spaghetti straps and low-cut square neckline
* Large 3D magenta floral feature above bust
* Slim fitting skirt with a dramatic peplum lined in magenta acetate
* Low cut square back with metal zipper
* Peplum widens at back falling as draped tails
* Label reads Lilli Diamond
Lilli Diamond was a popular brand within the USA from the 1930s through to the mid 1980s. The label was acclaimed for its sexy, bombshell designs that showcased a woman's figure and made them feel like glamorous movie stars. The brand was sold in numerous upscale boutiques and department stores, with Fredericks of Hollywood being the biggest retailer, particularly via their extensive mail order catalogue. The label was hugely popular, establishing itself as one of the leading evening and cocktail dress outlets within the USA. This was despite some department stores refusing to stock the items as they deemed them too sexy for their conservative clientele. The label was eventually sold to Campus Casuals in 1965, with the label continuing well into the 1980s.
This eye-catching dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - perhaps very slight scuffing in a couple of places - but added for accuracy and are very minor.
Stunning and eye-catching dress. Please note that the magenta lining does not need to show in front I just draped it that way because I liked the flash of colour.
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