Stunning 1950s Violet Sprays Cotton Designer Dress with Rhinestones - New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 44 inches + 112 cm
Hem Length: 4 inches + 10 cm
Zipper Length: 13 inches + 33 cm
Seam Allowance: 1 inch + 2.5 cm (per side)
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.
* Beautiful late 1950s commercially made day dress
* Fabric is white cotton with sprays of violets in purples and pinks with green leaves
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and full skirt
* Bodice is sleeveless with a sweetheart neckline
* Inverted open pleat at both shoulders that meets curved front dart
* Wide coned-shaped skirt with inset pockets at seams
* Dress features clear rhinestones on front and back bodice and skirt
* Side open metal zipper
* Unlined, pinked seams and hand-finished hem
* Alix of Miami label
Alix of Miami was one of the many manufacturing businesses that sprang up in Miami, Florida during the mid 20th century. The label made spectacular cocktail, dinner and day dresses - all with a resort flavour. They also made glamorous swimsuits, often studded with rhinestones. The company closed its doors towards the later part of the 1960s. Nowadays, the label is highly sought after because of its unusual styling, fabulous fabrics and, above all, pizzaz.
No notable flaws that I can see, it is in fabulous condition for its age. Velvet ribbon and corsage for demonstration purposes only and not included in the sale.
Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws above and beyond this will be highlighted here.
Adore this beauty! Fabric is crisp, the colours are vibrant, the print is beautiful and the styling is impeccable. An absolutely delightful dress!. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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