Early 1960s Designer Jerry Gilden Black and Red Dress - NEW!
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm ( additional room due to the pleating at cups)
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 42 inches + 107 cm
Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm
Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 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.
* Late 1950s to early 1960s cotton-blend dress
* Fabric design features red splash grid pattern on black background
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and wide skirt
* Dress bodice with short sleeves and deep oval neckline
* Shelf bust with two rows of black guipure lace trim under bust and at waist
* Back with metal zipper and low scooped back
* Skirt is very full and features knife pleating at waist
* Unlined, serged seams with hand-finished hem
* Label reads Jerry Gilden - New York
Jerry Gilden was a maker of moderately-priced women’s ready-to-wear clothing from the mid 1940s through to the late 1960s. The company was one of the top five producers of women’s dresses in the United States. At the peak of production, the label was producing over a million garments a year.
The in-house costume designer, Giselle, was responsible for designing the dresses and separates that made the Gilden name famous. After her death in 1952, Gilden took as his partners Sayde and Abe Weinberg, with Sayde becoming the designer of the Jerry Gilden lines until it ceased production. Because of the quality and styling of these dresses, the label is keenly sought after by today's vintage fashion collectors and lovers.
Excellent vintage condition.
No notable flaws that I can see, it is in great condition for its age. Just some extremely light pilling - hardly noticeable.
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Magnificent styling on the Jerry Gilden dress!! And it's in such good condition too!!
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