Late 1950s Early 1960s Blue Roses Designer Dress- New!
Size: Extra Small - Small
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm
Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 46 inches + 117 cm
Hem Length: none
Zipper Length: 13.5 inches + 34 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Wonderful late 1950s silk dress
* Fabric design also features roses in various shades of blue and green
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Elbow length sleeved bodice with rounded neckline
* Bodice waist is peaked and has self ties from side seams to back
* Knife pleating on skirt with flat centre panel
* Dress is fully lined and has attached crinoline petticoat
* Low key hole back with centre bow
* Back metal zipper and hand finished hem
* 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. In fact, I would go as far as to say it's in absolutely mint condition, with no faults at all. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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