• Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!

Late 1950s Early 1960s Red Floral Silk Designer Party Dress- New!

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Measurements

Size: Extra Small

Bust:  32 inches + 81cm 

Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm

Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  44 inches + 112 cm 

Hem Length: none

Zipper Length: 14 inches + 36 cm

Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

 

Description

* Absolutely stunning late 1950s quality wine background silk designer dress

* Fabric design features bold all over floral print in brilliant reds and greens

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with plunge neckline

* Self bows adorn each shoulder

* Princess seaming from neckline to hem with full skirt

* Entire dress is lined in pellon stiffening

* Low matching back with metal zipper

* Designer label reads Suzy Perette

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!

  

Condition 

This amazing dress is in wonderful condition for its age, looks hardly worn, if at all.  No notable flaws that I can see, dress is immaculate, cleaned and ready to wear. One of the most striking Suzy Perette labelled dresses I have seen. The silhouette is simple but so flattering, and the pellon lining adds body and structure to the silk. Not sure if there might have been a simple tacking stitch to the plunging neckline but I can't find where it would have been, but a simple thing to do should you want it to be less décolleté . I love it as it is!! Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

Shop Policies

Availability
This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


Postage
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

LayBys/Layaways
Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

Special Orders
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Photography
Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.