Late 1950s Suzy Perette Designer Checkerboard Cotton Dress- New!
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Under Bust: 31 inches + 79 cm
Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14.5 inches + 37 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 41 inches + 104 cm
Hem Length: 4 inches + 10 cm
Zipper Length: 18 inches + 46 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.
* Gorgeous 1950s cotton commercially made dress
* Fabric design features checkerboard pattern in white and jade
* Classic silhouette with a cinched waist and full skirt
* Short-sleeved bodice with wide oval neckline
* Full skirt with knife pleating
* Bodice lined in white cotton, raw seams and hand-sewn hem
* Back metal zipper with hook and eye above (eye part needs a stitch)
* 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. The Suzy Perette label was greatly influenced by Parisian fashions, with Dior's New Look silhouette of a cinched waist and full skirt extremely popular in the fifties. In fact, the Suzy Perette label acquired the right to incorporate Christian Dior's designs into its own product range.
No notable flaws that I can see, the hook and eye closure needs a couple of stitches.
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.
Lovely novelty print dress. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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