Lovely Late 1950s Black and Cream Lace Dress- New!

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$211.00 USD
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SKU 9999

Measurements

Size: Small

Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

Under Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm

Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  42 inches + 107 cm 

Hem Length: 5 inches + 13 cm

Zipper Length: 15 inches + 38 cm

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

 

Description

* Striking lake 1950s - early 1960s quality cotton lace Dress

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with wide squared neckline and shelf bust

* Bodice consists of cream tape lace that ends in a scalloped design just below waist

* Full skirt in black cotton lace

* Bodice is lined in cream and skirt in black taffeta

* Pinked seams with hand finished hem

* Low back with long metal zipper

* Label reads Miss Elliette 

Miss Elliette was a label owned and designed by Elliette Ellis. After studying at the Traphagen School of Fashion and working for a dress manufacturer, Ellis started her own line in 1952. She made mid-priced dinner and cocktail dresses that were very feminine, even in the 1960s and 1970s when fashion had moved in a different direction. Despite this, the line was very successful. The Miss Elliette label lasted into the 1990s. (Curtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild).

 

Condition 

This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, apart from tiny bit of discolouration on neckline. Hardly noticeable as seen in close up photo, The hem has been shortened from original length and can easily be let down. Cleaned and ready to wear. 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
If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

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.