• Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!
  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!

Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's 1950s Red Cocktail Dress - New!

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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm ( gathers in bust can accommodate slightly larger size)

Under Bust: 29 inches + 74 cm

Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm (adjustable due to halter)

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  42 inches + 107 cm 

Hem Length: none

Seam Allowance: none

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.

 

Description

* Recreation of an 1950s dress worn by Marilyn Monroe

* Milton Greene photographed Marilyn in January 1957

* The shoot was aptly titled Red Sitting

* Dress is made of red crepe chiffon with red taffeta lining

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

*Deep halter neckline with back tie and shelf bust

* Back nylon zipper

* Made for a Marilyn Monroe Exhibition over ten years ago

 

Condition 

Excellent. 

No notable flaws that I can see.

 

Comment 

A gorgeous and eye-catching dress styled after the one Marilyn Monroe wore in her now famous photoshoot. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if you 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.

COVID-19

Unfortunately the pandemic has resulted in a backlog of parcels worldwide. Our local Postal Service continues to operate at increased capacity and assures us that packages will arrive at their destination, albiet with a noticeably longer timeframe. Please note that they are giving priority to express parcels.

We are also in the process of offering an alternate express delivery service via DHL for those of you who want your packages more expediently. We will update you when this is finalised.

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 :)

Alterations
Obviously, as these are one- off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

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.