Vintage 1950s Designer Floral Halter Cotton Dress- New!
Size: Extra Small - Small
Bust: 34 inches + 88 cm
Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm
Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length: 46 inches + 117 cm
Hem Length: none
Zipper Length: 13.5 inches + 34 cm
Note: All measurements taken flat and stretched seam to seam
* Striking 1950s quality crisp cotton silver and white scroll background dress
* Fabric design also features bouquets of pink, blue & yellow flowers with green leaves
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless chemise bodice with wide pleated halter sweeping from under armpits
* Bodice is boned for support with princess seams
* Very full circle skirt with seams opening to inverted pleats below waist
* Lined bodice, raw seams with hand finished hem
* Low back with metal zipper
* 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. No notable flaws that I can see, apart from breaks in the boning, although this does not affect the wearability or presentation of the dress. The dress might need a hook and eye above the zipper to secure. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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