• Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!
  • Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!

Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Duck Egg Blue Dress - New!

$550.00 AUD

Measurements

Size: Medium

Bust:  38 inches + 96 cm 

Under Bust: 35 inches + 89 cm

Waist: 29 - 30 inches + 74 -76 cm

Hips: 40 inches + 102 cm

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 45 inches + 114 cm 

Hem Length: 4 inches + 10 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.

 

Description

* Beautiful 1950s sheath dress with designer label

* Fabric is a duck egg blue raw silk

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and straight skirt

* Short sleeved bodice with a portrait collar

* Front and back seams to follow your body shape

* Removable aqua flower at neckline

* Metal zipper and kick pleat at back

* Unlined but has its original grosgrain ribbon internal cinch belt

* Closed-in side metal zipper

* Label reads  Lilli Ann

* Please note that this dress is on consignment see below

Lilli Ann
This famous American label was registered in 1933 by Adolf Schuman. Fabrics were specially imported from France and Italy, many made expressly for Lilli Ann. These fabrics were bought from mainly small textile companies that were in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. As a result, Schuman was credited with saving many of these from financial ruin and in official recognition for his services was awarded Medals of Honour from both France and Italy.  On the other hand, the Lilli Ann customer knew that their suits, coats and dresses were made of the highest quality, hand-loomed fabric. Lilli Ann was also recognised for its innovative designs and quality construction. The label received the Gold Medal in Fashion Design, America's highest award in fashion. Nowadays, there is very high demand for this label from collectors and fashionistas from around the world. It must be said that this label is one of my all-time favourites as many of you know...:)


Condition 

This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, a tiny bit of dusting on the collar but Im sure this will lift with further cleaning.  This item was not cleaned by us and is as received. It must be said that this is a truly beautiful dress and Lilli Ann dresses are hard to find. The colour is absolutely gorgeous too and the styling impeccable as only a Lilli Ann can be. 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 :)

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.

Consignment
We sometimes take pieces on consignment. A consignment piece is not eligible for the usual discount, please contact us and we will ask owner if they are willing to accept a lower amount. Returns are not accepted on consignment pieces.