Vintage 1950s Striped Taffeta Dress Ensemble- New!

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$290.00 AUD
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SKU #1842


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: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  45.5 inches + 116 cm 

Hem Length: none

Zipper Length: 20 inches + 51 cm

Seam Allowance: 0.5 inches per side + 1.5 cm


Length: 12 inches + 30.5 cm

Sleeve Length: 16 inches + 41 cm

Bust:  36 inches + 91 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.



* Striking1950s taffeta dress and bolero ensemble

* Fabric design features stripes in various greens and purples with black leaf scrolls

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with sweetheart neckline

* Bodice has shelf bust with tucks

* Very full box pleated skirt

* Black thick cotton bolero with large self fabric bow attached

* Unlined, pinked seams and hand sewn hem

* Low back with metal zipper 

* Commercially made with only size label remaining


Such a beautiful and striking dress and bolero. Both are in excellent condition for their age with no flaws that I can see other than some discolouration to the inner facing around the armpit. Not seen from the outside. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.


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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.

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.

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 :)

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.

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