Early 1960's Black Velvet Bombshell Lilli Diamond Dress - New!
Bust: 40 inches + 101.6 cm ( bit more room due to pointed and boned bust)
Waist: 32 inches + 81.3 cm
Hips: 40 inches + 101.6 cm
Total Length: 43 inches + 109.2 cm (top of strap to bottom flounce)
* Vintage late 1950s inky black velvet dress
* Gorgeous panels of cut velvet in floral pattern
* Cut velvet bodice with sweetheart neckline edged in black velvet
* Spaghetti straps that meet low cut back
* Black velvet skirt with cut velvet panel
* Shelf trim to black velvet skirt to form a hem
* Back metal zipper
* Early label reads Lilli Diamond
Lilli Diamond was a popular brand within the USA from the 1930s through to the mid 1980s. The label was acclaimed for its sexy, bombshell designs that showcased a woman's figure and made them feel like glamorous movie stars. The brand was sold in numerous upscale boutiques and department stores, with Fredericks of Hollywood being the biggest retailer, particularly through their extensive mail order catalogue. The label was hugely popular, establishing itself as one of the leading evening and cocktail dress outlets within the USA. This was despite some department stores refusing to stock the items as they deemed them too sexy for their conservative clientele. The label was eventually sold to Campus Casuals in 1965, with the label continuing well into the 1980s.
Calling all Lilli Diamond collectors!!!! This is the ultimate black pinup dress bearing the sought-after Lilli Diamond label. All in all, a beautiful dress and in great vintage condition, no flaws that I can see. Pinned to the dress form to show fit. A great opportunity to buy one of the leading glamour labels of the 1950s at a great price!
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