Reduced Vintage 1950 Wedding Dress , Floral Flocked Velvet Chiffon Organza , Rare Xl, Larger Size, Bridesmaid, Gown, Prom, Formal

$850.00

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STUNNING RARE original 1950’s strapless party/prom dress in a divine black & white chiffon organza. This dress looks heavy, but is actually reasonably light. The black floral design is not a print – it is in textured velvet flocking. The style embodies the 50’s – exuding femininity & figure flattering with it’s narrow boned bodice & full skirt. Label reads TALL : Over Five Seven Shops. No fabric contents label. Snatch this extra RARE dress up quickly – not only is it an extra large size but designed for a taller frame. Strapless (boned) bodice with white flocked chiffon overlay & pleated white tulle at the bustline, adorable black velvet ribbon at the waist, which is a little droopy. I will provide a length of double sided velvet ribbon in case you would like to replace it.and a wonderfully full twirling white tulle skirt with chiffon overlay trimmed in black velvet flocking, with a scalloped hemline. There are an amazing four layers to the skirt – a three quarter length underskirt of stiff ivory muslin to give the skirt extra body, an ivory satin acetate lining, followed by a single layer of pleated white tulle ..some pleats have relaxed…to give the skirt extra body, topped with a layer of organza chiffon. The dress flows gloriously over a crinoline. The dress closes down the side with a metal zipper & fastener. The entire dress is lined in ivory satin acetate. Vintage size label indicates 22, This is not a modern size 22, but would likely fit a size US 14 or 16. Note this is designed for a tall figure & the bodice is proportionately longer. Measurements: Bust – 40-42″ (101.6 – 106.7 cm) Waist – 33-34″ (83.8 -68.4 cm) Hips – full Length – 49″ (124.5 cm) Torso length (strapless) – 13″ (33 cm) Skirt length (waist to hem) – 36″ (91.44 cm) Condition: This dress is in very good vintage condition. No holes or stains on the chiffon & underarms are clean. Only two mentions. There is some noticeable fade to the flocking in the underarm area, some flocking loss in some areas, though not too noticeable.and some minor soiling on the skirt lining, which is not readily visible through the outer layers. Some pleats have relaxed a little. Def could do with a specialist clean NB: Dress is pinned on manikin to showcase dress. Great Aunty also used a crinoline underneath the dress (not included) to show you it’s gorgeousness. BULKY ITEM. International buyers please don’t checkout until you request a postage quote. I can reserve the item & get a quote quickly for you. Please remember that these items are vintage items & as such they have been worn & loved. I endeavour to list these signs of wear but occasionally may miss something. The photographs form part of the description Please ask questions & request further information & pics. Check your measurements with ours. We do not accept returns. Please read our policies Item sold as is. Remember that you may be liable for custom duty in your country. Any duty payable is your country’s requirements & has nothing to