Label: None Material: Semi-sheer cotton organza Condition: Great vintage condition with some very light yellowing under the arms and some very light yellowing on the underskirt that isn't visible when worn.
A tiki stunner! This true vintage tiki dress was made in the 1950s and has a gorgeous Hawaiian print in cream and red. Touches of a metallic gold stamping give the fabric a multidimensional look.
This mid century beauty was homemade in a decade of tiki trends. The bodice has double straps that cross over the right shoulder but can be restitched to be worn strapless or on each side. The sarong skirt is slender through to the hem in almost a tulip look. The gathering leads to a bow sash at the hip for a sarong style silhouette.
Dress zips up the side and is fully lined.
Measurements: Bust: 35 inches Waist: 28 inches Hips: 42 inches Dress Length (Underarm to Hem on Side): 37 inches
Label: None, I believe this dress is handmade but excellently done Material: 100% cotton Condition: Great vintage condition. There is one very small mend on the bodice near the back strap. The stays have been very loosely stitched into the bodice. I'm leaving them as is in case the dress needs to be tailored to fit the new owner. A few of them also need to be recovered at that ends.
Gorgeous 1950s wedding dress in ecru cotton lace. Fitted bodice with a scoop neckline and short gathered sleeves. Bodice is detailed with sequins and beads. Fitted waist. Full skirt that hits below the knee. Dress zips up the side. Includes matching belt. Also included is an attached cream satin slip.
This sweet vintage 1950s cotton skirt features a vibrant tropical floral print in pinks and green on a white background. Fitted waist that zips up the back and buttons with a white plastic button. Full skirt with one inch knife pleats.
Measurements: Waist: 26 inches (An additional one inch of fabric was added to expand the waist. This is very well done and cannot be seen when wearing the skirt.) Length: 27 inches (This skirt has been shortened, but the fabric was not cut and the original hemming tape is still on it. There is a 5 inch hem inside.)
Label: Partial label remaining - An Original Casual... Material: Cotton Condition: Great vintage condition. There is a small cluster of very small light dots near the hem. Not easy to see.
Gorgeous 1950s wedding dress in sheer cream lace with a creaming satin slip and matching swing coat. Bodice is fitted and features faux buttons up the front but actually closes with hidden snaps. Sleeveless cut with peter pan collar. Fitted waist. Loose fitting ballerina-length skirt. Includes matching lace belt.
Cream slip is made of lightweight satin with a fitted bodice, fitted waist and loosed fitting skirt. Zips up the side. Also includes a matching swing coat that closes at the neck with a hook and eye. Sleeves hit just above the elbow and feature a wide lace cuff.
This vintage 1950s Alix of Miami dress is made of pale pink polished cotton fabric with eyelet style cutouts and clear rhinestones. Fitted bodice has button in straps for an alternative strapless bodice. Bodice is lined and has a softly molded bra underneath. Fitted waist. Moderately full skirt that is unlined. Dress zips up the back. Matching cropped jacket is lined with cap sleeves.
Dress Measurements: Bust: 33 inches Waist: 28 inches Hips: 42 inches Straps: 17 inches (from button hole to button hole) Underarm to Waist: 8 inches Skirt Length: 27 1/2 inches (dress has been shortened by 1 1/2 inches, but the original hem tape is still there)
Jacket Measurements: Jacket Length (Back of Neck to Hem): 14 1/2 inches Jacket Shoulder Width (Armhole to Armhole): 18 1/2 inches
Label: Alix of Miami Material: Cotton and rhinestones Condition: Excellent vintage condition. There may be a few loose threads on cutouts. There is a very very slight color difference at underarms on jacket. Some of the rhinestones have turned dark (these are prong set and can be easily replaced if wanted). But overall absolutely beautiful dress.
This gorgeous 1950s gypsy-style vest is made of soft candy red velvet and detailed with iridescent white and gold sequins. Sleeveless and tailored to fit the body. Hook and eye closures up the front. Lined with champagne satin.
Vintage 1950s strapless dress by Emily Wilkens. Made of soft floral cotton that is lightweight and breezy. The strapless bodice has a sweetheart cut with a single stay on each side of the bodice. Full pleated skirt that is shown here with a crinoline that is not included. Zips up the side.
Measurements: Bust: 31 inches Waist: 23 inches Hips: Full Bodice (Underarm to Waist): 9 inches Skirt Length: 27 1/2 inches *Shown here with a crinoline that is not included
Label: Emily Wilkens Material: 100% cotton Condition: Great vintage condition. One small mend on the bodice of the dress.
Stunning 1950s winter white cocktail dress by Ferman O'Grady! Layers of scalloped white lace in that gorgeous 1950s cupcake style. Lace is sewn up on the bodice and ruffled down on the skirt. Wide chiffon waistband that is ruched at the sides. Oversized chiffon bow at the back of the waist. Detachable chiffon straps. Metal zipper down the back.
A darling summer piece! This 1950s playsuit was made by Rose Marie Reid of a soft cotton pique with baby blue cotton embroidery. Bodice is fitted with hidden stays and has smocked sides. The waist is also fitted with smocked sides for a little stretch. Slim shorts. Zips up the back with a sturdy metal zipper.
Label: Rose Marie Reid Material: 100% pique cotton with cotton embroidery Condition: Great vintage condition. There are some light spots on the back of the playsuit. I tried capturing them in the photos. There are also spots on the inner bra, but these aren't visible when worn.
Vintage 1950s day dress made of soft cotton in a darling Austrian folk print of wreaths and hearts. Fitted sleeveless bodice with deep scoop neckline. Bodice snaps up the front and features a darling faux lace up front of black velvet ribbon. Fitted skirt that snaps closed at the front. Full gathered skirt.
Measurements: Bust: 36 inches Waist: 28 inches Hips: Full Bodice Length: 16 inches Skirt Length: 24 inches *Shown with an added crinoline that is not included
A classic day dress, this 1950s number is a true beauty! Made of soft cotton in an intricate cross stitched print of blues and white. Fitted sleeveless bodice that buttons up the front. Fitted waist. Full pleated skirt. Includes matching belt. Side metal zipper.
This 1950s day dress made by Jonathan Logan is so versatile. It would make a darling Easter dress, a simple wedding dress or even just a casual dress for everyday wear! Fitted bodice with a scoop neck and short sleeves. Waist is ruched on the sides with a slight stretch because of this. Full skirt that is shown here with a light crinoline. Metal back zipper.
This darling 1950s day dress has a very flattering fit. Made of cotton fabric in a light cocoa and robins egg blue toile style print. Fitted bodice with shirred bustline and sleeves. Fitted waist. Belt loops but belt is missing. Full skirt has one inset side pocket. Side metal zipper
Measurements: Bust: 35 inches Waist: 26 inches Hips: Full Shoulder to Waist: 15 1/2 inches Skirt Length: 28 inches
Label: Kay Wentley by Wentworth Material: 100% soft cotton Condition: Excellent vintage condition
This vintage 1950s princess cut sundress has wide stripes in festive Mardi Gras colors! Made of soft cotton fabric in stripes of blue, turquoise, pink, green and sunflower yellow. Princess cut with fitted bodice and a cluster of spaghetti straps. Fitted waist with full drop waist skirt. Side metal zipper. Photographed with a crinoline, which is not included.
Measurements: Bust: 34 inches Waist: 26 inches 5 1/2 inches down from smallest part of the waist: 33 inches Shoulder to Small Part of Waist: 16 inches Shoulder to Dropped Waist: 22 inches Shoulder to Hem: 45 1/2 inches
Label: Julie Clark Junior Material: Cotton Condition: Great vintage condition. There is a small 1/4 inch patch on skirt and one small flaw in fabric where it looks like a pulled thread.
Vintage 1950s sweater dress in pale rose cotton knit. Ad darling blousy bodice with collared neckline and raglan sleeves. The bodice is accented with four large pearlized shank style buttons. Light elastic in the waist with a slender skirt. Dress slips over the head and is best worn with a slip.
This vintage 1950s sweater dress is a classic knit featuring a fitted bodice with a body hugging ribbed skirt. The details along the scoop neckline on this ivory piece really give it that extra glamour. The bodice is fitted with a scoop neckline and cap sleeves, and features darling soustache floral trim and prong set rhinestones. The waist is banded elastic and the skirt is ribbed and hits mid calf.
Measurements: Bust: 32-40 inches Waist: 24-32 inches Hips: 36-44 inches Bodice Length: 17 inches Skirt Length: 33 inches *Fits approximately like a modern small
Label: None Material: Knit Condition: Great vintage condition. One yellow mark on the soustache under the left armhole.
Darling 1950s sun dress in a gorgeous blue and purple novelty print featuring different style gates. Fitted bodice with a sweetheart neckline. Straps button at the back but can also be worn as a halter. Fitted waist. Full pleated skirt that is shown here with a crinoline. Zips up the back.
Measurements: Bust: 34 inches Waist: 27 inches Hips: Full Bodice Length (Taken under the arm): 8 1/2 inches Skirt Length: 27 inches
Label: None Material: 100% cotton, soft and lightweight Condition: Great vintage condition. Some very very slight yellowing under the arms, barely noticeable. One mend on the back of the bodice. Boning in the bodice is snapped.