Vintage 1950's Black Taffeta Rockabilly Swing Cocktail Dress

Vintage 1950's Black Taffeta Rockabilly Swing Cocktail Dress
Vintage 1950's Black Taffeta Rockabilly Swing Cocktail Dress
Vintage 1950's Black Taffeta Rockabilly Swing Cocktail Dress
Vintage 1950's Black Taffeta Rockabilly Swing Cocktail Dress

Vintage 1950's Black Taffeta Rockabilly Swing Cocktail Dress

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This true vintage rockabilly swing black cocktail dress is from the mid 1950's.  It has the measurements close to that of a modern size 4 to 6. The vintage dress has a metal zipper down the back. It has a fitted bodice that is accented with beads, pearls, rhinestones and applique and a full circle skirt that measures 252 inches around at the hem. On each side of the dress, just below the waist, there are rows of pleating that have padding under each area to help the skirt stand out more full. The material is taffeta, although I am not certain if it is rayon or silk. There are a few tiny dot size holes at the hem, but they are not visible except under very close inspection. Otherwise, the dress is in great vintage condition. The measurements are:

Measurements taken are laid flat and taken from side to side. Measurements are then doubled where appropriate.
Recommended Size
Small (S)
Bust 35"
Waist
26.5"
Hips
42"+
Shoulders 15"
Length 45"
Full Circle Skirt 252"
*Clipped to model means we are trying to show proper fit, or the way it would



WE MEASURE THE CHEST FROM PIT TO PIT AND MULTIPLY IT BY 2. WE MEASURE THE LENGTH FROM THE COLLAR, WERE IT IS STITCHED TO THE BACK. WE MEASURE THE SLEEVE LENGTH FROM WHERE IT IS STITCHED TO THE TOP OF THE SHOULDER.

Please remember these measurements are of the garment fabric, not your actual figure measurements. Be sure to measure the fabric of a similar garment that fits as you desire.

All measurements are of the garment itself; please remember to leave room for movement. Every item is hand measured.

Although we take great care to accurately describe and photograph any imperfections of time or wear that we find, vintage items have been worn and enjoyed in their previous life and as a result may have slight imperfections.

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