Original Vintage 1950s black taffeta classic cocktail dress.
The dress has a boat neckline with a fixed blue silk corsage on the shoulder. The bodice is fitted, cut with a pleated shelf bust and nipped in princess seamed waistline, graduating to the full flared skirt. The black taffeta fabric is embellished with pin tucked stripes all over and there are hidden pockets! Unlined with facing at neckline.
Fabric: silk taffeta
Fastening: metal zip back
Label: unsigned, small production label
Age: original 1950s
Condition: in fair vintage condition, small amount of surface wear to the shoulders on fabric. Corsage fixed in place, will cause damage if removed. Dry Cleaned and Ready to Wear.
As with most vintage items, this dress has been previously worn and is over 50 years old.
Size: Small Bust: 36" Waist: 30" Hips: free Length from Shoulder: 43"
This dress has been selected for it's design and quality in keeping with the Alexandra King aesthetic. Please note this is a vintage piece and has been pre-worn. Your dress will be carefully packed, boxed and shipped free of charge to your chosen address.