Original Vintage: Special Occasion Dating from: 1950s
Label: no label hand made
Side seam to side seam across bust 40” (102cm)
Side seam to side seam across waist 32” (81cm)
Hips are free maximum measurement 50” (127cm) 22” (56cm) across front and 28” (71cm) across back
Width at hem 56” (142cm)
Length From waist to hem 26" (66cm) 3” (7.5cm) hem
Length of peplum at centre back 3 ½” (9cm)
Width of bow 6” (15cm)
Sleeve opening at hem 12 ½ “(31.5 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 16
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: medium weight cotton jacquard a ivory white background with embroidered leaf detail with a red rose and grey leaf print.
Style: A classic twist on the 1950's fit and flare
Features: The front bodice panel has waist and bust darts and continues over the shoulder onto a cap sleeve with diamond shaped panels (ballet gussets under the arm) The back bodice is cut in two panels and is gathered at the centre back on to the skirt and peplum and flat at the sides. There is a delightful little peplum all around the waist shaped up at the centre front where a fixed styled bow and buckle finish the look.
The skirts are beautiful the back panel is full with waist darts and pleats under the peplum, whereas the front panel is flatter and ‘A’ line shaped giving a lovely profile to the dress.
Closure: short nylon zips to the centre back and to the side.
Ideal to wear for: A special occasion, Mother of the Bride, Royal Asscot, Vintage Events a true head turner accessorize with red, black or grey accessories.
The accessories shown in the photographs are not included but they are on sale in our accessory’s pages.
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age, but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
- Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
1950s Red Roses Dress
We would recomend a gentle hand wash at 40 degrees or dry clean