Original Vintage: Special Occasion
Dating from: 1950s
Label: The original label is no longer in the dress just a size label 38
Side seam to side seam across bust 38” (97cm)
Side seam to side seam across waist 30” (76cm)
Hips are free
Width at hem 72” (183cm)
Length From waist to hem 28" The hem has been taken down by approx. 1 inch(2.5cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 14
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: A quality crisp cotton print of medium weight. The print is an iconic 1950s with a light grey background with dashes of white lines with several individual leaf and flower designs repeated throughout the fabric in a clear coral pink with little sprigs of tiny black leaves.
Style: A classic 1950's fit and flare
Features: The dress is a classic feminine dress the bodice has a one piece fitted back panel and two front panels that have three angled waist box pleated darts which open over the bust line. The collar is a flattering line that sits so well around the neckline. There are three cream buttons down the centre front, with a flattering three-quarter set-in sleeve which has double shaped darts and turn back pointed cuffs. The skirts are made from six shaped panels and are softly gathered into the bodice giving a gentle fullness over the hips and very full at the hem. There are pink belt loops for 1 ½” belt that is no longer with the dress a coral belt would look great.
Nb. To make the waist appear smaller wear a full net petticoat ! The dress is photographed with a nett petticoat not included in the sale but available on our lingerie page, last photo shows dress without petticoat
Closure: buttons down centre front and metal zip to the side.
Ideal to wear for: A special occasion, Mother of the Bride, Royal Asscot, Vintage Events a true head turner accessorize with coral, black, grey or white, accessories shown in the photographs are not included but they are on sale in our accessories 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 Fit and Flare Cotton Print Dress
No care label as garment is pre 1966 we would recomend a gentle hand wash at 40 degrees