As Is XXS 1950s Rose Pink Strapless Dress & Jacket - 50s Bombshell Size 0 Summer Suit - Marilyn Pin Up Look - 1950's Henri Bendel - Waist 23

$ 34.99

A fabulous 50s strapless suit in unfortunate condition, good only for display or pattern-copying due to flaws and fragility. The dress has a boned strapless bodice with an asymmetric lapel and pert fitted line, very Marilyn. Matching jacket has a Peter Pan collar, cuffed short sleeves, and a nipped waist at the peplum. Has its original skinny belt with self buckle, bound buttonholes to the jacket, and a fresh look ready to be reprized.

Ladies' Size

Dress: Bust 33, Waist 23, Hip 36; Front Bust Edge to Waist 8.5, Front Bust Edge to Hem 35.5 Inches
Jacket: Shoulder to Shoulder 13.25, Neck to Waist 15.5, Neck to Hem 22 Inches


' Young Timers / Fourth Floor / Henri Bendel / NEW YORK ' at back neck jacket

Rose pink thin silk in a summer weight suiting with thin slubs and nubs, boning, grosgrain ribbon to interior waist as a petersham

Side seam metal zipper on dress, self buttons & bound buttonholes at center front jacket with hidden snaps at torso


Condition Detail
Worn and fragile, with shattering to silk primarily under the arms and around the jacket shoulders, not wearable and good only for display or pattern inspiration; dress has yellowing and chalky marks under the arms, and a large brown mark low to right front skirt; jacket has threadbare and missing areas to edges of buttons, beige toning to label, belt buckle's outer fabric is loose and coming apart with threadbare area nearby and missing tip to belt

Washing Instructions
Dry clean

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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