Size 8 Nautical 1950s Cocktail Dress - Cobalt Blue Taffeta - Iridescent - Novelty Ribbon - 50s Swing Style - Full Skirt - Waist 27 - 42922

$ 115.98

The jaunty style of a sailor with the sweet flare of a swing dress! It's a mid-1950s cocktail dress with fantastic novelty ribbon banding the bust, waist and hip in front. There are short sleeves, a jewel neckline, nipped waist and flared A-line skirt. Fantastic with red heels & a matching handbag!

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 36.5, Waist 27, Hip up to 42; Neck to Waist 17, Neck to Hem 44.25 Inches


'Fourell' at back neck

Cobalt blue taffeta in a rustling iridescent style; white nautical ribbon brocaded in red, yellow and cobalt blue depicting life savers and semaphore flags

Center back metal zipper


Condition Detail
Looks beautiful, the bustline band at back bodice is identical blue but is faille (not taffeta), not a detraction as it's very hard to notice; very mild shine to a few places at shoulders where the hanger has left an impression, also not a detraction

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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