This is a wonderful vintage 1950s cocktail dress that comes with a matching jacket. This 1950s cocktail dress has a squared neckline, shoulders straps, a squared open upper back and a defined waistline that is cinched with a matching belt. There is velvet trim under the neckline in the form of a band with three hanging rectangular shapes. The jacket has padded shoulders, a shirt type collar, below the elbow length sleeves with turned cuffs, an accented waist and does up with six covered buttons. The opening, bottom front and cuffs are trimmed in velvet similar to the neckline of the dress. Both pieces are unlined and the dress is made in a below the knee length with a notched vent at the back. This 1950s cocktail dress does up with a fine tooth metal zipper at the left side.
Label: A Margo Original
Sizing: No size is indicated on this 1950s cocktail dress, but this should fit a medium size - please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior:
Bust: 35” around, taken under the arm openings
Waist: 26” around
Hips: 36”, but meant to fall loosely
Overall length: 39“, measured flat at the back
Shoulders: 15 1/2” across seam-to-seam
Sleeves: 19” from the shoulder seam
Condition: This 1950s cocktail dress is in very clean condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odour. It looks like this it saw little use and was very well kept over the years.
This is a wonderful black taffeta and velvet 1950s cocktail dress!