50s/60s Dress & Bolero Set in Navy Blue Silk - sm

SKU: 00497-008

1950s or early 1960s dress and bolero jacket in navy blue silk. Beautifully constructed and finished. Short-sleeved wiggle dress has softly shirred chiffon bodice, defined waist seaming, back walking slit. Metal Murlen back zip with hooks&eyes at top and waist. Pinked seams. Cropped jacket has portrait collar, three-quarter sleeves, three large covered buttons with bound buttonholes, plus a snap under the collar and hook&eye at the hem. Notice how the jacket's front hemline is notched to accommodate the bow? Classic! Both pieces are fully lined. Absolute vintage perfection from the incredible wardrobe of Dorothy E. 

Labels: Saks Fifth Avenue

Fiber/Care: unmarked, all silk, dry-clean

Condition: there's some color shift to the lining in the usual areas (see interior photos). we had to restitch the label to the lining at one corner, and reinforced the other corner for good measure.

*We've had this dress and bolero set professionally dry-cleaned and it is ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements (allow yourself room to breathe):
DRESS -
 shoulders: 13.5"/34cm
 sleeves: 5.5"/14cm
 bodice: 15"/38cm
 bust: 33"+/84cm+
 (seaming will accommodate at least 35" bust)
 waist: 26"/66cm
 hips (9" below waist): 36"/86.25cm
 shoulder to hem: 41"/104cm
BOLERO JACKET -
 length: 15"/38cm to notch, 17.5"/445.cm overall
 bust: 38"/96.5cm
 waist: 32"/81.25cm 

For reference, model is 5'5", measures b: 35.5 (32D), w: 26, h: 35.5, and usually wears a U.S. modern size 2/4. Dress is not clipped.

(BDV SKU:00497-008)

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$175.00

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