50s Black Lace on Orange Cocktail Dress - med, lg, xl

SKU: 00567-008

Bewitching 1950s dress in black lace over pumpkin spice orange. Squared neckline, short sleeves, nipped waist, slim skirt. Luscious hip swag and waist piping in black satin. Closes at back with metal zip and hook&eye. Perfect for any autumn event. You'll definitely be the best-dressed woman at the Halloween party -- no costume required. High-quality, mid-century, vintage perfection, union made in the U.S.A.

Labels: Patt William New York, 1955-'63 ILGWU label
our research so far has turned up only a single Patt William model, and absolutely no information on the company, but we'll keep looking

Fiber/Care: no tags, cotton lace over acetate, dry-clean

Condition: no flaws to note, but the dress has been taken in quite a bit to fit the former owner. she left the fabric in place, so if you need up to 2"/5cm more at any point from bust to hip, it should be doable. the lace outer fabric means no tell-tale needle holes will show.

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

Garment Measurements:
- large seam allowances will allow at least 2"/5cm more room at any point from bust to hem -

 bodice: 16.5"/42cm
 bust: 44"/111.5cm
 waist: 31"/78.5cm
 hips: 43"/109cm
 length: 42.5"/108cm + 2.5"/6cm hem

(BDV SKU: 00567-008)

Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 20 years old. Please read condition report provided above.

Note to International Customers: Significant overages in shipping fees (where applicable) will be refunded. You are responsible for any taxes or import fees.

~ Proud member of the Vintage Fashion Guild ~


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