Vintage 1950s Claudia Young Velvet Dress with Mink Trim

A chic 1950s winter dress!  Rich, black velvet with brown mink fur cuffs.  The neckline with a wide portrait style with a low back.  Shelf bust with a fit and flare silhouette.  The semi-full skirt is lined with a thick paper to give it natural body even without a crinoline.   Back metal zipper.  

 

DETAILS

Label: Young Modes by Claudia Young

Best fits:  XS (see measurements)

Circa:  1950s

Condition:  Overall excellent.  The dress shows light, normal wear, but no issues to note.  The hook-and-eye at the top of the zipper do work, they simply were a tad small on the dress form.

 

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MEASUREMENTS

Shoulders:  approximately 17" (no seams)

Bust:  32"

Waist:  28"

Hips:  Free

Total length:  35"

Sleeve length:  approximately 15" (no seams)

Bicep circumference:  14"

SIZING INFORMATION

 

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