Vintage Early 1950s Black Taffeta Halter Dress with Jacket

This 50s party dress certainly makes a dramatic entrance!  Medium weight, black taffeta.  A classic New Look silhouette with a fitted bodice and a very full skirt.  The bodice features a halter neck with an ivory satin and lace collar and a long keyhole opening at the front.  The back is open.  The fullness of the skirt starts at the high hip.  The matching bolero jacket is open in the front and has matching ivory lace cuffs.  Side metal zipper on the dress.

NOTE:  this lovely dress was photographed with a crinoline, not included.  

    Label:  An Original by Phyllis; Dance Time
    Fabric:  Silk taffeta
    Circa:  1950s

    BEST FITS:  M (see measurements)

    CONDITION:  Overall very good - excellent.  The dress shows light, normal wear with no specific issues to note.   

  • Bust:  up to 37"
    Natural waist:  29"
    Drop waist:  36"
    Bodice length to drop waist:  18.5"
    Skirt length from drop waist:  27.6"

  • CARE:
    Dry clean only.  Contact us if you need more detailed care instructions.

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