50s 60s Women's Wiggle Dress Vintage Cocktail Silk Modest Mad Men Large VFG

This is a fabulous late 1950s to early 1960s cocktail dress that combines quiet sophistication with simmering seduction! The bodice is styled with a vee neck wrap front that is pleated into the empire waist in front. The high waist is edged with a band of shirring that acts almost like a shelf bust. The front midsection is set off with piecing that curves from the front center down to the sides of the natural waist, giving ahint of a corset effect. The skirt is fitted front and back with vertical darting. The 3/4 length kimono sleeves are gusseted under the arms for ease. The body of the dress is lined.

SIZE: No size label 

Measurements

Inches

Centimeters

Bust

44.5"

113

Waist

31.5"

80

Hips

42"

106.5

Bodice length

15"

38

Skirt length

29.75"

75.5

Sweep

46"

116.75

FABRIC/COLORS: The fabric is a lightweight slubbed silk in navy blue. Lining feels like acetate in a rich shade of coppery maroon.

TAGS: No tags found - this may have been custom sewn at a very nice skill level.

CLOSURES: A long metal zipper down the back.

CONDITION: No stains, holes, tears or other issues noted.