Black Velvet Beaded Cocktail Dress

$ 175.00

Brand Embers / Cinders Vintage

The perfect little black dress, a 50's vintage velvet beaded a-line cocktail dress with a flattering scoop neckline and oodles of shimmering black beadwork.

This is from a private collection of custom-made vintage party dresses.

It was worn once, and has hung in a garment bag for over 50 years. It is in amazing vintage condition. Dresses this lovely and in this good of condition are a rarity, truly.

This 50's cocktail dress is a sleeveless, tank style with a scoop-neck front. It is made out of a rich, sumptuous velvet fabric and features a fitted bodice and a-line skirt in a midi length.

Dress has impressively and beautifully applied black beading to the bust-line, down the front of the bodice and around to the back of the dress.

The beading is all still in tact; I see no missing or problem areas.

This is an absolutely stunning dress in excellent condition.

Metal back zipper closure. Dress is unlined.

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ERA / 1950s

LABEL / No vendor tag

COLOR / Black

MATERIAL / Velvet, seed beads, faceted beads

CONDITION / Excellent

SIZE / Womens US 4, Small

FIT / Fitted, darted bust that flares into an a-line skirt.

For reference, model Kara Lyne wears a size 0/2 and item is not pinned on her.

MEASUREMENTS / Chest - 34" / Waist - 26" / Hips - 38" / Length - 39"

 

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