Home

























1950's & OLDER
DRESSES AND GOWNS






















Item - RD5582

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Back - Detail

Late 50's or perhaps early 60s seer sucker gingham set of sleeveless dress with belt and zip front cropped jacket - somewhat lightweight fabric would be nice in the summer - appears barely worn

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 38-40 / Waist: 32 / Hips: 42 / Overall Length: 42" / Back Zipper: 21" / Jacket overall Length: 19"
Price: $42



Item - RD5580

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Tasteful and attractive mid 1950's frock in ribbon strips with very full circle skirt - buttons to waistline - bodice is Dohlman cut - fabric is somewhat weighty yet very drapey - the images can make it look grey but its really shades of brown and blue - in great condition

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 38-42 / Waist: 30 / Hips: Full / Overall Length: 52" / Side Zipper; 12"
Price: $72



Item - RD5579

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Tegler's - Buffalo

Great 1950's party/cocktail dress in black lace overlay - floor length and sleeveless - beautiful chest lace and fully lined - many eyes on the wearer

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 34-36 / Waist: 28 / Hips: 38 / Overall Length: 54" / Back Zipper; 13"
Price: $95
~<>~



Item - RD5575

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Suzy Perette - New York

Black cocktail/party dress with large collar that scoops in the front and capes over the backside - dress comes in at midriff - fully lined

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 34-36 / Waist: 26 / Hips: 38 / Overall Length: 42" / Back Zipper; 23 " /
Price: $90
~<>~














Item RD4162

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail
Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

1940's black textured frock with classic asymmetrical wrap skirt design - I'd call it "a 40's dress with a touch of Goth" - has lacy accents at collar, hemline and hip swag

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 36 / Waist: 28-30 / Overall Length: 46" / Hips: 40 / Side Zipper: 9"
Price: $85
~<>~



Item - RD5582

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Drapey and attractive black crushed velvet evening dress - there's a very tiny snag mark towards the left shoulder...not really visible as it blends in with the fabric texture but I added a pin (dress comes with the pin)
otherwise all in excellent condition - nice form fitted dress is fully lined

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 36-38 / Waist: 28 / Back Zipper: 20 / Hips: up to 42 / Overall Length: 44"
Price: $40
~<>~



Item - RD5574

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Pretty blue lace over acetate underlayment - piped waistline and cropped sleeves

Condition: Excellent
Size: Bust: 36 / Waist: 28 / Hips: 40 / Overall Length: 44" / Back Zipper: 19"
Price: $32
~<>~












Item - RD5572

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Elinor Gay

Charming and feminine 50's cocktail - ballroom gown in sherbet color - dress is layered with georgette top layer ...acetate underlayment and tulle beneath - square cut neckline with beautiful embroidered chest embellishments that carry through to the backside - comes with original belt - well stored frock

Condition: Excellent
Size: Bust: 34-36 / Waist: 26 / Hips: Full / Overall Length: 44" / Back Zipper: 15"
Price: $85
~<>~




Item - RD5570

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Endearing black velvet with scalloped neckline and sleeves - full skirt gathers at waist - rhinestone button at chest - well made and in great shape

Condition: Excellent
Size: Bust: 36 / Waist: 28 / Hips: Full / Overall Length: 41" / Side Zipper: 16"
Price: $56
~<>~




Item - RD5569

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: ILGWU - AFL-CIO Union Label - Size 18

1950's black faille with velvet arabesque flocking - square cut collar and short pleats at the waistline - has rear kick pleat

Condition: Excellent
Size: Bust: 40+ / Waist: 30-32 / Overall Length: 44" / Hips: 44 / Back Zipper: 18"
Price: $45
~<>~




Item - RD5562

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: LordLeigh of California

Well styled little black dress in slubbed rayon - bodice has hidden buttons to the waistline with decorative button at top
hidden zipper in front of the skirt - detailed side pockets - comes with belt

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 40 / Waist: 30 / Overall Length: 42"
Price: $38
~<>~









Item - RD5561

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: L'Aiglon 18

Late 40's or early 50's - drapey black wool crepe with lace & rhinestone chest accent - dress has full skirt that is pleated at the hips....also decorative front fabric covered buttons in front - has slight sheen in certain light

Condition: Good
Size: Bust: 38 / Waist: 28 / Hips: full / Overall Length: 44" / Side Zipper: 12" / Back Zipper: 7"
Price: $36
~<>~





Item RD4144

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

1940's charcoal colored semi sheer wool crepe - very slinky and drapey fabric - has ribbed trimming and peplum along with rhinestone embellished buttons - great film noir dress

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 38-40 / Waist: 30 / Overall Length: 48" / Hips: 42
Price: $72
~<>~



Item - RD5559

Detail - Detail - Detail

Pink lace overlay with pleated skirt and piped waistline - bodice has darts and scoop neckline - looks never worn

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 40 / Waist: 30 / Hips: Full / Overall Length: 44" / Back Zipper: 22"
Price: $45
~<>~












Item - RD5558

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Roselli - Boston

1950s black wool crepe set of evening dress with matching jacket - beautiful chest embellishments of blue rhinestones and satin covered beads - jacket has single hook & eye closure at top - comes with original belt

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 38-40 / Waist: 32-36 / Hips: Full / Overall Length: 45" / Side Zipper: 11"
Price: $95
~<>~



Item - RD5543

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail
Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Suzy Perette - New York

Plush black velvet with wide open neckline - Dohlman cut - short pleats at the waist and side slit pockets - simple yet elegant

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 36-38 / Waist: 28 / Overall Length: 44" / Back Zipper: 19"
Price: $90
~<>~




Item RD4151

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail
Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

1930's wedding gown with long long train - small mesh detail with buttons at neckline - poofy princess shoulders and button cuffs - color is ivory - slight goldish cast and floral brocade - a little wrinkled from storage but in great condition with no flaws

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 32 / Waist: 24 / Overall Length: 86" / Hips: Free / Back Zipper:5" / Side Zipper: 12"
Price: $95
~<>~












Item - RD5529

Detail - Back - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Suzy Perette

Plush, heavy and soft black velvet with square cut collar and bow accent - collar trim is a dark burgundy color - fully lined - dress is in nice condition with only mentionable being there is some wear at the top of the collar trim seams on the burgundy velvet(see image)- hardly visible and does not effect wearability at all

Condition: Very Good to Excellent

Size: Bust: 38 / Waist: 29 / Overall Length: 48" / Hips: 38 / Back Zipper: 18"
Price: $80
~<>~



Item - RD4058

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: Miss Bea-Tween
Gorgeous 1940's rayon portrait dress - voile around neckline and hip accent with grey satin trim.....Dohlman cut blouse - all around striking dress (the pictures really don't do it justice)

Condition: Excellent
Size: Bust: 36 / Waist: 28 / Overall Length: 42" / Side Zipper 12" / Hips: up to 40
Price: $135
~<>~












Item - RD5484

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Black ballroom gown with full taffeta skirt - velveteen ruched bodice with sweet heart neckline - poofy shoulders and back bow (backside bow could be removed if desired)

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 34-36 / Waist: 26 / Hips: 36 / Overall Length: 56" / Side Zipper: 11"
Price: $90
~<>~




Item RD4146

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

Label: A Peggy Ward Fashion

1940's pretty black party/cocktail dress with lacy shoulder trim - empire waist with ruched accents at bust - full skirt

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 34-36 / Waist: 25 / Overall Length: 46" / Hips: Free / Side Zipper: 11"
Price: $90
~<>~










Item RD4143

Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail
Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail - Detail

1940s wedding gown in creamy satin with full train - poofed shoulders and beaded neckline embellishment - a little wrinkled from storage but in perfect shape otherwise - comes with original head dress

Condition: Excellent

Size: Bust: 34 / Waist: 26 / Overall Length: 56" in Front - With Full Train: 84" / Hips: Full
Price: $95
~<>~