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‘New Look’ 50s dress by Doris Dodson



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Stunning original vintage 50s dress by Doris Dodson. New Look styling with fitted bodice that flares out to wide skirt.

Constructed with 8 gored panels and extra darts to give a wonderful shape with no waist seam. Made from acetate cotton which has a very fine ribbed effect and slight sheen.

The fitted bodice has a scooped neckline that sits wide on shoulders. The skirt is finished with a gathered  frill that attaches to red lining to give a wonderful bubble effect. It is trimmed with a soft bow in same fabric as dress.
Has original thin tailored belt with covered buckle and closes at the back with a long metal zip.

Original vintage 50s dress by Doris Dodson is jet black.

Please note Shown with a crinoline not included in price

Condition Near mint showing no signs of wear. Red lining was torn a little by zip so has a mend

Size SMALL (approx AU6-8)

Please check measurements as the waist measurements were very small and the girls shorter in the 1950s. Measurements are measured flat on dress so please remember to allow room to move. It is always a good idea to check measurements against a dress that you know fits

Bust 86 cm (34 inches)
Waist 61 cm (24 inches)
Hips Free
Length from top of dress to waist
40 1/2 cm (16 inches)
Length from waist to hem
68 1/2 cm (27 inches)

PRICE: $355
(FREE postage within Australia)