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Utterly breathtaking 50s dress by
Minx Modes. Black crepe rayon
fitted dress with dramatic petal cut
satin peplum, satin fold over collar
flips up on one side to reveal a
shocking pink silk poppy. Back
metal zip, pencil skirt. Missing
original belt....remove the loops or
just add your own! A stunner either
way. Click picture for more images,
no flaws.
36" bust, 26" waist, 40" hips, 42"
long, 16" bodice, 17" sleeves

$345
COMING SOON.....
50s gown in black rayon with
white pique halter straps, bow
dotted with rhinestones.
Watch for details.
Metallic gold Asian inspired print
silk 50s sundress with fitted jacket
(click through to see dress
without!). Dress has cummerbund
style pleated waist inset, pleated at
hips, fitted pencil skirt. Snug jacket
hits just below bust, rhinestone
buttons. Slight tarnish toward gold
toward underarm seam as shown,
scarcely noticeable. No holes or
stains. XS size. Part of the
SPENCER COMMUNITY
THEATRE collection. Click picture
for more images.
34" bust, 24" waist, 39" hips, 41"
long

$225

sale $175
Classic pink tulle and lace 50s
party dress with ribbon and bow
beneath shelf bust. A few
scattered storage spots on
ribbon on the back, scarcely
noticeable. Side metal zip.
34" bust, 24" waist, 50" hips,
49" long

$145
Deep blue crepe rayon 50s
dress with faux jacket over lace
bodice. From the SPENCER
COMMUNITY THEATRE
collection. Slight fade at left
shoulder, click picture for more
images.
38" bust, 28" waist, 40" hips,
16" bodice, 14" sleeves, 41"
long

$75

SOLD
Bright pink carnation print 50s
dress in black silk twill with
waist rosette. Side pleats in
cummerbund effect wrapping
back to front, centered with silk
organza rosette....slim fit skirt.
Back metal zipper. From the
SPENCER COMMUNITY
THEATRE. No flaws. Click
picture for more images.
38" bust, 28" waist, 40" hips,
16" bodice, 16" sleeves, 41"
long

$215

sale $150
Pearlescent pink silk halter dress
with matching bolero. Dress is
backless with pintuck detailing on
front above high waist seam, self
buttons down front (backed by
snaps)- top button had gone
missing and was replaced with
small rhinestone shank back
button. Back metal zip, fitted crop
jacket with self buttons. No flaws,
no label. Click picture for more
images.
Dress~ 34" bust, 24" waist, 48"
hips, 43" long
Jacket~ 35" bust, 25" waist, 13"
long, 6" sleeves

$255

sale $200
50s dress vintage dress
1950s dress of buff colored
rayon. Large self buttons,
wide portrait collar and
peaked hip pockets detailed
with soutache, beads and
studs. By Mademoiselle,
missing original belt...no
flaws. More images to come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 42" hips,
16" bodice, 45" long

$195
50s dress vintage dress
50s crinkled cotton shirt dress
with lilac and lavender
embroidered florals up left side.
Self belt, no flaws. More details to
come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 40" hips, 16"
bodice, 41" long

$155
RESERVED
50s dress 1950s dress
Plum and black cotton 50s dress
New Look early 50s dress with
black braided applique at waist and
neckline. Black buttons along white
panel at neck (one missing), black
buttons at cuffs. Back metal zipper.
No stains or holes, more images to
come.
36" bust, 26" waist, 42" hips, 16"
bodice, 15" sleeves, 41" long

$165

sale $115
50s dress vintage clothing
1950s black wool dress by Franklin
with embroidered lace at blouson
waist dotted with rhinestones. No
flaws. Click picture for more
images.
36" bust, 26" waist, 38" hips, 16"
bodice, 19" sleeves, 41" long

$195
50s dress vintage dress
Black silk short sleeve cocktail
dress with nipped waist jacket
adorned with dangling beads at
collar and hips. A few dangly beads
missing, no stains or holes....great
condition. Click picture for more
images.
Dress~ 36" bust, 26" waist, 38"
hips, 15" bodice, 39" long
Jacket~ 39" bust, 27" waist, 19"
long, 19" sleeves

$185
50s dress vintage clothing
Black taffeta New Look inspired
early 50s dress with rhinestone
trimmed pockets, by Carlye. An
as-is piece, this has metal rings up
center to use with a ribbon or cord
in a corset style, hook and ete at
waist and neck. Self belt. Has a
hole in left shoulder on back as
well. A little TLC will make this
easily wearable! Click picture for
more images.
36" bust, 26" waist, 44" hips, 16"
bodice, 42" long

$90
50s dress vintage dress
50s dress vintage clothing
50s black knit silk dress with
metallic silver flecks, open weave
bell sleeves. No label, no flaws.
Click picture for more images.
40" bust, 30" waist (max
measurements), 42" hips, 39"
long

$200
Blue polished crepe rayon
50s dress with oval design,
self belt & buttons, black
trim on collar with bow. No
flaws. More images to come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 40" hips,
41" long

$170
50s dress atomic print dress
COMING SOON...
50s aqua Celanese rayon
dress with abstract white
swirl print. Rhinestone
trimmed ribbon on collar,
button front. More details to
come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 44"
hips, 16" bodice, 42" long

$135
50s dress vintage dress 1950s dress
1950s dress of aqua blue and
shades of green plaid cotton with
large bow at neckline. Fitted
silhouette, metal zipper. No label,
no flaws. Click picture for more
images.
36" bust, 28" waist, 38" hips, 41"
long

$195
50s dress vintage dress 1950s dress
50s textured rayon dress in
absinthe green and black. Surplice
bodice, short sleeves, self belt,
semi full skirt. Great print and
colourway! No label, no flaws.
Click picture for more images..
42" bust, 32" waist, 44" hips, 16"
bodice, 40" long

$165
Black and pink atomic print
party dress with bolero!
Sundress style rayon faille
dress with black button accents
at straps, notched at center of
neckline. Side metal zipper,
short buttonless bolero jacket.
A couple pale pink dots on
jacket at right shoulder, faint
and barely of note. Click
picture for more images.
42" bust, 32" waist, 44" hips,
16" bodice, 41" long

$215
anne fogarty dress velvet dress
Deep pine green velveteen 50s
dress with V neck front and back,
by Anne Fogarty. No flaws. Click
picture for more images.
34" bust, 24" waist, 44" hips, 16"
bodice, 42" long

$315
50s dress vintage dress
50s dress vintage dress larry aldrich
Luxe raspberry silk 50s dress
by Larry Aldrich.
Exaggerated sailor collar, zips
up front, self belt. Unique
design, rich color. A few
surface "scuffs" to the satin
finish on the silk, no stains or
holes. Click picture for more
images.
36" bust, 26" waist, 42" hips,
16" bodice, 41" long

$210
SOLD
50s dress atomic print dress halter dress vintage dress
50s summer halter dress with black
bodice and atomic print polka dot
and star print skirt. Dress zips up
front from neckline to mid skirt,
quite unusual for a piece of this
era! Waist is gathered into a ribbon
reinforcement behind waist seam,
halter ties behind neck. No label,
flawless condition. Click picture for
more images.
36-38" bust, 28" waist, 48" hips,
16" bodice, 43" long

$225
50s dress vintage dress NatLynn
50s baby blue faille rayon party
dress with zippered front, stand up
neckline and rhinestone trimmed
lace appliques. Notched turned up
cuffs on angled sleeves, self belt.
By NatLynn. Very faint
discoloration under the arms,
scarecely noticeable. Click picture
for more images.
35" bust, 26" waist, 44" hips, 16"
bodice, 42" long

$175
50s dress vintage dress new look dress
50s black wool and silk 2 piece
dress with New Look inspired
flared peplum. Pencil skirt zips and
hooks on side. Top has unusual
rhinestone hooks down waist from
center bust, hook at throat with
cord bow. Cord runs through a
whipstitched neckline. Seams
reinforced with silk seam
ribbon....truly superbly made, but
no label. An amazing set. Flawless
condition. Click picture for more
images.
top~ 38" bust, 29" waist, 24" long
skirt~ 28" waist, 40" hips, 26" long

$285
50s dress vintage dress nelly don
50s black acetate taffeta dress by
Nelly Don. Looped wool yarn
fringe around rounded collar and
around oversized hip pockets, self
belt, side metal zip. No flaws. More
images to come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 16" bodice,
42" hips, 42" long

$210
50s dress vintage dress alfred shaheen style swim dress
1950s Persian print cotton beach
dress. V neckline bodice, smocked
back with metal zipper. Sarong
wrap skirt conceals built in swim
bottoms! Very Alfred Shaheen, but
has no label. Straps button with 2
buttons on each for adjusting. No
flaws. Click picture for more
images.
bust~ 32-36" bust, waist 24-26",
hips 38", 40" long

$225
50s dress vintage dress arthur weiss
50s dress of black and bronze
woven floral reverse weave  rayon.
Sleeveless dress has dropped waist
seam, wide pleats just below seam
to create fullness, back metal
zipper. Bolero has rounded collar,
rhinestone button. By Arthur
Weiss. No flaws, more images to
come.
40" bust, 30" waist, 44" hips, 42"
long

$200
SOLD
SOLD

1950s blue floral silk dress with
inset waist, bow in back. New old
stock. More images to come.
36" bust, 26" waist, 39" hips,
41" long, 18" sleeves, 16"
bodice

$185
Dorothea's Closet Vintage dress, 50s dress, Pierre Balmain

1950s deep blue wool dress with
pleated drape at neckline, bodice
and down to hip. By Pierre Balmain.
Collar gently folded at high neckline,
scarf drape tucks through at front
and has button accent....pleated
piece falls across and down bodice
and tucks in above faux hip pocket.
Button from hip pocket is missing
(the buttons are self-button, shank
back, one could be made). Small hole
under left arm and one at front of
skirt as shown...petersham
reinforced waist, fully lined in silk.
Back metal zipper. No stains, label
appears crisp...dress was likely
never worn.  A rare piece of fashion
history. Click picture for more
details.
38" bust, 28" waist, 40" hips, 16"
bodice, 45" long, 18" sleeves

$950
Dorothea's Closet Vintage dress, 50s dress, Jonathan Logan dress
1950s cherry red taffeta party dress
by Jonathan Logan. Ruched at
rounded neckline and  on every tier
of full skirt, trimmed in black velvet
ribbon. Zips up side. No flaws. Click
picture for more images.
36" bust, 26" waist, 46" hips, 16"
bust, 43" long

$245
1950s sheer yellow nylon blend dress
with deep blue flocked polka dots.
Rhinestone buttons, stand up band
around hips, angled sleeves with
notched stand up cuffs. No flaws, no
labels. Will require and dress or slip
beneath...the original owner said the
boys called these "barbed wire"
dresses because you could see what
was inside but you couldn't get to it!
Click picture for more images.
34" bust, 24" hips, 16" bodice, 40"
hips, 8" sleeves, 42" long

$200
Dorothea's Closet Vintage dress, 50s dress, Jonathan Logan
1950s two piece deep green
velveteen suit with flared skirt,
peplum on jacket. By Jonathan
Logan. Mid forearm length sleeves,
wide peaked collar. No flaws. Click
picture for more images.
jacket~ 36" bust, 27" waist, 19" long
skirt~ 26" waist, 40" hips, 28" long

$215
Dorothea's Closet Vintage dress, 50s dress
1950s baby blue lace bodice dress
with blue linen weave rayon skirt,
collar and cuffs. Self buttons, side
metal zipper. No flaws. More images
to come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 42" hips, 43"
long

$175
Dorothea's Closet Vintage dress, 50s dress
1950s black wool dress with slit
detail at neckline, button tab waist
accent. Three quarter length
sleeves, back metal zipper. Lined.
No flaws. Has snaps around inside of
neckline, may have had a collar at
one point. Can be removed. More
images to come.
38" bust, 28" waist, 40" hips, 42"
long

$210
SOLD
SOLD