Vintage 1950’s Gorgeously Stunning Organdy Eyelet Cocktail Dress. Wow, is all I can say! The design of dress, is eyelet done in gray embroidery with flower petal like shape. The Organdy is sheer overlay over a silk taffeta lining. The dress has spaghetti straps,V front neckline, fitted waist line, and fabulous silk gray bow and layers of silk for sash at 20″. This is definitely a statement piece cocktail dress. And one that you won’t see anyone else wearing. You’ll have all kind of accessories to add to give it a more modern look, from jewelry to shoes, possibilities are endless. The back of dress has a V back, 12″ mental zipper , one hook and eye closure at top and a 4″ slit. There was no size label for dress. But, please review measurements I have provided. Excellent to Mint Condition Vintage. No tears, rips, discoloration or stains.
Measurements of garment was taken lying flat. Please Double: Bust 17″, Waist 14″, Hips 36″. Actual: Shoulder strap to hemline 43″.
History of Lee Claire: A dress company in New York, which specialized in better cocktail, dinner and evening dresses. It was started, probably in the late 1920’s, by Irving Glaser. Information Courtesy of Vintage Fashion Guild. I’m currently researching for more information on Lee Claire of New York.
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