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Help..what is the style of this 50's dress?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion - Ask Questions Get Answers' started by b*a*vintagequeen, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. b*a*vintagequeen

    b*a*vintagequeen Registered Guest

    Help..what is the style of this 50\'s dress?

    I am having a brain block tonight I have a couple dresses to list and am absolutely stuck! What style would you call this...and is there a name for that rolled collar treatment?

    <img src=http://images.andale.com/f2/124/110/5869462/1076943784463_dr11.JPG>

    <img src=http://images.andale.com/f2/124/110/5869462/1077496733907_dr13.JPG>

    Also the first thing I thought about the fabric design was "houndstooth"....it is sort of like a damask..any ideas?

    <img src=http://images.andale.com/f2/124/110/5869462/1078361146395_dr15.JPG>

    Ok...thanks I will be back with another question..so dont go anywhere....LOL..

  2. vintspiration

    vintspiration Alumni

    Yes that's houndstooth and what a beautiful champagne color! Looking up you collar treatment.... hmmmm. After reading it seems it would be just called a rolled collar or perhaps a turnover collar (any collar whick rolls and then turns over).

    It's beautiful!
  3. b*a*vintagequeen

    b*a*vintagequeen Registered Guest

    Thanks it is gorgeous..it just shimmers!
  4. latebloomers

    latebloomers Registered Guest

    That silhouette reminds me of the New Look. Early 50's? Lovely dress Queenie!
  5. bartondoll

    bartondoll Guest

    I'm thinking early to mid-50s too. At first glance I was thinking
    princess styling, however I don't think I actually see the seaming running down from the bodice to the skirt and the skirt is not gored is it?

    Susan it is lovely regardless!

  6. b*a*vintagequeen

    b*a*vintagequeen Registered Guest

    Thanks ..I did well with it!

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