50s 60s Wiggle Dress Vintage Cocktail Silk Mad Men L

This is a fabulous late 1950s to early 1960s cocktail dress that combines quiet sophistication with simmering seduction! The bodice is styled with a vee neck wrap front that is pleated into the empire waist in front. The high waist is edged with a band of shirring that acts almost like a shelf bust. The front midsection is set off with piecing that curves from the front center down to the sides of the natural waist, giving ahint of a corset effect. The skirt is fitted front and back with vertical darting. The 3/4 length kimono sleeves are gusseted under the arms for ease. The body of the dress is lined.


No size label 


Inches Centimeters
Bust 44.5" 113
Waist 31.5" 80
Hips 42" 106.5
Bodice length 15" 38
Skirt length 29.75" 75.5
Sweep 46" 116.75

The fabric is a lightweight slubbed silk in navy blue. Lining feels like acetate in a rich shade of coppery maroon.


No tags found - this may have been custom sewn at a very nice skill level.


A long metal zipper down the back.


No stains, holes, tears or other issues noted.

$ 95.00