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
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.