1950's Gene Shelly Pale-Pink Sequin Beaded Hourglass Gown

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1950's Gene Shelly designer garments are in a class of their own. They are always fully-sequined by hand and fit to flatter the figure. This treasure has a fantastic abstract-garden design worked in, featuring pearl-beadwork around white glass-beads. The base is a champange-pink soft wool-knit and the sequin work is done in the same hue with a touch of iridescent sparkle. Though the neckline is plunging, the cap-sleeves give it a balanced elegance that Gene Shelly is known for. This is the type of dress celebrity vixens, like Marilyn Monroe, made infamous. I totally see this garment gliding down the red carpet.

Measurements (The knit will allow stretch so you can safely add two inches to the below measurements)
Bust:36 inches
Waist:28 inches
Hips:37 inches
Total Length:58 inches

This vintage designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. Perfectly working back metal-zipper. This item is over 50 years old and is truly stunning!

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    AU121011309271
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