1950's Ceil Chapman Silk-Taffeta Mocha Ruched Full Party Dress

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This is such a romantic and dramatic cocktail-length dress from the iconic "Ceil Chapman" label. Perfect for a spring or summer wedding; you can't help but feel feminine in this beauty! The garment is fashioned from a stunning mocha-latte shimmer silk-taffeta. The bodice is an exquisite button-down fitted nipped-waist with cuffed sleeves. A sweeping full circle-skirt ruched with circle-swirls finishes off this masterpiece with a perfect "new look" silhouette. Ceil Chapman is often said to be Marilyn Monroe?s favorite designer and I can totally see why. This dress is flirty and elegant at the same time. Old Hollywood glamour at its best!

Bust:35-36 inches
Waist:26 inches
Hips:Free Sweep
Sleeve Length:16 inches
Total Length:48 inches

This vintage designer dress is in excellent condition with no stains or holes. Slight shatter to silk underarms. Perfectly working side metal-zipper. This item is over 50 years old and is truly breaktaking!
Ceil Chapman
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Beverly Hills, CA
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Located in Beverly Hills, CA