1950s Peach Crepe Minx Modes Dress

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This gorgeous peach 1950's silk crepe dress by Minx Modes is taffeta lined with a deep 'v' crossover bodice and deep 'v' at the back. It comes with its original cream fabric belt which is pictured tied at the back but looks equally beautiful at the front or even worn as a neck scarf. Rouching on the shoulders gives the dress a classical feel. In very good vintage condition.

Minx Modes, manufactured in Tennessee was part of the R.J. Lowenbaum Manufacturing Company. They were established in the 1930s and made dresses for young career women. The family also owned the upmarket Carlye design label. Minx Modes closed sometime in the late 1960s, around the same time that Carlye was sold.

Details

  • Designer
    Minx Modes
  • Brand
    Minx Modes
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Material Notes
    Crepe, Crepe de Chine, Crepe backed
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    42.5 in. L
    108 cm L
  • Marked Size
    8 (US)
  • Bust
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Waist
    29 in. (74 cm)
  • Length
    42.5 in. (108 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    AU13121355048
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