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1960s Philip Hulitar lace applique cocktail dress


When Philip Hulitar opened his own fashion firm in 1949, the New York Times wrote: "The star of a gifted designer has risen recently on the fashion horizon." …Philip Hulitar was noted for his designs of sophisticated cocktail dresses and evening gowns. His work was featured in the United States collection shown at the World's Fair in Brussels in 1958…and his work is still eagerly sought by collectors…From the early 1960s a cream silk bengaline summer cocktail dress with lace applique…sleeveless, scoop neckline with low scoop back, bust darts...A line skirt…dress is fully lined in silk…closes at back with zipper and hook and eye at waist and top… In excellent wearable condition...All our clothing is dry cleaned and inspected for condition and is ready to wear...Any condition issues will be noted...For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4 Measurements are: Bust 35” waist 28 ½” hip 38” shoulder to back waist 13 ½” waist to hem 24 ½”


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    Excellent. Excellent wearable condition.
  • Marked size
    8 (US)
  • Seller location
    West Palm Beach, FL
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