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1955 Jean Patou Haute-Couture Black Wool & Satin C...
Marc Bohan Evening Dresses and Gowns
This 1955 Jean Patou Haute-Couture seductive black dress ensemble, in the most beautiful silhouette, is pure couture perfection. When the talented Marc Bohan took over as head designer ...
Gorgeous 1950s Ceil Chapman Metallic Silk Watercol...
Ceil Chapman Evening Dresses and Gowns
Stunning 1950s CEIL CHAPMAN metallic ruched wiggle dress! I have seen my fair share of Chapman dresses, and this is quite possibly my favorite EVER! Signature gathers, ruchings and fit ...
Mr. Blackwell 1950s 1960s Rhinstone Strap Pink Lin...
Mr. Blackwell Evening Dresses and Gowns
Mr. Blackwell blush pink linen wiggle dress from the late 50s or early 60s with rhinestone embellished straps. Fishtail skirt back with two more layers of cascading fabric falling at ba...
1950s William Cahill Beverly Hills Pleated Organza...
William Cahill Evening Dresses and Gowns
This is an absolutely outstanding vintage dress from William Cahill of Beverly Hills. I have sold several Cahill vintage wedding dresses over the years and this one is one of my favori...
Exquisite 1950s 50s Demi Couture Floral Watercolor...
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This is one of my favorite 1950s dresses EVER!!! Demi Couture, with hand sewn finishings, and hand-sewn sequins. Divine silk, with an exceptional floral watercolor print. Sequins adorne...
1950's Marabou Feather and Chiffon Cocktail Dress
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1950's Marabou Feather and Chiffon Cocktail Dress Excellent Condition Metal Zipper Snap at shoulder Panels of marabou trimmed chiffon make up the skirt Gorgeous!!
Vintage Hawaiian Flower Print Maxi Dress - 6 - 195...
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This fun, summer maxi dress made of cotton with a large green Hawaiian flower print. The dress is from Ui Maikai, which is from Hawaii, and is sleeveless. It is in excellent vintage con...
1953 Christian Dior Haute-Couture Beaded Champagne...
Christian Dior Evening Dresses and Gowns
The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of haute couture. While the House of Dior is still a thriving business today, Dior's untimely death in 1957 left the fashion world without a ...
Ceil Chapman Vintage 1950s 50s Fruit Print Navy Si...
Ceil Chapman Evening Dresses and Gowns
Stunning vintage navy blue fit and flare dress by Ceil Chapman featuring a rounded Peter Pan collar, button up front and box pleated full sweep. Darling allover "fruit" print. Detail...
1950s 2 pc Vintage Dress Nelly de Grab New York Go...
Nelly de Grab Evening Dresses and Gowns
This is a rare, late 1950's early Nelly de Grab vintage brocade 2 piece gold dress with tiny multi colored flowers. She was known for her more casual cotton prints and day dresses, but...
50s Emma Domb Black Chiffon Tiered Dress
Emma Domb Evening Dresses and Gowns
50s Emma Domb Black Chiffon Tiered Dress
1950s Vintage Couture Silk Satin + Creamy Silk Chi...
Jewel Evening Dresses and Gowns
Stunning couture formal dress in the most gorgeous silk chiffon we have ever seen. The silk is paper thin and so soft and creamy. Full sweep with yards and yards of silk fabric. Bodice ...
1950s New Look Vintage Polka Dot Print Silk Dress ...
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Vibrant vintage silk dress with a colorful oversized polka dot print. Full skirt and 3/4 length sleeves. Details: Unlined Front Button Closure Marked Size: 12 Estimated Size: S...
1950s Philip Hulitar ivory and black velvet pearl ...
Philip Hulitar Evening Dresses and Gowns
This 1950s, ivory and black velvet cocktail dress is the perfect party dress. With its intricate black velvet, ivory silk chiffon, pearl encrusted, leaf-motif bodice and its double-laye...
50s Sybil Connolly Signature Couture Eggplant Ruch...
Sybil Connolly Evening Dresses and Gowns
Truly rare and special piece by Irish Designer Sybil Connolly circa 1950s. Almost Medieval in feel with panelled fitted bodice and full gathered skirt. The color of eggplant. Long fit...
50s Jeanne Lanvin/Castillo Ivory Lace Cocktail Dre...
Jeanne Lanvin/Castillo Evening Dresses and Gowns
Supreme elegance from a collaboration between two geniuses in their field - Jeanne Lanvin and Castillo for Maria Carine. This dress represents the best and highest form of ready to wear...
1950’s Haute Couture Tapestry Beaded Dress
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A rare example of 50’s Egyptian haute couture, at the time Egypt was a constitutional monarchy, this feminine “Miss Egypt” dress is crafted in a flowery tapestry that is sculptural and ...
Early Oleg Cassini Couture Vintage 1950's 50s Blac...
Oleg Cassini Evening Dresses and Gowns
Extremely rare early Oleg Cassini vintage couture cocktail dress in burnout silk velvet. Hand stitched couture construction and hourglass silhouette. This dress is extremely well made a...
1950's Emma Domb Rose-Garden Floral Print Sequin C...
Emma Domb Evening Dresses and Gowns
With its vivid rose-garden watercolor floral print and flawless "new look" silhouette, this Emma Domb dress has the casual elegance the 1950's were known for. The artisanship alone is u...
Vintage Floral Brocade Drop Waist Cocktail Dress
Richilene Evening Dresses and Gowns
Vintage floral brocade cocktail dress with a drop waist. Details: Unlined Back Metal Zip and Hook Closure Marked Size: Not Marked Color: Dark Rosy Peach Fabric: Brocade Mea...
Size: L EU
Dealer Location: Lugo (RA), IT
1950s Black Italian Dress
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Elegant handmade Italian dress, featuring a sequined embroidery, a v-neck and back zipper. Italian tailoring house: Pirovano. This item dates back to the 1950s and is in overall good co...
1950s Dynasty I Magnin Raspberry Red Gold Flowers ...
DYNASTY Evening Dresses and Gowns
Stunning mid/late 1950s DYNASTY for I. MAGNIN raspberry red and gold silk satin sleeveless demi couture dress! Not quite red, and not quite pink, this beautiful gem features gold embroi...
Christian Dior, 1958, Attributed to Yves Saint Lau...
Christian Dior Evening Dresses and Gowns
Museum quality, haute couture Christian Dior silk brocade cocktail dress with under garment corset, and crinoline with garters attached. Please note: All of our items listed on 1stdi...
1950s Amazing Vintage Silk Chiffon Full Circle Coc...
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Stunning vintage cocktail dress with a full swinging delicate silk chiffon skirt and draped bustline. Gorgeous quality and construction with what seems like miles of silk fabric. De...
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
50s Black Lace Dress
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50s Black Lace Dress
1950s Hattie Carnegie Silk Floral Print Watercolor...
Hattie Carnegie Evening Dresses and Gowns
From the early 1950s comes this heavenly silk dress by Hattie Carnegie. Its nipped-waist silhouette is the perfect canvas for the gorgeous watercolor print that unfolds upon it: a blank...
Vintage 1950s Structural White Peplum Cocktail Par...
Richard Grossmark Evening Dresses and Gowns
An extravagant and unusual vintage dress from the 1950's by high quality British vintage designer, Richard Grossmark. In a white textured, brocade fabric with a playful cream satin bow ...
Neusteters Fabulous 1950's Silk Full Skirt Dress
Neusteters Evening Dresses and Gowns
A fabulous black silk 1950's dress from Neusteters. It has a princess seam fitted front dropped waist bodice with a bound crew neck and extended shoulders. This panel is highlighted w...
Very Interesting 1950s Draped Taffeta Dress
Maison Burano Evening Dresses and Gowns
This dress is Very well made and finely detailed from richly bodies silk. This is an avant-garde reinvention of the classic 'Little Black Dress.' Its bottom layer, revealed at the bust ...
1950s Linen Seed-Beaded Patchwork Dress with a Ful...
c.h.d. Robbins' Robien Fashions Evening Dresses and Gowns
Gorgeous vintage 1950s linen dress with a darling beaded patchwork design. V-neck and full sweep. Details: Unlined Side Metal Zip Closure Marked Size: Not Marked Estimated Size...
1950's Jacques Heim Haute-Couture Pink White Lace ...
Jacques Heim Evening Dresses and Gowns
Ethereal light-pink and white sculpted party dress by a great French couturier, Jacques Heim. The entire garment is fashioned from the highest quality floral pattern chantilly-lace. The...
1950s Jean Desses Haute Couture Navy Guipure Lace ...
Jean Dessès Evening Dresses and Gowns
Done in gorgeous navy blue guipure lace, this strapless Jean Desses cocktail dress features a nipped waist, full skirt, and sweetheart neckline. The waist has a peplum on either side of...
1955 Jean Desses Haute-Couture Sculpted Navy Blue ...
Jean Dessès Evening Dresses and Gowns
Exceptional Jean Desses Haute-Couture custom dress straight from the Düsseldorf exhibition in Germany. Jean Desses creations are rare, unique and highly collectible. He is one of the m...
1955 Nina Ricci Paris Haute-Couture White Rhinesto...
Nina Ricci Evening Dresses and Gowns
The French fashion house Nina Ricci, known for its feminine, ladylike clothing, has long been the go-to for Parisian chic. Elegant Frenchwomen and their daughters streamed steadily thro...
1955 Maggy Rouff Haute-Couture Brown Sheer Illusio...
Maggy Rouff Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautiful chocolate brown chantilly-lace cocktail by the famous House of Maggy Rouff dating back to the mid 1950's. Harmony and simplicity were cornerstones of Maggy Rouff's belief in e...
Bombshell 1950s 1960s Mr. Blackwell Custom Couture...
Mr. Blackwell Evening Dresses and Gowns
WOW! This vintage Mr. Blackwell Custom dress is OUT OF THIS WORLD! This is quite possible the best Mr. Blackwell piece I have ever seen! Dating from the late 1950s/ early 1960s, this dr...
1950s Lanvin Haute Couture Green Silk and Gold Lam...
Lanvin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Vintage Lanvin Haute Couture Pleated Evening Gown. This stunning gown was created by Lanvin in the late 1950’s. Labelled and numbered (24387), this one-of-a-kind piece carries all the h...
1950s Black and gold lace cocktail dress
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
1950s Black and gold lace cocktail dress with belt. excellent condition. Bust: 34"/ Waist: 28"/ hip: 46"/ Length: 54"
Beautiful 1950s Demi Couture Raspberry Pink 3/4 Sl...
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautiful 1950s demi couture raspberry pink crepe dress! Features pom pom balls attached at the cuffs of each sleeve. Pom poms also featured on the train on the back. Full metal zipper ...
50s Strapless Ruched Silver Taffeta Party Dress
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50s Strapless Ruched Silver Taffeta Party Dress. Please see image with spot on bottom of dress.
Suzy Perette Vintage 1950s Green Silk Cocktail Dre...
Suzy Perette Evening Dresses and Gowns
Stunning and unique emerald green silk taffeta dress with an origami bubble hem by Suzy Perette. Bow detail at the bottom and hourglass silhouette. Details: Unlined Back Metal Zi...
1950s Christian Dior Gold Lame + Multicolored Dress - sale
Size: 8 - 10 US
Dealer Location: Austin, TX
1950s Christian Dior Gold Lame + Multicolored Dres...
Christian Dior Evening Dresses and Gowns
1950s Christian Dior multi colored printed dress with gold lame. Buttons down front. Condition: Very good, missing button on one cuff. Size 8 - 10 40" bust, 26" waist, 17 1/2" sleev...
1950s Cocktail Dress
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In 1947 Christian Dior’s “New Look”, recalling the historic styles of the mid 19th century, offered tight cinched waists, billowing skirts, and a pronounced bust line; setting the to...
I. Magnin Vintage Floral Print Silk Cocktail Dress...
I.Magnin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Vintage silk cocktail dress with a colorful watercolor floral print by I. Magnin. Details: Fully Lined Back Metal Zip and Hook Closure/ Snap Closure At Side Marked Size: Not Mar...
50s Pale Blue Silk Chiffon Tiered Gown
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50s Pale Blue Silk Chiffon Embroidered Eyelet Tiered Gown
Vintage William Travilla black Woven Silk 1950s Co...
William Travilla Evening Dresses and Gowns
William Travilla 1950s vintage dress, made from black grosgrain silk, lined with silk chiffon, nipped in waist and flared skirt. Has bow trim on each strap on top of bust line. Back ...
CEIL CHAPMAN 1950’s Cocktail Dress
Ceil Chapman Evening Dresses and Gowns
quote by Ceil Chapman, Elmira NY Star Gazette, May 20, 1955 "It’s my conviction that a low neckline which surrounds a pretty frame of folds, frills or color contrast will never go out ...
50s Pale Green Chiffon Party Dress
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50s Pale Green Chiffon Party Dress
Exceptional 1950s Vintage Black Silk Taffeta Hi - ...
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Exceptional 50s vintage strapless silk taffeta architectural hi-lo asymmetrical dress! Features hand-sewn rosettes throughout the front and back. Black silk chiffon lace flower applique...
1950s Vintage Blue Satin Evening Overcoat
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This lovely 1950s coat is in blue satin fabric. It's made by italian tailored and full lined. It has round collar with hooks closure and a bow, faux pockets and A-line. Very Good vint...
1950s Vintage Tiered Tulle Formal Cupcake Dress
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Very 1950s tulle formal dress with a poofy tiered skirt and halter neckline. Details: Fully Lined Side Metal Zip Snap and Hook Closure Marked Size: Not Marked Estimated Size: ...
Raspberry Silk Vintage Dress Draping Roses MId Cen...
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This gorgeous dress is simply divine in a raspberry silk fabric with pretty roses on the bodice. The dress has lovely draping and ruching, and closes with a back zipper. This dress has...
Bombshell 1950s Vintage Neiman Marcus Watercolor P...
Neiman Marcus Evening Dresses and Gowns
Stunning vintage bombshell 1950s Neiman Marcus peplum dress!!! Vibrant blue and green watercolor print. Peplum lined with crinoline. In great condition. Approximately Size Small - Small...
1950s Rappi Vintage Navy Blue Heavy Silk Satin New...
Rappi Evening Dresses and Gowns
Gorgeous vintage 1950s New Look dress by couture designer Rappi. Deep midnight navy blue silk satin fabric, button up front and tiny Peter Pan collar. Couture hand-stitched detailing th...
Vintage 1950s Black Embroidered Shelf Bust Taffeta...
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A true Beauty, 1950s Black Taffeta Pleated Bodice Cocktail Dress It has Boned Bodice with a pleated sexy bust *Pleated Tucked Waist *Large Embroidered Floral Waist that dr...
50s Poppy Dress with Velvet Collar
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50s Poppy Dress with Velvet Collar
HAUTE COUTURE 1950s Black Sequin Ball Gown Evening...
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
Amazing vintage ball gown custom made for 1950s opera singer Alberta Hopkins. Net overdress is heavily embellished with glossy and textured black sequins. Strapless bodice is boned and ...
1960s Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Beaded Silk Dre...
Pierre Balmain Evening Dresses and Gowns
This stunning dress is a numbered haute couture gown by Balmain. It is a fantastic blend of green silk chiffon that is layered over a pale pink base. The effect of the two colors togeth...
1950's Pierre Balmain Couture Attribute Ivory Bead...
Pierre Balmain Evening Dresses and Gowns
Breathtaking 1950's ivory-white satin ballgown attributed to Pierre Balmain. This iconic designer created a very sculptural quality which was always allied with a ladylike essence. His ...
1950's Magenta-Pink Ruched Silk Chiffon Strapless ...
Yaga Plotast Evening Dresses and Gowns
In this gorgeous 1950's "Yaga of New York" custom-made evening gown, the detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern Haute-Co...