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Vintage 1950's Ceil Chapman Black & Pink Lace Strapless Peplum Hourglass Gown

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This is such a seductive and dramatic 1950's evening gown from the iconic Ceil Chapman designer label. Perfect for any upcoming event; you can't help but feel feminine in this beauty! The garment is fashioned from stunning black French chantilly-lace & silk-rayon. The bodice is an exquisite low-cut plunge, fully-boned strapless with a vibrant pink satin waist-sash. I love the sculpted peplum skirting which finishes this garment off with a perfect "femme fatale" silhouette. The construction is so fresh and modern but also still has a timeless quality. Ceil Chapman is often said to be Marilyn Monroe's favorite designer and I can totally see why. This dress is flirtatious and elegant at the same time. Old Hollywood glamour at its best! Measurements Bust: 33-34 inches Waist: 26 inches Hips: 36 inches Length top to waist: 10 inches Length waist to hem: 37 inches This vintage Ceil Chapman designer dress is in beautiful condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back-zipper. This item is over 50 years old and is truly stunning!
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  • Dimensions:
    Bust: 34 in (86.36 cm)Waist: 26 in (66.04 cm)Hip: 36 in (91.44 cm)
  • Style:
    1950s (Of the Period)
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  • Material Notes:
    Chantilly-Lace, Silk, Rayon, Satin, Boning
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: AU131216309802
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