Skip to main content
Video Loading
Want more images or videos?
Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12

Vintage 1950's Howard Greer Lace and Rhinestone Embellished Dress UK 8 US 4

About the Item

This magnificent 1950's Chantilly lace and silk dress, in a palette of cream lace and apricot silk lining, accented by claw set silver rhinestones, this Howard Greer dress is a rare piece to behold, and a statement piece to your cocktail wardrobe. The straight cut neckline is framed by short length lace sleeves, edged with eyelash lace details. The shoulder line and yokes are lined with a nude/sheer coloured silk organza. The fitted bodice, is accented by tailored darts, whilst the back of the dress is set off by a deep V shape, lined again in sheer/nude organza. The main bodice and skirt of the dress are lined with apricot coloured silk. The cinched in waistline, draws the eye to the skirt, which is accented by pleats to either side of the front of the waistline. The skirt is finished with a scalloped detail to the lace and delicate eyelash lace trim. Fully embellished with claw set silver rhinestones, this mesmerising dress, showcases the talent and stage design Howard Greer was known for. Label: Howard Greer, Custom Originals Measurements of the Dress Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches Waist: up to 26 inches Hips: up to 36 inches Neckline to End of Sleeve: 8 inches Size: UK 8 US 4 Closures: This dress fastens to the back with a hook and eye and a 9 inch metal zip. Condition: This dress is in good vintage condition. There are some age marks to the lace overlay, as the lining is an apricot colour, these are not overly apparent, as the colour behind conceals them well. A small age mark to the left had side of the bust-line A few scattered age marks to the left hand side of the waistline. A few small scattered age marks to the right hand side of the bodice. A few age marks to the front left hand side of the skirt along the hipline, and a scattering along the lower part of the left hand side of the skirt. A scattering of age marks along the back right hand side of the waistline and along the left. A scattering of age marks to the back of the skirt. Slight colour variation to the lace along the edges of the V backline. These minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn as the lining conceals them. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description. Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water. Fabric: Silk lined, Silk Organza Line, Chantilly Lace overlay, Claw set rhinestones Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so. Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.
  • Designer:
  • Dimensions:
    Length: 43 in (109.22 cm)Marked Size: 8 (UK)Bust: 36 in (91.44 cm)Waist: 26 in (66.04 cm)Hip: 36 in (91.44 cm)Shoulder to Hem: 43 in (109.22 cm)
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Cheltenham, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2682215345132
More From This SellerView All
  • Vintage 1940's Crepe Silk Hibiscus Dress UK 10 US 6
    Located in Cheltenham, GB
    A beauty to behold. This original 1940's dress, rendered in a cream crepe silk, with a pattern of blooming hibiscus flowers in sunsets shades of reds, oranges and yellows, with green...
    Category

    1940s Cocktail Dresses

  • Vintage 1950's Neymar Couture Duchess Satin & Beaded Gown UK 4 US 0
    Located in Cheltenham, GB
    A once in a lifetime piece, this original 1950's Neymar Couture duchess satin gown, in the most sumptuous shade of cream, showcases true craftsmanship i...
    Category

    1950s Ball Gowns

  • Vintage 1950's Cream Soutache & Rhinestone Strapless Dress & Bolero UK 10 US 6
    Located in Cheltenham, GB
    This magnificent 1950's cream dress and matching bolero, embellished with trailing soutache and claw set silver rhinestones, is just the piece for that special occasion. The strapl...
    Category

    1950s Cocktail Dresses

  • Vintage 1960's yellow sequin beaded cocktail dress wiggle dress UK 12 US 8
    Located in Cheltenham, GB
    This breathtaking 1960's yellow knitted wool dress, embellished in its entirety with clear iridescent sequins, and finished with floral beaded details in yellow rocaille beads, and i...
    Category

    1960s Cocktail Dresses

  • Vintage 1960's Lilac & Gold Lurex Keyhole Dress UK 12-14 US 8-10
    Located in Cheltenham, GB
    A classic silhouette rendered in a lilac cotton weave with a gold lurex thread geometric woven pattern, this eye-catching 1960's dress is just the piece for your cocktail wardrobe. The stylised rounded mandarin collar is framed by a simple shoulder line and a sleeveless cut. The detailed bodice is accented by three teardrop shaped keyhole features along the front of the neckline. The fitted bodice is accented tailored darts along the bust-line and a fitted waistline. The timeless A line cut of the skirt, completes this dress in an iconic 1960's silhouette. Label: None Measurements of the Dress: Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches Shoulder to Hem: 52 inches Waist: up to 32 inches Hips: up to 41 inches Fastenings: This dress fastens with a 21 inch plastic zip and two hook and eyes along the nape Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10 Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with very gentle wear to the fabric along the back of the collar. Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned Fabric: lurex woven thread, cotton Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson...
    Category

    1960s Cocktail Dresses

  • Vintage 1950's Jade Green Bead Embellished Evening Dress & Bolero UK 12 US 8
    Located in Cheltenham, GB
    Made in the most delicious shade of jade green cotton and decorated with silver glass lined beads and gunmetal silver bugle beads, this original 1950's evening dress and matching bol...
    Category

    1950s Cocktail Dresses

You May Also Like

Recently Viewed

View All