Werle of Beverly HIlls Couture Red Strapless Silk Shantung Crochet Gown, 1950s

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Exceptional vintage 50s WERLE of BEVERLY HILLS red silk shantung strapless couture gown! Daniel Werle began his career in the 1940s, and quickly developed a following from Hollywood A-List starlets. A few of the many Hollywood stars that regularly wore his pieces included Barbara Stanwyck, Marlo Thomas, Gloria Swanson, and Loretta Young. I have had the pleasure of owning many of his dresses, and this is definitely one of my favorites!
Features the finest of silk shantung, with an incredible full skirt, and fitted bodice. THe bodice features hand-sewn lace flower crochet on the front and back. Demi couture piece, with a large amount of the dress being hand-sewn. Hidden zipper up the back, with hook-and-eye closure. Looks incredible on, and is a definite show stopper! In great unworn condition. Made in USA. Approximately Size Small

Measurements:
32-34 inch bust
24-26 inch waist
Free hips

Details

  • Designer
    Daniel Werle
  • Brand
    Daniel Werle
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Material Notes
    Lace, Silk, Allover, Overall, Crochet, Cut work, Finish, Stitch, Waistband, Zip
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Marked Size
    Small (US)
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU6621758083
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