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1950s Frank Usher Couture Evening Dress

1950s Frank Usher Couture Evening Dress

1950s: Femininity and grace were now predominant in the post-war fashion aesthetic. The glamour of Hollywood also had a profound effect on 50s styling which embraced elegant and sophisticated lines to emphasis sex appeal. The introduction of new and easy-care fabrics encourage fashion innovation that lead to the box cut and semi fitted 'sack' shapes that started to surface at the end of the decade.

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1950s Frank Usher Couture Evening Dress

Product Code FU2050
£450.00
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Product Details

1950s Frank Usher Couture Evening Dress. Classic strapless layered tulip organza evening dress. Ruched detail to upper front and back. Internal netting with boned supported skirt, so to maintain the lower silhouette. The colour is tawny (a blend of pale brown and orange). The construction is clearly couture with hand stitched finishing throughout. 

 

  • Evening dress
  • Tawny colour (pale brown / orange)
  • Strapless
  • Mid 1950s
  • Ruched and layered detail
  • Organza fabric
  • Lined in muslin
  • Internal mesh netting with boned support
  • Zip fastening with hook and eye wrap fastening overlay to centre back

 

Condition: Excellent. For its age, this dress is in beautiful vintage condition. There are a couple of minute moth nibbles to the organza which, are barely noticeable due to the layered fabric. The internal netting has a small hole positioned near the back zipper fastening.  

Size: UK10. Small 

Bust 34" / 86cm. Waist 28" / 71cm. length, upper bustline to hem 34" / 86cm. Please request additional measurements should you require them.

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1950s Frank Usher Couture Evening Dress

1950s: Femininity and grace were now predominant in the post-war fashion aesthetic. The glamour of Hollywood also had a profound effect on 50s styling which embraced elegant and sophisticated lines to emphasis sex appeal. The introduction of new and easy-care fabrics encourage fashion innovation that lead to the box cut and semi fitted 'sack' shapes that started to surface at the end of the decade.

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