Vintage 50s Brocade Dress w Jacket Blue Floral Pattern Sz L


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

This is a striking vintage 50s brocade dress that comes with a matching jacket.  This 50s brocade dress has a scoop neckline with a point that juts up in the centre, cap sleeves and a defined waistline.  There is a small bow and panel under the front neckline and loops for a belt at the waist, but no belt is supplied.  The jacket closes with two covered buttons and has an open edge that is cut in points where the buttons are.  This 50s brocade dress is nicely constructed, unlined and closes at the left side with a Lion brand pull metal zipper.  The dress is made in a below the knee length. 

Fabric:  Brocade with blue flowers, I think roses, outlined in bronze detail against a black background, very striking 

Label: Canadian International Ladies Garment Workers Union label that was used from 1956 until 1967

Sizing: No size is indicated on this 50s brocade dress, but this should fit a large size - please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior:


Bust: about 40” around, taken under the arm openings

Waist: 32” around

Hips:  40”, but meant to fall loosely

Overall length: 39“, measured flat at the back


Shoulders: 16” across seam-to-seam

Sleeves:  16 1/2” from the shoulder seam

Bust:  42”

Condition: This 50s brocade dress is in very good condition with no wear, tear, stains or odors. It looks like this it saw little use and was very well kept over the years.  

This is a wonderful quality 50s brocade dress - beautiful fabric!