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Vintage 1950s Cocktail Dress Black Sequin Taffeta with Bolero by GiGi Young - Small


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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From the 50s here's a vintage cocktail dress made by New York manufacturer GiGi Young. The dress comes with a matching rayon taffeta evening bolero jacket. The bodice of the dress is fully sequined and the dress has a spaghetti halter strap. The dress has a large taffeta bow affixed to the left side of the waist. The bow has a rhinestone flex bar through the middle of it. The skirt of the dress is made in a wraparound construction and tapers to the bottom. The dress does up the back with a metal zipper. The jacket is made in a short style with 3/4 length sleeves that have turned up cuffs. The jacket has a narrow rounded collar. There is a tuck at either side where the sleeves meet the shoulder seam.

No size is indicated, but this should fit a small size - please rely on the following measurements for fit, all given in inches.


Shoulders: 16

Sleeves: 16 1/2

Sleeve Inseam: 11

Bust: 38

Overall length: 14


Bust: 34

Waist: 27

Hips: 34

Overall length: 41

Length to waist: 17

Length from waist: 24

It's in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odor. The left side of the bow was held in place by a safety pin - I've removed this, so the bow will need a small stitch to hold it in place but I will leave this to the buyer so that the bow is positioned as per personal preference.

The Gigi Young line was a sister label to the Suzy Perrette line.   Great 1950s cocktail party dress.