Vintage 1950s Red Velvet Dress Size Medium


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

This is a wonderful 1950s red velvet dress, perfect for Valentine’s Day!  This 1950s red velvet dress has a wide V neckline and 3/4 length sleeves - the skirt is gathered in tucks around the dropped waistline so that it flares out to a full mid calf length.  The dress was photographed with a crinoline - the use of a crinoline creates a fuller look although it’s not absolutely necessary.  The dress closes with a metal zipper down the back.

Fabric:  There is no content label, but the velvet is most likely cotton in a velveteen finish.     

Label: None, but this 1950s red velvet dressgh this should fit a medium size with a small waist, please note the following measurements for fit:

Bust:  36” 

Waist:  27” 

Hips:  40” / Full, meant to flare out or hang loosely

Length: 44”, measured flat from the top to the hemline

Condition: This 1950s red velvet dress is in very good condition with the exception of a 1 1/2” mend to the left side (see the last close-up photo) and there is the odd white stitch showing on the left side seam and the front seam, very minor.  Otherwise, no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odour.

This is a wonderful 1950s red velvet dress - fun party dress, great for Valentine’s or other occasion!