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Vintage 1960s Beaded Silk Dress & Coat Set Light Green Custom Made Size L XL


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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This is a very nice quality dress and coat ensemble made of light green silk Dupioni with beaded accenting.  The dress is made in a simple sheath style - sleeveless, above the knee length with slight accenting of the body silhouette.  It has a “jewel” neckline that is decorated with silver grey beads, aurora sequins and crystal rhinestones.  The hemline is similarly decorated.  The dress is lined in white fabric that I think is viscose and does up the back with a nylon zipper.  The coat has similar simple lines with a shirt type collar, a matching five button closure as well as a snap at the neck. It is also fully lined, but in a pale greenish yellow acetate fabric.  Please note that this set was too large for my mannequin, so was pinned back - silhouette may be slightly different on the proper sized body.

Age: 1960s

Label: Salon Juliette Couture.  This was seamstress made 

Fabric:  Silk dupioni - good sheen and presence of “slubs” in the fabric

Sizing: Being custom made, so no size is indicated, and although this should fit a large to extra large size, but please rely on the following measurements for fit:


Bust:  41” around

Waist:  36” around

Hips:  42” around

Overall length:  37 1/2“, measured flat


Shoulders:  16” across seam-to-seam

Sleeves:  21” long from shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam:  14 1/2” long

Bust:  41” around

Waist:  40” around

Hips:  46” around

Overall length:  38", measured flat

Condition:  The set is in very good condition with no wear, tear, soiling, staining or odour.  This was a “going away” honeymoon outfit that I acquired from the estate of the lady, so was only used for that purpose and put away as a keepsake. 

This is a lovely quality Jackie Kennedy era set, very pretty in this light green silk - although put away for years, this deserves to be used and loved again!