Claudia Young Black Marquisette, Buff Acetate & Black Velvet Cocktail Dress w/ Bolero
Item v4906 ... Price: $275 SOLD
A stunning 1950's cocktail dress of black marquisette lined in a buff colored acetate and appliqued with rich black velvet. Fitted, heart shaped bodice with pleated bust and thin buff acetate spaghetti straps (possibly added later). Dress has a full, twirling skirt with two large black velvet floral appliques (shown here with a crinoline... not included). Dress is fully lined. Side metal zipper. Bodice is boned at the rear only. Matching wide black velvet belt and matching bolero jacket with velvet trim and collar (bolero has shoulder pads). Label reads, "a Claudia Young Original." To see the dress without the bolero, please click here. To see a close up of the bodice, please click here. To see the rear of this dress (sorry, just realized that our crinoline is hanging out a bit in this photo!), please click here.
Condition: In good condition. Pin hole at the left underarm. Rear hem is a little uneven. A little discoloration to the underarms in the bolero LINING.