Bold blooms dress

This is a home made 1950s dress in heavy cotton. It features Dior style pleating on the hips to create extra volume and to accentuate the small waistline. The zip is inserted by hand.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Dianne Ludwig
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Maker: Unknown
Garment type: Dress
Material: Cotton sateen
Features: The bodice and sleeves are cut in one piece from the neck down to a point finishing below the waist.
Colour: Blue, red, brown
Purchase location: Vintage store
Label: Unlabelled
Date: 1950s