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Air of Mystery Dress

sku: VC-DRESS-090

style: vintage 1950s silk chiffon party dress

vintage / modern: Adored Vintage

$108.00

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Details & Sizing
How We Measure
Sustainable Clothing Care
Details & Sizing
Vintage 1950s classic party dress in midnight navy (nearly black). This vintage 50s dress is softly gathered on the bodice and has a v-neckline and v back. There is about a 6” long tear in the chiffon in the back of the dress by the base of the zipper. It’s hidden by the fabric, but should be repaired to prevent further tearing.

Size + Fit
- 46" length / 32" bust / 24" waist / 16.5" bodice
- Fits size 2 form as shown

Fabric + Care
- Silk chiffon
- Fully lined
- Excellent/great vintage condition
How We Measure

We take extra care to provide detailed measurements for each of our garments for your convenience. If you have any questions or concerns regarding fit, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you. We measure each garment hanging on a hanger. 

Length: Top of shoulder to hem

Bust: Armpit to armpit then doubled

Waist: Across natural waist seam then doubled

Hips: Measured 7" from natural waist seam, measured across then doubled

Bodice: Top of shoulder to natural waist seam

Sustainable Clothing Care

From over a decade's worth of experience as a vintage clothing seller and collector, we are sharing some general care and laundering advice gleaned from women of the past. Practicing these "vintage" methods is another way to be more sustainable.

  • Wear a slip with your garments to keep your garments cleaner longer (in most cases it takes much less water/resources to launder a slip than it does a garment)
  • Wear your garments more than once before laundering
  • Use cold water to launder your garments, hot water can deconstruct the fibers of your garments more and also can cause shrinkage.
  • If using a machine, only wash full loads of laundry
  • Hang garments to dry (every Adored Vintage girl loves seeing clothes on a line!) Dryers can really be rough on your garments (that lint trap is literally bits of your clothes as it slowly falls apart!)
  • Spot clean garments immediately
  • Hand wash your clothing as often as possible.
  • Learn simple repair and mend skills to increase the longevity of your garments.

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