Christian Dior

Blue & Black Wool Collared Dress, c. 1954

£520.00 GBP

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Product Details

A beautiful vintage dress from the 50s by legendary French fashion designer, Christian Dior. In a blue and black wool with a statement collar, bracelet length sleeves, a looser fit on top contrasting with the nipped waist. Perfect for day or evening, this dress would look as incredible worn in the office as it would dressed up at a cocktail party. As it is a wool it is perfect for fall / autumn.

 

Click here to see a fashion illustration of the same style of dress with the same collar, bodice and sleeves - right down to the gathers at the shoulders by Christian Dior from 1954, drawn by Marcel Fromenti for 'The Lady' magazine. Considered to be demi-couture, as this is Christian Dior London, the client of this dress would have seen the haute couture collection or fashion illustrations and ordered it to be custom made, with any changes and bought at the Dior London Salon. Beautifully made with much of it hand finished.

Size

Estimated Size: UK 8-10/ US 4-6/ EU 36-38. Please check measurements.

Bust - up to 38” / 96cm (has an intentional loose fit on top, as pictured)

Waist - 26” / 66cm

Hips - 42” / 106cm

Length (Shoulder to Hem) - 39” / 99cm

Shoulder to Shoulder - 17” / 43cm

Sleeve Pit to Cuff - 12” / 30cm

Sleeve Shoulder to Cuff - 16” / 40cm

Details & Condition

Era: 1950's

Designer: Christian Dior

Materials: Wool

 

- Centre back metal zipper

 

Excellent Vintage Condition - Minor signs of wear commensurate with age. No noticeable holes, tears or stains. Cuff buttons appear to have been removed. Has been professionally dry cleaned.