This one was a FABulous surprise find! I always have my eyes open and my antennae up, but this blew me away!
A sheer layer over plain liner, and fitted drop-waist hourglass shape – the colors are for Fall but work beautifully in Spring and Summer for someone with the right coloring. It reminds me of a dress that Grace Kelly wore in the Alfred Hitchcock movie, Rear Window in 1954. Just a fabulous film – highly recommended.
The style is a bit different and the colors are, too. The criss-cross neckline is something not usually seen. I love it – it’s so fun to find unusual items.
Watch that old movie if you can. It’s a great one and the clothing is wonderful. I have at least one other dress that was, in fact, modeled on one of the frocks that Grace wore in Rear Window. And, also, a dress modeled on the one that she wore to the opening of that movie. It pays to have older friends who used to do a lot of sewing back in the day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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love that color!
Looks like it’s one of your favorites, and really suits you. Thanks for your visit! I post a photo and comments about a true vintage item from my own closet almost every day. I hope you’ll come back.
I absolutely adore this one!
Me, too! I saw it and just couldn’t resist. It’s fun that it seems to cast a sticky summer spell – like candy.
TRUE VINTAGE 1950’S PARTY DRESS – REMINDS ME OF GRACE KELLY – Magicvintagespy
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This will always be a favorite . . . . . .