1950's Ceil Chapman Baby-Blue Beaded Silk Ruched Shelf-Bust Dress


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1950's Ceil Chapman Baby-Blue Beaded Silk Ruched Shelf-Bust Dress

$600.00 USD

ID: 0309202

Size: small

Condition: VGood

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This is such a breathtaking cocktail dress from the iconic Ceil Chapman designer label. Perfect for any upcoming special event; you can't help but feel feminine in this beauty. The garment is fashioned from stunning mid-weight baby-blue lined silk. Sparkling glass beads and rhinestones in a unique leaf motif are detailed throughout; giving the garment so much depth and texture. The bodice has a chic ruched shelf-bust with wide scoopneck. I especially love the hourglass nipped-waist tailored skirt which finishes the garment off with a perfect femme fatale silhouette. The construction is so fresh and modern but also still has a timeless quality. Ceil Chapman is often said to be Marilyn Monroe's favorite designer and I can totally see why. Old Hollywood glamour at its best!

Bust: 34-35 inches
Waist: 26 inches
Hips: up to 38 inches
Total Length: 43 inches

This Ceil Chapman designer dress is in beautiful wearable condition with no holes, tears or discoloration. Perfectly working back metal-zipper. Only sign of wear is some missing beadwork and two faint spots on the backside. Please message for detailed pictures. Bodice has full boning throughout. This garment is over 60 years old and is truly stunning.