1950's Ceil Chapman Merlot Red Silk Tiered Petal Detachable-Skirt Dress


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1950's Ceil Chapman Merlot Red Silk Tiered Petal Detachable-Skirt Dress

$900.00 USD

ID: 1229181

Size: small

Condition: Excellent

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This is such a breathtaking 1950's couture party dress from the iconic Ceil Chapman designer label. Perfect for any upcoming special event; you can't help but feel sensational in this beauty. The garment is fashioned from stunning mid-weight silk in the prettiest merlot red color. The detachable skirting has a unique over-sized tiered petal design throughout; giving the dress so much depth and texture. I especially love the bow-tie waist which adds the perfect touch of femininity. The bodice is an exquisite thin-strap heavily sculpted thin-strap construction. I love the hourglass nipped-waist wiggle cut 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: 33-34 inches
Waist: 24 inches
Hips: up to 36 inches
Total Length: 44 inches

This Ceil Chapman designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back metal-zipper. Only sign of age is faint wear by the underarm seam. This garment is over 60 years old and is truly stunning.