1950's Sophie Gimbel Ice-Blue Silk Satin Draped Fitted Hourglass Gown


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1950's Sophie Gimbel Ice-Blue Silk Satin Draped Fitted Hourglass Gown

$1,200.00 USD

ID: 0705213

Size: medium

Condition: Excellent

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Absolutely gorgeous 1950's ice-blue gown by the highly adored "Sophie Originals" label. Sophie Gimbel was a leading force of mid-century American fashion and also married the president of Saks Fifth Avenue. With its luxurious mid weight silk-satin fabric and flawless sculpted silhouette, this garment has the sophisticated elegance the 1950's were known for. The construction is clearly inspired by the iconic dress designed by Edith Head that Grace Kelly wore to the Oscars in 1955. The bodice is an alluring thin-strap hourglass nipped waist design which is oh so flattering. The asymmetric draped skirting really finishes this masterpiece off with a perfect couture feel. This will be the gown you reach for anytime you want to look and feel like a starlet.

Bust: 36-37 inches
Waist: 28 inches
Hips: up to 42 inches
Total Length: 57 inches

This Sophie Gimbel designer gown is in excellent condition with no rips. holes or alternations. Perfectly working back metal-zipper and attached hooks. Only signs of age are a few very faint surface spots to the satin. Please message for detailed pictures. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.