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1950s Black Dresses

Beautiful Pattullo - Jo Copeland 1950s Black Dress w/ Ivory Lace + Rhinestones
By Pattullo-Jo Copeland
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful late 1950s Pattullo-Jo Copeland little black dress! Impeccable construction, with and ultra flattering fit! Cute black collar, below ruffles of ivory silk lace, intertwined...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1950s Black Cocktail Dress
A chic vintage cocktail dress for the festive season. The dress has a boat neckline, with cap sleaves and rouching at the waist. It is marked a size 7 , and has a central back zip.
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Claire Mccardell Black Silk Cocktail 50s dress
By Claire McCardell
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless Claire Mccardell Black silk 1950s day dress. metal zipper on the side. Bust: 32"
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Pauline Trigere Blue Ribbon Printed Black Silk Dress, 1950s
By Pauline Trigère
Located in Rockwood, ON
This is a beautiful example of Trigere's earlier work. She was a master at cut and often fitted garments directly on a model. She was also very hands on and with earlier pieces like ...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Black Velvet Eyelet Cocktail Dress, 1950s
1950s Black Velvet Eyelet Cocktail Dress.
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Black Vintage 1950s Cocktail Dress
A chic black vintage cocktail dress from the 1950s., The dress is strapless, but straps could easily be added with lace detail on the bust area. It has a side zip opening and a flare...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Mollie Parnis 1950s Black Dress with Pleated Ribbon Inserts
By Mollie Parnis
Located in London, GB
This exceptional 1950s Mollie Parnis black wool evening dress with pleated ribbon inserts is a superb example of the glamorous lines and exquisite design features synonymous with its...
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1950s Evening Gowns

1950s Helen Rose Black Dress
By Helen Rose
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Beautifully constructed, this simple silk Helen Rose from the 1950's is the most classic LBD. The U neckline is balanced by the elbow length sleeves and seams down the sides of the b...
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1950s Day Dresses

1950s Taffeta Embroidered Floral Black Cocktail Dress
This charming 1950s black taffeta embroidered party dress with cross over straps is gamine and feminine. The exquisite embroidered flowers start on the bust area and gently fall to a...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Black Ribbon Work Strapless Asymmetrical Dress
1950s Black Ribbon Work Strapless Asymmetrical Dress. This amazing piece is professionally handmade from the 1950s, the fabric is sheer black with narrow ribbons of black taffeta tha...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1950s stunning Little black fishtail dress
Exquisite detailing on this 1950s black fishtail dress. Left side zipper. 3 buttons black closure. Measuring 34 in. bust - 24 in. waist - 36 in. hip - 45 in. down arm down to skirt b...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Dorothy O'hara Gathered Black Dress
By Dorothy O'Hara
Located in San Francisco, CA
1950s Dorothy O'hara Gathered Black Dress. V-neck dress with asymmetrical draping. Zips up back.
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Pink And Black Lace Cocktail Dress
1950s Pink And Black Lace Cocktail Dress Stunning 1950s cocktail dress, predominantly light pink with black lace overlay, and hand sequinned hem detailing. B 44 W 49 H 52 L 37
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Dress Black Embroidered Shelf Bust Taffeta Party Dress
A true Beauty, 1950s Black Taffeta Pleated Bodice Cocktail Dress. It has Boned Bodice with a pleated sexy bust *Pleated Tucked Waist *Large Embroidered Floral Waist that drapes ...
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1950s Evening Dresses

Early 1950s Marshal and Snelgrove Black Lace Dress
This enchanting early 1950s black lace cocktail dress was retailed for historic luxury London department store Marshal and Snelgrove, founded in 1837 to eventually merge with Debenha...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Mr. Blackwell Black Wool Dress
By Mr. Blackwell
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning 1950’s Mr. Blackwell Design can be worn as a formal evening dress or cocktail dress. Black wool with crepe lining under bodice and skirt underlined with interfacing for stru...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s James Galanos Little Black Dress in Silk Chiffon w/ Front Draping
By James Galanos, Galanos
Located in San Francisco, CA
A lovely, simple and elegant 1950s James Galanos "little black dress": silk chiffon with front, center pleating and draping of skirt. Back button-up chiffon bodice. Completely line...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Lord And Taylor Black Silk Cocktail Dress
By Lord & Taylor
Located in London, GB
This elegant 1950s black silk cocktail dress is labelled Lord and Taylor Fifth Avenue, a celebrated American luxury womenswear retailer that was immensely popular during this era. Th...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Black Velvet Cocktail Dress with Tulip Embroidery
Beautiful 1950s Black velvet cocktail dress embroidered in purple, Pink and green tulip. sweet heart neckline and the waist has a cummerbund type waist . Size: Small (2-4) Bust : 3...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Black Silk Shantung Dress with Large Bow
What a chic 1950s little black dress! Cut out neckline with large bow. Nipped in the waistline with slightly A line skirt with inverted pleats. Original side metal zipper. Fit Siz...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Unlabelled Red & Black Aisian Silk 'Feather' Dress
This wonderful 1950s dress is made from a very fine, high end Asian silk. Woven through the silk is a beautiful design of feathers that have been done in a red thread. Also woven dir...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Ceil Chapman Little Black Lace Overlay Dress, 1950s
By Ceil Chapman
Located in Rockwood, ON
This is an early black label Ceil Chapman and is really a wonderful example of her earlier pieces. You mostly see the later, more fitted versions from Ceil for sale out there (that w...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Rare 1950s Traina-Norell Black Halter Day Dress
By Traina-Norell, Unknown
Located in Houston, TX
Extremely beautiful rare dress created by Traina-Norell in 1955. The halter day or evening dress is made of black taffeta and boasts a sheer overlay halter attached to a circle ...
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1950s Day Dresses

1950s Marjorie Montgomery Black Cotton Novelty 3D Hand Painted Fish Print Dress
Incredible 1950s Marjorie Montgomery black cotton dress with 3D hand painted fish. This dress is really fun and definitely something no-one will have seen before. The classic cut wit...
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1950s Informal Dresses

1950s Black Italian Dress
Elegant handmade Italian dress, featuring a sequined embroidery, a v-neck and back zipper. Italian tailoring house: Pirovano. This item dates back to the 1950s and is in overall good...
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1950s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Ceil Chapman Black Lace over Nude Cocktail Dress, 1950s
By Ceil Chapman
Located in New Hope, PA
Gorgeous black lace over nude net and faille combines for this glamorous cocktail dress from Ceil Chapman. There are narrow black straps, a scalloped lace edge on the bodice and it i...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Emma Domb Black and Pink Tulle Party Dress
By Emma Domb
Located in San Francisco, CA
1950s Emma Domb Black and Pink Tulle Party Dress. Ruffled tulle bodice embellished with pearls. Ribbon embellishments. Two layers of black tulle over pink lining. Boned bodice. Worn ...
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1950s Evening Dresses

Luis Estévez Red White Black Sculptural Matador Sheath Dress - M-L, late 1950s
A genius example of designer Luis Estévez’s penchant for the feminine form, this dress celebrates hourglass curves with a layered peplum and minimizes figure flaws with clever color ...
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1950s Sheath Dresses

1950s Outstanding American Couture Yellow and Black Silk Bubble Dress
This sensational 1950s cocktail dress with yellow silk dupion bodice and black silk organza bubble skirt is an incredible piece of American couture and although unlabelled, it was pu...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Creme And Black Silk Lace cocktail Dress
1950s Creme Silk Dress with black lace cocktail dress with fitted waist and large lapel. Bust: 36” / Waist: 26” / Length: 43 inches
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1950s Cocktail Dress
A head turning cocktail dress from the 1950s. The dress has a deep v neckline and backline. with a flared skirt and wonderful velvet flowers and detail on the hem.
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Mainbocher Couture Black Silk Evening Dress with Lace Panels
By Mainbocher
Located in London, GB
This 1950s Mainbocher black silk and lace evening dress is of exceptional quality with some really elegant details. The bodice is fully lined and the bust has slight padding to add s...
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s Black Silk Evening Dress With Peplum and Beaded Collar
This stylish 1950s black silk evening dress is a stunning combination of design features, achieving a deeply glamorous yet formal evening look. The mid-length sleeves and peplum deta...
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s Ceil Chapman Black Velvet & Ivory Silk Satin Wiggle Dress
By Ceil Chapman
Located in Rockwood, ON
The early little black dresses that Ceil Chapman made on the late 40s and early 50s are some of the best examples of her work out there. This piece is quite fabulous with its mix of ...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Dorothy O'Hara Vintage Black Asymmetric Cocktail Sheath Dress
By Dorothy O'Hara
Located in Sparks, NV
Vintage 1950s black hourglass sheath dress with asymmetric drape detail for sale by Dorothy O'Hara. Fully lined with rear zip and hook closure. Fits like a modern size medium. The bu...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Red Cotton Dress With Black Chantilly Lace
1950s Red Cotton Dress With Black Chantilly Lace
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Jane Derby Vintage Black + Nude Silk Chiffon Cocktail Dress
Stunning vintage early 1950s cocktail dress in black and nude silk satin and silk chiffon. Full skirt with silk lining and boned bodice. Gorgeous construction. Rear metal zip and hoo...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Nude on Black Chiffon Strapless Cocktail Dress w Feather Flourish
By Unknown, Torso Creations
Located in San Francisco, CA
1950s Silk chiffon cocktail dress: 3 layer construction. Lining and structured bodice structure in cappuccino crepe, middle layer is soft wispy nude silk chiffon and outer layer is ...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Kitty Copeland 1950s Black Taffeta Silk Dress With Polkadot Detail
This stylish vintage 1950s Kitty Copeland black silk taffeta dress with polkadot detail and peplum sash boasts timeless city chic and unusual design features. The taffeta overlay has...
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s Suzy Perette Black Velvet Cocktail Dress with Bow Detail
By Suzy Perette
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Black velvet and satin 1950’s Suzy Perette cocktail dress. The cinched waist and full A-line skirt is iconic for the Suzy Perette brand, who replicated the designs of Haute Couture h...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Suzy Perette Black Button Front Dress with Embroidered Flowers
By Suzy Perette
Located in San Francisco, CA
1950s Suzy Perette Black Sleeveless Dress with Embroidered Flowers in Shiny Black Thread and Matching Covered Buttons. Acetate Fully Lined
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Hawaiian Red & Black Tiki Tribal Print Muumuu Dress, 1950's
Aloha! This classic Hawaiian muumuu dress is from the Lei-O-Hawaii label and features an exotically printed fabric in shades of red and black with a touch of gold for good measure. ...
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1950s Casual Dresses

1950s Claire McCardell for Townley Black Button Front Dress with Lace Trim
By Claire McCardell
Located in San Francisco, CA
Claire McCardell for Townley 1950s black dress with shirt style top, full skirt, and long sleeves. Lace trim at placket, cuffs, and collar. Cuffs can be folded up at wrist, or worn s...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s A Dorn Model Rose Print Cotton Dress With Black Velvet Bow
This charming 1950s cotton dress has a print of rose bunches in an assortment of pastel shades - pink, lilac, yellow, jade green and white, which lie in between beds of gold printed...
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s Beaumelle Black Cocktail Dress
Black cocktail dress with a lace overlay on the bodes the is structured with layered racing and serves as a modesty panel. The drop-waist is accentuated by a tule overskirt. The ent...
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1950s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Rare 1950s Madame Gres licensed Black & Grey Embroidered Dress w/ Bolero Jacket
Intriguing black dress by Madame Gres. Produced by G. Mendes. This dress features a beautiful mesh fabric that is embroidered throughout and a bolero jacket to match with an incre...
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1950s Day Dresses

1950s Mainbocher Black Silk Jacquard Cocktail Dress with Leaf & Orange Pattern
By Mainbocher
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Stunning hard to find 1950s Mainbocher cocktail dress. Monochromatic black silk jacquard with an all over leaf and orange pattern. Stole style attached collar with fitted bodice, sli...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Black Flocked Velvet Nude Illusion Party Dress, 1950's
Pretty in pink and fabulous in flocked! This 1950's party dress is a layered combination of pale ballerina pink lining with a coordinating sheer black and pink flocked floral fabric...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Irene for Bullocks Wilshire Sheer Lace Dress
By Irene
Located in New York, NY
1950s Irene for Bullocks Wilshire Sheer Lace Dress
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Gorgeous 1950s Couture Black Silk Metallic Strapless 50s Wiggle Dress w/ Train
Stunning 1950s vintage couture black silk metallic strapless wiggle dress, with taffeta train! Bombshell sexy 50s starlet silhouette! Features a taffeta boned shelf bodice with lace...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1950s Cinch Cocktail Dress
A chic vintage cocktail dress with shawl collar with fringe detail . The dress has wonderful tailoring and opens with a side zip, and is fully lined.
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Black and White Strapless Ombré Tulle Ballerina Dress, 1950s
Ethereally soft and feminine from its petal bust to its chevron ruffles, this exquisite dress even includes ribbon-tied bouquets of pink flowers around the skirt circumference. Very ...
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s Black Velvet and Taffeta Vintage Party Dress With Full Skirt
This is a wonderful vintage 1950's dress that is so beautifully made! The dress is black velvet with panels of gathered taffeta and pellon lining. There is a built in full taffeta un...
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s Dorothy O'Hara Vintage Black Crepe + Velvet Cocktail Sheath Dress
Gorgeous vintage 1950s Dorothy O'Hara sheath dress in black crepe and black velvet. Unlined with rear metal zip and hook closure with an elastic band and hook closure that stretches ...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Chic 1950s Black French Lace Nude Illusion Vintage 50s Silk Dress
Chic 1950s black French lace cocktail dress! Features luxurious black French lace, with a fitted bodice and flattering forgiving skirt. Full metal zipper with hook-and-eye closure. C...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Suzy Perette Vintage Dress
By Suzy Perette
Located in Sparks, NV
Gorgeous vintage 1950s cocktail dress in metallic gold and black satin by Suzy Perette. Fully lined with rear metal zip and hook closure. The marked size is 12, but the dress fits li...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1950's Black Silk Beaded Cocktail Dress Size 6
This 1950's cocktail dress is composed of beaded applique silk chiffon. Features a center back zipper closure. In excellent vintage condition. **Please cross-reference measurement...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Black Taffeta Full Sweep Vintage Cocktail Dress with Rhinestone Buttons, 1950s
Gorgeous vintage 1950s cocktail dress in a black eyelash taffeta. Features a full sweep and three asymmetric rhinestone buttons. Unlined with side metal zip closure. Fits like a mode...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Chic Crepe Sleeveless Perfect Vintage 50s Little Black Sheath Dress
Perfect late 1950s black crepe sleeveless dress! The perfect LBD that is an essential timeless addition to any wardrobe. Features soft black crepe, with a wrap around strap that butt...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Samuel Winston Black and Gold Cocktail Dress w Exquisite Bodice Detailing
By Samuel Winston
Located in San Francisco, CA
A beautiful 1950s Samuel Winston cocktail dress with full black taffeta skirt and exquisite bodice detailing in gold silk satin and ruched chiffon.Back zipper and organza and horseha...
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1950s Informal Dresses

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