*VINTAGE 1960s GIGI YOUNG SCARLET LACE COCKTAIL PARTY DRESS WITH METAL ZIPPER - PERFECT FOR VALENTINE'S DAY EVENING OR THE HOLIDAYS
The following is from the Vintage Fashion Guild site and my thanks to them:
"GiGi Young was a sister label to Suzy Perette. This label followed the same successful style formula of Suzy Perette designs, but were sold as a less expensive line. It was active from the late fifties to 1966."
A lovely vintage '60s lace cocktail party dress dress by GiGi Young in scarlet.
Intricate floral lace covers the entire dress with a matching taffeta lining. There are 3 rows of scarlet satin surrounding the midsection of the dress with bows accents. Full skirt for dancing a swirling around. Vintage pinked seams inside the lining. Long metal zipper in back with a hook and eye. 2 more sets of hooks & eyes at the back waist so the zipper will not show. International Ladies Garment Workers Union tag inside the lining as well as a cardboard like tag showing who the Presser was, Order No., Size, Style & Remarks.
The perfect feminine vintage scarlet dress for Valentine's Day evening out or for the holidays.
By: Gi Gi Young - New York
Size: No tag so go by the measurements for a good fit
Approximate Measurements – This means the measurements of the item listed – not of your own figure. You must be a few inches smaller than the measurements shown.
Bust: 36 so leave some room for movement
Shoulder to shoulder in back: Cannot measure because of the way the sleeves were cut
Waist: 28 - leave room for movement as fabric will not stretch
Fabric: No tag but lace & what feels like taffeta for the lining
Care: No tag but dry clean
Condition: Very good for a vintage dress that is 57 years old or older - looks as though it has never been worn and if it were, it was not a lot.
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