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Vintage 1950s Ceil Chapman Dress - SUPERB Olive + Pink Rose Print Cotton Party Cocktail Designer Dress w Sarong Styling Size M to L

Regular price $546.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $546.00 CAD
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•Highlights: I knew she was Ceil Chapman from 50 feet away!; sculpted, multiple-boned bodice; sleeves sit daringly on edges of shoulders with hidden elastic bands to hold in place; layered sarong-inspired wiggle skirt; superb construction inside with all the generous allowances and hand-sewn touches you expect to see inside a Ceil; expensive textile could be framed as art; htf more versatile size

•Colors: primarily moody olive greens with perfect touches of ivory, pink, mustard, pale blue to create a large-scale, dimensional, watercolor style print of long-stemmed pink roses

•Fabric(s): high-quality cotton, fully lined in acetate

•Lined: fully

•Closures: rear metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: ONLY her Neusteter's store label remains in place, BUT this is a well-known Ceil Chapman design and the exact same labeled Ceil can be found (already sold) on Google

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


Fits about a modern M to L cusp; please allow room for fit/ease

LOADS of interior fabric allowances to allow customizing larger or smaller

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 38"/taut 40"

Waist about 29"/taut 29 3/4" (not quite 30"!)

Hips about 42"

Shoulder to waist about 16"

Shoulder to hem about 41 1/2" and has a deep 4 1/2" hem


Great vintage shape. Cleaned and presents beautifully. 60+ years old.

Do note the missing Ceil label as was mentioned. This is well-reflected in the price. Only you will know she's missing her label...she's easily recognized for what she is at a single glance.


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