1950s 1954 documented SUZY PERETTE moire dress xs | new spring
Documented Suzy Perette 1954 dress! Done in a black moire faille. Wide shoulders have interior elastic to sit on the edges of shoulders. Princess seaming, low hip bow with HUGE rhinestone buckle and ultra full skirt. Back metal zipper. Fully lined in pellon which makes it very heavy and substantial.
Here is what the advertisement says "A new name comes to Burdine's...famous for fashions with complete built-in shaping! Here shown, Suzy Perette's flattering version of the long-torso Paris silhouette with the higher, rounded bustline, the new easy waist, the draped hipline with jeweled buckle trim. And underneath it all? A molded bodice lining and separate petticoat of miracle, shape -holding pellon! Black moire faille in sizes 8 to 16. Ours alone...35.95"
Brand: Suzy Perette
Size on tag: 10
Fits like: xs
Material: moire faille
Condition: Excellent Vintage: Tiny fray/mend at the top of neckline on the left side, maybe where there was a brooch placed at one time.
Bust (underarm seam) : 35"
Total length: 45"
Sleeve Inside: 9"
m i n t : pristine with no signs of wear- possibly deadstock
e x c e l l e n t : signs of normal wear and age- no obvious flaws
v e r y g o o d : noted minor flaws that may have been already repaired - very wearable
g o o d : many noted minor flaws and/or mends -wearable
f a i r : numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable