1960s DEMI COUTURE Mr Blackwell Custom sequin rhinestones dress small | new winter
Designer demi-couture dress by the inimitable Mr. Blackwell! Done in a lemon meringue yellow chiffon. Bodice is completely encrusted with yellow sequins and white sequins and rhinestones in a white branch pattern. Low u shaped back. Back zipper.
Mr. Blackwell launched his label in the late 1950's and he dressed a lot of the the Hollywood stars such as Dorothy Lamour, Jayne Mansfield and others. His Custom line was made to order and fitted to a specific client in the couture tradition.
Brand: Mr. Blackwell Custom
Size on tag: none
Fits like: small
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Bust (underarm seam) : 37"
Hips: 47" (lining)
Total length: 44"
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