1950s Pat Premo halter dress xs | vintage striped bow back dress
Stunning 1950's dress by Pat Premo! Done in a cotton twill with pinkish red and white stripes. ( the pics look a little pink-ier than in real life!) Extra wide halter straps that can be tied in a big bow! Exquisitely made with bodice done entirely of horizontal folds. Skirt stripes are vertical with pleats and full shape. Bodice is entirely lined in white cotton. Back metal zip. Hand washed and ready to wear!
Pat Premo was one of the California labels that blossomed in the 1940s. Premo was a native Californian and she started her design career in Los Angeles at Peggy Hunt in the 1930s. She went to Marjorie Montgomery in 1936, which was bought a few years later by Bill Schminke. He and Premo were later married and the “Pat Premo” label was launched as the chief label in the company. She was known for her use of unique fabrics and prints and for her golf dresses and sportswear.
Brand: unlabeled Pat Premo (we have had this before, see last pic with the label)
Size on tag: None
Fits like: xs
Color: pinky red/white
Condition: Excellent Vintage: Even though this was washed, there is a couple of faint round discolorations on a white stripe in front on skirt.
Bust (underarm seam) : 34"
Total length: 37" (2" hem allowance)