1960s MR BLACKWELL embroidered daisy rhinestones dress and VEST small | new spring
Designer dress by the inimitable Mr. Blackwell! Done in a black linen blend. Dress is strappy and slim shaped with embroidered daisy and rhinestones on the bodice. Low back and back zipper. Bodice has vertical bonding for shape and structure. Matching open vest has large embroidered daisies on the front and HUGE daisies on the back. Both are fully lined.
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 Original
Size on tag: none
Fits like: small
Material: linen blend/rhinestones
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Bust (underarm seam) : 36"
Total length: 40.5"
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