1950s 1954 documented SUZY PERETTE ruched dress xs | new fall
Collectible 1954 Suzy Perette (unlabeled) frock! Done in a black velvet and black gathered rayon. Super nipped in waist indicative of Suzy Perette's style. The owner acquired the rights to incorporate Dior’s design into dresses. Skirt is ultra full and is fully draped, gathered and lined in Pellon lining for structure and shape. Back metal zip. A true piece of history!
Ad reads: For the big campus party: dancing black in the unmistakable shape of a Suzy Perette. Effective, beautiful to their widest whirl-two from our Suzy Perette dress collection. left: rayon velvet poured into an empire camisole, rayon taffeta whipped into a meringue of skirt. Pellon keeps it spinning even when you're not dancing Black Sizes 10-16 $29.95 ($330 in todays money)
Brand: unlabeled but documented as a suzy perette
Size on tag: none
Fits like: xs
Material: rayon taffeta/velvet
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Bust (underarm seam) : 33"
Total length: 42"
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