Vintage Summer Dresses

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Rose Garden 1950s Jerry Gilden Spectator Cotton Dressy Dress / 1950s Dress / 50s Dress / Rose Peony Print / Small Medium Vintage Summer Dresses, Vintage 1950s Dresses, Vintage Tops, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Dressy Dresses, Cotton Dresses, Cute Dresses, New Look Fashion

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"Jerry Gilden Spectator" label - the much loved and much sought-after line of some of the most beautiful 50's cotton dresses made!! S i z e : small to medium 15 1/2" shoulder to shoulder edge, 37" bust, 27 to snug 28" waist, free hips, 29" waist to hem *************************** * classic New Look style in cotton * gorgeous peony and rose print in berry red, pink, and olive green on a white background * fitted and darted bodice with flattering sweetheart neckline and cap sleeves * the…

Cotton Halter Dress with Pin-tucked Seaming / Miljean of Miami / Red Dress / Halter Dress / Cotton Dress / Medium 1950s Party Dresses, Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Cotton Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Glamour, Clothing Items, Fit And Flare

1950s Cotton Halter Dress with Pin-tucked Seaming / Miljean of Miami / 1950s Red Dress / 50s Halter Dress / 50s Cotton Dress / Medium

"Miljean of Miami Inc" label and also has a numbered paper order tag on skirt seam S i z e : small medium 36" bust, 32" midriff/under bust seam, 5 1/2" from top of bust line to midriff/under bust seam, 9" top of bust line to waist seam, 23 1/2" waist to hem, 15" shoulder to waist, 29" waist, free hips ******************************* * this dress has a high bust and neckline, so might be for a junior or petite size * very very pretty! Great label, too! * red cotton fit and flare dress…

Cotton Candy Skirt and Blouse Set / Skirt / Top / Cotton Dress / Gingham Dress / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Cotton Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, 1950s Skirt, Full Circle Skirts, Gingham Dress, Fitted Bodice

Cotton Candy 1950s Skirt and Blouse Set / 1950s Skirt / 1950s Top / 1950s Cotton Dress / Gingham Dress / Small

No labels found, is very professionally made S i z e : small to medium : top measures 36" bust, 28" waist, and is 19" in length. Skirt measures 26" wwaist, 38" hips and is 29" in length **************************** * sweet and innocent white cotton pique' with pink and white gingham! * a skirt and blouse set perfect for vacation/resort wear * the blouse is fitted and has a side zipper, unlined * the skirt is A line, has hidden inset pocket and a side metal zipper * skirt and blouse are both…

Adorable 1950s Suzy Perette Cotton Hawaiian Style Day Dress / 1950s Cotton Dress / Summer Fall Dress / Medium Vintage Summer Dresses, Fall Dresses, Cotton Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Big Skirts, Dress With Shawl, Resort Dresses, Dress Summer

Adorable 1950s Suzy Perette Cotton Hawaiian Style Day Dress / 1950s Cotton Dress / Summer Fall Dress / Medium

"Suzy Perette New York" label - famous for doing the Dior "New Look" silhouette in the early 1950s with the fitted bodies and the big skirts S i z e : medium 16" shoulder to shoulder seam, 37 to snug 38" bust, 28" waist, free hips, 15 3/4" shoulder to waist, 26 1/2" waist to hem ****************************** * very Hawaiian looking floral print on this pretty and so wearable polished cotton * classic fitted bodice and nipped waist * full full pleated skirt * partially lined * back metal…

Ultimate Jerry Gilden Cotton Party Dress / New Look Full Sweep / Dress / Summer Dress / Bombshell Dress / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, Vintage Outfits, 1950s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Clothing Items, Cotton Dresses, I Dress, Black Cotton, Girls Dresses

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"Jerry Gilden Spectator" label and a size label I think it says 10 Jerry Gilden started his company in 1945 and made moderately priced women's clothing. After 10 years, his company was one of the top five producers of women's dresses in the USA. The designer behind this label went by the name "Giselle" and designed until her death in 1952. After that Sayde Weinberg was the designer. S i z e : small 34" bust, 26 to snug 27" waist, free hips, 15 1/2" shoulder to waist, 29" waist to hem…

1950s Cotton Paisley Summer Fall Day Dress / 1950s Dress / 50s Dress / Vintage Cotton Dress / Small 26 Waist Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Dress Vintage, Cotton Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Look Short, Taffeta Dress, Pretty And Cute

1950s Cotton Paisley Summer Fall Day Dress / 1950s Dress / 50s Dress / Vintage Cotton Dress / Small 26 Waist

"Nat Turoff" label S i z e : small 15 1/2" shoulder to shoulder seam, 36" bust, 26" waist, free hips, 15 3/4" shoulder to waist seam, 27" waist seam to hem ******************************** * this is a great casual dressy summer to fall day dress in cotton with a muted paisley print, very pretty and cute with boots or heels! * shirtwaist style, fastens front with perfect self fabric covered buttons, and has snaps at waist * long jabot tie for that proper-girl look * short cuffed and…

1940s Cotton Floral Wrap Day Dress / 1940s Dress / 40s Daywear / 40s Cotton Dress / 40s Summer Dress / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, 1940s Dresses, Day Dresses, 50s Clothing, 50s Outfits, Art Deco Dress, Cute Patches, Warm Weather, Cap Sleeves

1940s Cotton Floral Wrap Day Dress / 1940s Dress / 40s Daywear / 40s Cotton Dress / 40s Summer Dress / Small

No labels or tags S i z e : it's a wrap dress so the waist is adjustable a few inches: 15-15 1/2" shoulder to shoulder seam, 36" bust, 24-27" waist, 36" hips, 15 1/2" shoulder to waist, 27" waist to hem *********************************** * very wearable! Can't you see this with open toe wedge heels or vintage oxfords? Cuuuute! * this is a very lightly worn 40's cotton wrap dress in bright floral print * has a V wrap bodice with cotton collar with red stitch trim ruffle edges, matching the…

1950s Red Roses Print Cotton Dress / Rhinestones / Full Sweep Circle Skirt / 50s Cotton Dress / 1950s Summer Dress / Medium Vintage Summer Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Clean And Press, Rhinestone Dress, Novelty Print, Vintage Roses, Black Tie, Cotton Dresses

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"RaMar of California" label - pictured. I love these obscure labels! S i z e : small to medium - 37" bust, 28" waist, free hips, 15 1/2" shoulder to waist seam, 30 1/2" waist seam to hem, about 15 1/2" to 16" shoulder to shoulder edge (no shoulder seam). This dress has a 28" waist and comes with a matching belt (shown in the photo of the label) but the belt only fits a 24-25" waist and doesn't have a loop to put the edge of the belt through. But, there is a belt I am including with the…

WOW Metallic Orchids Early 1950s Shaheen Cotton Halter Dress / 1950s Hawaiian Dress / 1950s Sun Dress / 50s Dress / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Cotton Skirt, Bra Styles, Vintage Tops, Clothing Items, Pleated Skirt

WOW Metallic Orchids Early 1950s Shaheen Cotton Halter Dress / | Etsy

"Alfred Shaheen Honolulu" label - pictured S i z e : elasticized at the sides and back, so it expands a bit. Measurements go from flat (not stretched) to stretched: bust 32" to 34", waist 24" to 27/28", hips free, shoulder to waist, 16", waist to hem, 27" with 2 1/2" of hem allowance ****************************** * beautiful buttercup yellow with a pale yellow, wow! Metallic orchid print in light metallic blue-gray, and reddish brown print * form fitting pleated bust, full pleated skirt…

AMAZING Early 1950s Shaheen Sea Creatures  Sea Motif Halter Dress / Cotton Hawaiian Dress with Full Skirt / 1950s Hawaiian / Small Med Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Box Pleat Skirt, Pleated Skirt, Bra Styles, Sea Creatures, Vintage Tops

AMAZING Early 1950s Shaheen Sea Creatures Sea Motif Halter | Etsy

"Alfred Shaheen Honolulu" label (pictured) This is a great print! Under the sea theme, tropical fish, seahorses, starfish, conch shells, and other tropical sea items - I don't see these prints around very often at all ******************************************* - AMAZING under the sea / sea creatures print of lots of seahorses, tropical fish, conch shells, star fish and more! See close up - made of cotton in brick red/rust red, other colors include metallic greenish gold, white, bark brown…

Bohemian 1960s Artistic Batik Screen Print Sun Dress / 1960s Dress / Cotton Dress / Ethnic Print / 50s Cotton Dress / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Box Pleat Skirt, Pleated Skirt, Ethnic Print, Cotton Dresses, Vintage Hawaiian, 1960s

Bohemian 1960s Artistic Batik Screen Print Sun Dress / 1960s Dress / Cotton Dress / Ethnic Print / 50s Cotton Dress / Small

"Jane Hunter" label - pictured. This person seems to have been on the same wavelength as Tina Leser, kind of that exotic, bohemian, ethnic vibe and hand printed artisan feel which I love!! But in a modern style, of course. S i z e : small measures 34" bust, 25" waist, free hips, as tied now measures 15" shoulder to waist seam and 25" waist seam to hem. I tried this on and it was comfortably snug on me and my waist is 26". ***************************** * I look for interesting, artistic…

EXOTIC Goddess Cotton Organdy and Damask New Look Dress / Dress / Dress / Sculptural Neckline / Small 1950s Party Dresses, Vintage Summer Dresses, 1940s Dresses, Vintage Outfits, New Look Dresses, Dressy Dresses, Casual Dresses For Women, 1950s Fashion, Vintage Fashion

EXOTIC Goddess 1950s Cotton Organdy and Damask New Look Dress | Etsy

No labels or tags and this dress is superbly made - the fabric is just incredible and it looks like new!! S i z e : small to extra small : 34" bust, 24-25" waist, free hips, 15 1/2" shoulder to natural waist, 30" natural waist to hem ************************** * this dress speaks to me, to me it says Tina Leser meets Claire McCardell - if you are a lover of Tina Leser exotic prints from faraway places and beautiful fabrics with interesting detail - you will love love love this dress * the…

1950s Cotton Sarong Style Halter Dress Hawaiian Style / 1950s Cotton Dress / 50s Dress / Wiggle Bombshell Vavoom Dress / Sm Med Vintage Summer Dresses, Vintage 1950s Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Sarong Skirt, Hourglass Dress, Hawaiian Dresses, Vintage Hawaiian, Wiggle Dress

1950s Cotton Sarong Style Halter Dress Hawaiian Style / 1950s | Etsy

No labels or tags found S i z e : small 35 to snug 36BC bust, 26" waist, 38" hips, 10 3/4" from top of bodice to waist, 30" waist seam to hem ************************* * perfect 50's summertime bombshell wiggle dress!! * cotton fabric with abstract swirls print in summer colors of blue turquoise green, light aqua and white * fitted, form fitting halter style with pleating at left hip creating a sarong skirt look with side swag * the bodice has a set of 3 diagonal pleats going from left side…

Rayon Novelty Print Dress / Dress / Rayon Dress / Swirl Print / Shirtwaist Style with Shirring / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, 1940s Dresses, Day Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Art Deco Dress, Thing 1, Fabric Covered Button, Sculptural Fashion

R e s e r v e d : layaway 1940s Rayon Novelty Print Dress

r e s e r v e d : l a y a w a y "Ken Sutherland Sportswear So. California Designs by Ruth" label (pictured) S i z e : 36" bust, 24" waist, 34-36" hips, 15" shoulder to waist seam, 29" waist seam to hem **************************** * great novelty print rayon day dress from the 1940's * bold black and teal or turquoise swirl print with a smaller background print of metallic gold on off white * blouse-y style bodice with self fabric covered buttons that fasten into self fabric loops…

Early Maurice Rentner/Bill Blass Organza Dress and Floral Coat Set / Dress / Coat / Dress and Coat / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Organza Dress, Silk Organza, Cotton Silk, Bill Blass, Vintage Couture

Early 1960s Maurice Rentner/Bill Blass Organza Dress and Floral Coat Set / 60s Dress / 60s Coat / 50s Dress and Coat / Small

Dress and coat each have a "Saks Fifth Avenue" label and the back of the belt is stamped/engraved "Maurice Rentner". Bill Blass was the head designer for Maurice Rentner in the early 1960s to late 1960s. This is a rare find! S i z e : small 36" bust, 26 to snug 27" waist, 37" hips, 15" shoulder to waist seam, 27" waist seam to hem. *************************** * the coat feels like a cotton blend maybe cotton silk, a medium weight floral print/weave that is quite beautiful. Lined in a…

Pretty Flirty! 1950s Cole of California Cotton Sun Dress with Bandeau Tie Top Bodice / 1950s Summer Dress / 50s Sun Dress / Small Vintage Summer Dresses, 50s Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, 50s Look, Hawaiian Dresses, Vintage Hawaiian, Fitted Bodice, Vintage Tops

Pretty Flirty 1950s Cole of California Cotton Sun Dress with | Etsy

"Cole of California" label S i z e : this is elasticized across the back so it is a little flexible on size, 34" to 36" bust, 25" to 28" waist (snug), free hips, 16" shoulder to waist, 29" waist to hem ********************************** * this is a lovely cotton voile fabric, not heavy but has just enough weight to hold it's shape and be light and airy * the strappy double straps yo see actually fasten with buttons * the tie you see in front is a long peice of fabric that goes around back…