vintage 1950s dress / vintage 50s party dress / rose print 50s cocktail dress
Pierre Balmain Haute Couture 1950s party dress. Fitted bodice with shoulder straps, vertically shirred and gathered bust. Waist constructed from patches of fabric to isolate the brighter pink of the motif, black velvet bow at the center, full skirt springing from the waistline in a pink and green rose" print on cream silk crepe de chine. Supported by several layers of acetate and tulle crinolines, the bodice fully structured with light boning and shaped with lingerie-style wiring and belting.