Tuesday, January 25, 2011

1950's Pink Striped Shirtwaist Dress: Lucy Would Love

You Will Adore Metro Retro Vintage on Etsy
I can't wait for Spring so I can wear this delicious pink striped Shirtwaist dress, I spotted on Metro Retro Vintage

Here is what Metro Retro Vintage says about the dress they are featuring description below if from their website.

50's Lucy Style Shirtwaist Dress

Such a fab combination of colors makes up this adorable vintage early 50's Lucy style rockabilly shirtwaist dress with multi-colored stripes and pink accents.

The swingy dress almost has a two toned waitress look, and comprised of a cotton fabric with thin vertical stripes in lavender pink, teal blue, pale gray and charcoal, with pink collar and pink sleeve cuffs.

It has rolled cap style sleeves, v-neckline with shirt style collar that have tabs, fitted bodice, hidden metal side zipper, two woven string belt loops (no belt) and full pleated shirt.

Wonderful condition – with colors still vibrant and dress intact.

Please note measurements as follow and be sure to allow for ease.

Bust – 34 inches
Waist – 23 inches
Hips – Open
Length – 38 inches

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Society of Professional Journalists

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