Friday, January 14, 2011

Lee Claire Cocktail Dress, 1958

I love bubble dresses, and everything about this one is perfection. The strapless black velvet bodice encircles the bosom like a sash. White point d'esprit dotted lace poufs out to form a delicious and fun party dress. It looks like one big polka-dot and I love it! Dress by Lee Claire sold for $90 in 1958 (about $681 in today's dollar.)

So, did you notice? Every post this week showcased polka-dots. I've gone dotty since I posted the Pierre Cardin purple polka dotted coat last Friday! I'll move on now.....promise!

5 comments:

puddin said...

Sooo sweet , but when you danced close to your partner, what happened??

Couture Allure Vintage Fashion said...

LOL! I guess you do the watusi!

Sheila said...

I adore the polka dot theme! Wonderful!

Lisa said...

Bubblicious. Love it!

Couture Allure Vintage Fashion said...

That's the perfect word for it Lisa! Sheila, it's funny, but I didn't notice all the dotty posts until I got to yesterday's Geoffrey Beene dress. Then I had to search out today's dress to complete the week!

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