Vintage 60s Alfred Shaheen Silk Strappy Floral Dress -
From Hawaii's celebrated designer, Alfred Shaheen, comes this lush, fiery vintage silk 1960's dress. It's a rich floral in golden yellow, flame orange and deep orangey red with tan accents.
The silhouette is darling. The wide, cummerbund style waist is accented with a panel of folded, ruched silk. The bust is delicately pleated and very form fitting. This lovely bodice gives way to a voluminous gathered full skirt. We've shown it with a crinoline for maximum pouf, but it's mighty dramatic without one, too. The back is killer. It's ruched tightly through the bodice and decorated with two flat self-fabric bows. This silk is so airy and soft, too. The dress closes in the back with a long metal zipper. It's lined in ivory colored acetate.
Certainly collectible, undoubtedly adorable and truly exceptional--we're very pleased to offer this fabulous designer dress from the '60s. It's a Lucitebox favorite.
Very Good. There are three photos which show small wear to the silk that is located at the underarm area. These could be repaired. The pin in the photos is a 1" safety pin. The straps are re-sewn to the dress in the back in an amateur manner which could also be remedied. Other than that, the dress is free of stains, holes and odors.
Alfred Shaheen, Honolulu-- and store label from Charles F. Berg, Portland.
Oranges, deep reddish orange, brown, yellow--fiery and autumnal. Fabric:
Silk lined in acetate. Fabric Notes:
Crinoline is not included.
Bust = 34 "
Waist = 26 "
Hip = 60 "
Shoulder to Waist = from center top of strap (at the shoulder) to wai "
Length = center back to hem: 34. Center of strap to hem: 44 "