1950s 1957 documented COLE OF CALIFORNIA halter dress xs | new spring
m i n t : pristine with no signs of wear- possibly deadstock
e x c e l l e n t : signs of normal wear and age- no obvious flaws
v e r y g o o d : noted minor flaws that may have been already repaired - very wearable
g o o d : many noted minor flaws and/or mends -wearable
f a i r : numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable
Darling 1950's Cole of California cotton chintz dress in the prettiest green smudgey floral print! Cross over bodice, fitted waist and full circle skirt. Straps button at the back and can be tied, criss crossed or left as straps. Pullover style with elasticized back. Bustline has an inner bra with boning.
Copy on the 1957 newspaper ad reads "Cole of California Dramatizes the Sun Dress. Fashion for the sun, designed in the land of the sun-newly elegant in unusual and beautiful prints. See here four variations of the new Cole sun dress, with such features as built in bras and back shirring for superb fit. Indispensable fashion for southern cruising now, summer vacationing later. Subtle flower prints on cotton fashion this style with soft crossover top. $22.95"
Brand: Cole of California
Size on tag: none
Fits like: xs
Condition: Excellent Vintage
Bust (underarm seam) : 28" -34"
Waist: 23" -26"
Total length: 41.5"