1940s True Glamour Frank Starr Gorgeous Black Velvet Strapless Gown with Off The Shoulder Lace Straps-XS


SALE! WAS $125 NOW $100

I am so pleased to offer this stunning Frank Starr black velvet gown!

Circa 1940’s, this lovely gown is made out of soft black velvet with a slightly gathered bust, a sturdy lace that comes up above the bodice and held by boning, off the shoulder sturdy lace straps, long draping skirt, and a back metal zipper with hook closure on top.

This is a true hollywood glamour gown!


Frank Starr Original Fabric by Crompton


There are a few shine spots in the velvet and in the front center of the bodice there shows a little sign of wear. The velvet is very soft, and the dress has been cleaned and is ready for wear :) The zipper is original to the dress but seems to be finicky and gets stuck but then will work. I've thought about replacing it but have not done so since it does still sort of work. I've lowered the price of the dress due to this issue.


Bust: 33”
Waist: 24”
Hip: 40”
Length: 52.5” (10.5” from top of the velvet bodice to waistline/42” from waist to hem)
Sweep: 216”

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