Vintage 1950s Dress Pattern Modes Royale 965 Size 12 Bust 30 French Design

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Drop dead, sexy, gorgeous cocktail dress with open neckline, horse shoe collar, and a fabulous gather that goes down the front and over to the top of the hip. Time to eschew the ubiquitous strapless mermaid wedding dress!

I've looked everywhere that I could, and asked my colleagues, and no one has ever seen this pattern before. It's RARE. Modes Royale patterns were the top of the line -- sold only in the BEST department stores, and at $2 each, they were expensive then. Mom must have spent all the egg money on this one! But, during the 1950s at least, you were assured of an actual French design! Ooo-la-la !!!

The pattern is a pre-cut style, and has been used once by my mother. It is *not* a reproduction or pdf file. It is the real McCoy, complete with instructions and the original envelope. The envelope shows wear and because it is 8 1/2 x 11", was folded over. A wee bit of the original cellophane window remains.

For size 12..............bust 30" / waist 25.5" / hips 33"
Not your size? No problem! Check here for instructions on how to resize patterns!
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4pI6G5ayoj5TmdZWG53d1h3TUk/edit

From the Spring - Summer 1951 collection.

Model in illustration is wearing this, naturally:
https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/172403835/unopened-1940s-worth-requete-eau-de

For a later, American version -- it always take awhile to cross the Atlantic -- see this one:
https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/171514819/vintage-1950s-cocktail-dress-rare-uncut


Check out my other sewing and pattern related items!
Sewing patterns before 1950 as well as re-enactments and costume patterns are here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RebeccasVintageSalon?section_id=11513077

Sewing patterns for 1950 to the present are here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RebeccasVintageSalon?section_id=7446472

Patterns for men or children are here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RebeccasVintageSalon?section_id=15084759

Knitting and crochet patterns are here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RebeccasVintageSalon?section_id=10457962

Fabrics, sewing machine accessories, kits, and other handwork-related goodies are here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RebeccasVintageSalon?section_id=7465552

And if you still don't see what you're looking for, just convo me -- I have heaps more not yet listed! :-)



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