Anne Fogarty Dress mid-50s classic
Known for her understated ladylike designs, Anne Fogarty is an American fashion icon. This Anne Fogarty dress demonstrates the features that she is most well-known for. Easy to wear, practical and casual fabrications.
Dior elegance pervaded fashion during the 50s. However, the price of such fashion was inaccessible to most women. Fogarty brought high designer elegance to the everyday woman.
The full skirt expresses the iconic Dior look. This dress stands out with a voluminous skirt which is pleated around the waist and in the back. Nifty and easy pockets hide along the hips. In addition the fitted bodice represents Dior with tailored perfection. Five buttons secure the top. Six buttons run down the front placket of the skirt.
Most noteworthy the couture features on the cuffs, seams and pleating detail the dress with upscale accents. For example, buttons detail the sleeve cuffs. From the label, the dress dates to mid-50s. It is shown worn over jeans -a contemporary spin-off.
The dress measures 36″ bust, 26″ waist and 40″ hips. The full length of dress measures 43″ from shoulder to hem. The raglan sleeves measure 19″ from armhole to cuff. The shoulder width measures 15″. The model is a modern 2-4P