Vintage Ball Gowns


Ball Gown, 1959-1960 (Bob Bugnand), Strapless gray silk chiffon and satin “lampshade” gown. Chiffon twisted around upper body, lightly tucked at waist, then twisted again to bottom. Satin band around bustline finished with self-fabric bow on left. Knee-length hem finished with stiffened band of satin with self-fabric bow on right. Skirt is wired-out. Machine and hand sewn.