The Lydia Gown


The Lydia Gown


This 1950’s lace gown was found while antique shopping in Northern California. It’s delicate lace pattern, cap sleeves, full skirt and multitude of covered buttons down the back makes it the quintessential 1950s gown. After purchase, a seamstress specializing in vintage clothing restored the gown to preserve the authenticity of the design. She removed a section of torn lace fabric from the hem, but salvaged the design, returning the original lace to a revised lower skirt area.

At 1907 Bridal, we painstakingly restore all of our genuine antique items as closely as possible to original condition, while still honoring the historic nature of the piece. We’ve taken the work out of vintage for you by repairing the material, renovating the craftsmanship and providing you a piece as good as new, but with a genuine vintage history. On our products, stains, tears, cracks and other wear-and-tear common in vintage pieces have been fixed or minimized by professional tradesmen specializing in vintage, historic and antique restoration. However, certain “patina” is left when it lends to the character and design of the piece, or when removing it will compromise the integrity of the item. 

• 1950’s (estimated)

• Silhouette: Ball Gown
• Neckline: Boat, scalloped 
• Sleeve: Cap
• Waist: V-waist
• Closure: Back, Covered Buttons
• Train: None
• Embellishment: Vintage Lace
• Fabric: Lace, tulle, satin

• Size 0/2 (extra small)
• Model in photo is 5'4" & fit her comfortably
• Bust: 33”
• Waist: 26”
• Shoulders (back): 14”
• Armhole: 15 ¾”
• Shoulder to Hem: 60”
• Shoulder to Waist: 15 ½”
• Waistline to Hem: 45”

This item is an authentic vintage piece from the era listed. It is one of a kind and has been lovingly restored as closely as possible to its original condition. This item is ready to wear. 

All gowns purchased from 1907 Bridal come on a beautiful wooden hanger and in a breathable and durable acid-free bag that will prevent yellowing, preserve freshness and prolong fabric life. Additionally, all gowns are lovingly and carefully packaged using archival quality acid-free tissue paper to preserve the shape and delicacy of the authentic vintage piece.

1907 Bridal is not responsible for lost or damaged packages during shipping. This item is shipped via insured UPS with signature confirmation.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL – SO PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS PRIOR TO PURCHASING! Please see our shop policies for additional information. 

**This listing is for the gown only. All other items in the photo are sold separately or used as props.**

Photographer: Allie Lindsay Photography
Hat: 1907 Bridal
Stylist: 2 Love Bird Events

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