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(Left) Cocktail dress by Victor Steibel, late 1950’s London - Bust is 86cm/34in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.
(Right) Evening dress by Miss Ford, ca 1957 London - Bust is 86cm/34in, waist is 61cm/24in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.
Miss Ford was a little known designer who designed clothing for Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret throughout their early lives.
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(Left) Cocktail dress by Victor Steibel, late 1950’s London - Bust is 86cm/34in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.

(Right) Evening dress by Miss Ford, ca 1957 London - Bust is 86cm/34in, waist is 61cm/24in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.

Miss Ford was a little known designer who designed clothing for Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret throughout their early lives.

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Ballgown by Harald, 1955-58 London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 66cm/26in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US with a small waist.
(Below) Ballgown by Harald, 1950’s London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 71cm/28in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US.
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Ballgown by Harald, 1955-58 London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 66cm/26in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US with a small waist.

(Below) Ballgown by Harald, 1950’s London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 71cm/28in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US.

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(Left) Cocktail dress by Rahvis, mid-1950’s UK
(Right) Day dress, 1950’s? - Bust is 86cm/34in, waist is 56cm/22in, about a size 8 UK/4 US with a very small waist.
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(Left) Cocktail dress by Rahvis, mid-1950’s UK

(Right) Day dress, 1950’s? - Bust is 86cm/34in, waist is 56cm/22in, about a size 8 UK/4 US with a very small waist.

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Evening dress by Rahvis, mid-1950’s UK
Bust is 92cm/36in, waist is 61cm/24in, about a size 12 UK/8 US with a very small waist.
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Evening dress by Rahvis, mid-1950’s UK

Bust is 92cm/36in, waist is 61cm/24in, about a size 12 UK/8 US with a very small waist.

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Cocktail dress by Rahvis, mid-1950’s UK
Bust is 86cm/34in, waist (which is boned) is 61cm/24in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.
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Cocktail dress by Rahvis, mid-1950’s UK

Bust is 86cm/34in, waist (which is boned) is 61cm/24in, about a size 8 UK/4 US.

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(Left) Dress, 1960’s
(Right) Prom dress, 1950’s
The lot also contains a mid-1950’s evening dress by Thea Porter, a black prom dress from the 1950’s and two evening coats.
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(Left) Dress, 1960’s

(Right) Prom dress, 1950’s

The lot also contains a mid-1950’s evening dress by Thea Porter, a black prom dress from the 1950’s and two evening coats.

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shoesofhistory:

(via The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Shoes (Pumps))
Dresses, 1956 Australia, Australian Home Journal

Dresses, 1956 Australia, Australian Home Journal

Cocktail dress by Cristobal Balenciaga, ca 1955 Paris, KCI
This seems a little fancy to be a cocktail dress imho

Cocktail dress by Cristobal Balenciaga, ca 1955 Paris, KCI

This seems a little fancy to be a cocktail dress imho

Evening dress by Morton Digby, 1956 England (London)
Evening dress, ca 1955, Tirelli Costumi

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