Reserved for Emily 1950s 50s Vintage Inspired Wedding Formal Cocktail Retro Party Mad Men Sexy Barbie Swing Crinoline Dress made to order

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This retro vintage inspired, 1950s bombshell Barbie swing dress will be custom handmade to fit your measurements. The luxurious 50s retro reproduction dress has waves of movement. It sways back and forth over the crinoline. Swing dresses were popular during the Hollywood years of iconic star Marilyn Monroe. It has been said the designer Edith Head created the swing dresses of 50s. The dress is period correct with the fitted bodice, full 360 degree circular skirt. Very similar to the feminine dresses of Mad Men sitcom. Note the very feminine waist slimming one inch belt.

The dress can be worn for weddings, formals, cocktails ,party ,dinner ,socials, 50s events, prom, dance , socials, romantic evenings, and more. All eyes will be on you. This dress can be made in over 30 colors.

The dress is custom made to your measurements and size. I am showing the baby blue silk satin brocade in the photos. The dress can be made in white black red pink and blue, and over 30 colors. Contact me to discuss the color your color preference. the rose brocade fabric is fabulous in any color.

Dress zipper is at your side, or the back center, your choice. The back neckline falls just above the bra lines. the front neckline falls 3 to 4 inches below front neck base.The dress is fully lined, bodice and skirt in matching color lining. A 50s style crinoline adds fluff to the dress. The dress fabric behaves like crepe de chine, and has a rich luxurious flowing attitude. A quarter inch narrow 50s hem adds the finishing touch.

This dress and crinoline are both made to order, and made to your measurements. Please see measurements chart below. OR please convo message me with your dress size and measurements. Please allow 12 to 15 business days for custom making this feminine flirting beauty, just to fit your size and measurements. I must absolutely have your measures within 3 days after you order. measure, please let me know.

Dress comes with an extra full cinoline to fluff it out. The crinoline is not attached to the dress. The crinoline is custom made to match the dress, and is custom constructed to fall 1 to 2 inches shorter than your dress.Crinolines can be 24,25, 26 27,,28,29,30,31,and 32 inches long. Crinoline will be made in white black red blue or pink, your choice.

Measurements needed to custom make this unforgettable dress are listed below.
1.overbust (fullest part of bust with bra on)
2.underbust (around ribcage)
4.waist to hemline.... where do you want the hemline to rest? below the knee? Calf length ? Tea length ?
5. shoulder to shoulder width( from shoulder bone to shoulder bone)
6. front mid shoulder over bust to waist (I will send a photo to help with this one)
7. height how tall
8. back neck to waist (I will send a photo of this one)
9. around biceps upper arm
10. dress size

Cultured pearl necklace is for inspiration only, and is not included.

The faster you email your dress size or measurements to me, the faster I can construct and ship your beautiful dress.

International buyers, please note that customs fees might be required in your country. Customs fees are the responsibility of the buyer.

All of my creations are made in a smoke free environment.

I ship US Postal Service domestic and international. I can also ship UPS,FedEx,DHL. Please contact me with your questions.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

5-6 weeks

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

Showbelles is a true handmade shop. Items are not outsourced to an outside company. Please be advised that custom items, made to fit your size apparel, are non-returnable. Be sure to have accurate measurements. If you need help with measuring , I will send you a measuring doll sketch. The doll sketch will show you exactly how and where to measure.

I began marketing made to fit custom items on Ebay in 2005. I have over 1000 positive 100% ebay feedbacks. With proper accurate measurements, I can build orders for women,men and children over dress forms set to your size and measurements. The key to getting a good fitting custom item is sending the correct measurements. Let me know if you have questions. Thanks for shopping at Showbelles.

Sizing details

Showbelles items are all custom made, and made to order. All listings have the needed measurements in the descriptions. Please see the list below for sizing.

1. I make all sizes from 34 bust to 52 bust for women.
2. For men, I make all sizes from 38 shoulders to 52 shoulders.
3. I can also make childrens' sizes from a size 7/8 and higher.

Let me know if you have more questions about sizing. Convo me through etsy convo. Thank you for shopping at Showbelles on etsy.

Care instructions

Some of my custom items are washable in cold water with biodegrable detergents like Woolite. some of my custom items need dry cleaning.
1. Any item made from pure silk will need dry cleaning.
2. For polyester and poly blends, I highly recommend dry cleaning for holding the crisp new look. some polyester garments can be cool water hand washed. No dryers. Lay flat to dry. Very warm iron.
3.Cotton and cotton blends can be handwashed cold water. Cool dryer or tumble dry on very low heat setting. I highly recommend dry cleaning because all of my custom items are special occasion.

Each listing will include the care instructions for each item. Let me know if you have questions. Convo me. Thanks for shopping with showbelles on etsy today.

Wholesale availability

When I began selling my custom creations online, I kept the costs down to a minimum, without sacrificing quality, and service. Over a short period of time, several Showbelles buyers recognized they were simply getting high quality, a great value, stellar service, all at a reasonable price.

How? I managed to keep my overhead costs down very low. My items and offerings are reasonably priced. I can offer reasonable discounts for qualified orders. Convo me to discuss a discount for a qualified order.

A business guru once stated that it is rare to get extremely low prices, high quality, and great service all in one transaction. Thanks for shopping at Showbelles on etsy today.

Gift wrapping and packaging

If you need gift wrapping services, please let me know. I do not charge extra for gift wrapping. If you are purchasing a gift item, please have the giftee to contact me regarding accurate measurements. You can also purchase an etsy gift card, and allow that special person or loved one to select the item(s) of their choice. Thanks for shopping with showbelles on etsy today.