It's December and the holidays party season has arrived. What will you be wearing this year? Here are some pretty party dresses from a 1957 issue of Seventeen magazine.
White sheer nylon strapless dress accented with gold sequins at the bust. Maker unknown as the ad is for Dupont nylon. Isn't it pretty, though?
Left: Carole King dress has a black silk organza bodice with a flared silk and lurex skirt that was available in silver, blue, pink, or aqua with black stripes. Sold for $25.00 in 1957 (about $190.00 in today's dollar).
Right: Carole King dress with a black crepe bodice and cotton/silk print skirt in white, pink, or blue with black and gold. Sold for $25.00 in 1957 (about $190.00 in today's dollar).
Two strapless beauties by Dansant Originals. Both were available in white, pink, blue, aqua and red, and both sold for $50.00 in 1957 (about $379.00 in today's dollar).
Left: Taffeta drop waist strapless dress with rhinestone sprinkled lace at bust and hip.
Right: Layer upon layer of sheer nylon ruffles accented with iridescent braid.
Left: Shirley Lee sheer nylon chiffon layered over matching taffeta in coral rose, beige, black, or blue. Sold for $15.00 in 1957 (about $114.00 in today's dollar).
Right: Shirley Lee cotton/acetate brocade in yellow, antique white, pink or blue. Sold for $13.00 in 1957 (about $99.00 in today's dollar).