Blanes Faux Silk sleeveless Cocktail Dress with Cornelli style embroidered crossover detail at front. This dress has never been worn and is still tagged with its original labels.  


Blanes of London couture house pieces are rare and highly sought after genuine 40s/50s (and early 60s) vintage - collectible items.

Blanes Faux Silk Blue Cocktail Dress (with Tags)

  • This is an immaculate, unworn beautiful example of a Blanes dress.  The beautifully cut design features a crossover which has been embroidered with self colored ribbon. 

    Blanes was known for its use of innovative fabrics long before even the French couture houses and the tag on this dress  (see photo) shows that it is Silk Glow, a Faux Silk fabric. 

    In addition to this, the dress features internal tags to keep lingerie in place.

    This vintage dress is unworn with original tags.

    Garment Measurements (on the flat):

    Bust: 53cm

    Waist: 39cm

    Hip: 49cm

    Shoulder: 5cm

    Underarm to Hem: 84cm

    Waist to Hem:  65cm

    Shoulder to Hem: 105cm


    About the Label:  Blanes of London was a small couture house in London, these small couture houses appeared after the war, with the return of prosperity in the later 40s.

    It went out of business in the early 60s due to the popularity of high street fashion.