Welcome to Silver Screen Loungerie! - The online mecca for vintage lingerie aficionados. This is where sirens & stars, sex-pots & pin-ups, bombshells & brides, divas & kittens, it-girls & party girls, femme fatales & pop princesses, goddesses & glamour queens, vixens & vamps, ladies & lasses, starlets & harlots, and Über fashionistas shop for the vintage lingerie of their dreams.
Silver Screen Loungerie offers vintage lingerie items of the highest quality. While we occasionally find a “new/old stock” piece, most of our items have been gently worn by a previous or original owner. By definition, “vintage” means “old”, and we take great care in restoring these pieces, as much as possible, to their original beauty.
This marvelous silk night dress dates from the mid-1920s, and is one of the most unique flapper era silks in Richard’s amazing collection! We have listed this beauty in both the “Flapper Frillies” and “Richard’s Collection” departments.
For a silk lingerie piece that was made almost 100 years ago, we are amazed to find this gown looking almost as if it were made just yesterday! The silk crepe-de-chine fabric is among the best we’ve seen and felt from any era. The pleated areas are so suggestive of the tight pleating found in Mariano Fortuny’s expensive ‘Delphos’ gowns.
This is a “straight-cut” night dress that is designed to hang straight from the shoulders. There is no waist seam, and there is no belt. As modeled by Gloria, the gown falls to her mid-calf area. Given the stretchy pleats and the very-deep armholes, the gown should be a wonderful fit for anyone who wears 36s to 40s. Beautiful French lace adorns the front and back necklines, and the tiny French seams are concealed in the side-back pleats. The mint condition of the gown is amazing… considering the age of this gown.
We offer this beauty as a wonderful boudoir dress… a dress to “swan about” in! It is ready to wear and fit for today’s Star – YOU – the Leading Star of your Life!