This one-of-a-kind and classic vintage 1950s black dress designed by James Galanos is a C. Madeleine's online exclusive. This gorgeous collector's piece is a taffeta wrap dress with an open front for ease of wear which closes asymmetrically with hook and eye fasteners from neckline to hip, adorned with bows. The tailored bodice has darts for bust allowance, short sleeves and a rounded peter pan collar. Its' fitted waist is accentuated by precise knife pleating and a voluminous skirt, including a detachable tulle crinoline underskirt for added flounce. The bodice has lining for structure. Revive old Hollywood glamour in this Galanos masterpiece, labeled Galanos Originals, Beverly Hills.