You have 0 items in your bag.

You have no items in your bag.

Continue Shopping

Great Unknown

Red & gold lurex dress, circa 1960

Add to Wish list

Discover More

Perfect for events throughout the winter party season, this dress is fun and festive! Constructed in red and ivory brocade, shot through with metallic gold thread, the fabric shimmers in the light. The dress skims the body, accentuating the silhouette with a peplum on the hips trimmed in ivory mink. A bow to the bust is the finishing touch on this fabulous piece!


  • Constructed in red and ivory brocade with gold Lurex
  • Ivory mink fur trim and bow detail to front
  • Double zip fastening to rear
  • Very good condition with some signs of wear to one shoulder and has the original lining and fastenings
  • Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
  • Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
  • All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece


  • Bust: 84
  • Waist: 80cm
  • Hip: 100cm
  • Length: 138cm
  • We estimate this piece to be a UK size M
  • We have been as accurate as possible with the measurements provided, however please note that as vintage clothing does not follow modern standardised sizing we have created a size guide for reference. If you have any questions regarding sizing please use the 'Need Help? Contact Us' tab above


Back to shop

Need help? Contact Us.

We would be happy to answer any other questions you may have. Please fill out the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible. Alternatively you can call us on (+44)2074077781 or email us at

Please note that our business hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm (GMT) Monday to Friday

Need help? Contact Us.

* Required Fields

Back to details

How to ensure the perfect fit



From shoulder tip to shoulder tip.


The fullest part of your bustline.


From the outside of the shoulder to the cuff.


Your body’s natural waistline at its slimmest point, just above the navel.

5. HIP

Measure around the point of your hips at the top of the legs. This will be approximately nine inches below your natural waistline.


The distance from the top of your inner thigh to the ankle.


Lengths are taken from the highest point of the garment (the shoulder or the neckline) to the hem.