About This Piece

This wedding suit started the happy and lifelong second marriage of a prominent Akron businesswoman, entrepreneur, and interior designer. The off white silk three piece features a cropped slim skirt, a high collared top, and a veiled headband. Hand embellishments of glass beading and rhinestones grace the trim of the top and the veil.

 

Styling This Piece

This unique vintage wedding ensemble comes with great marital karma. For non-bridal styling, try pairing the suit or just the top with modern pieces, sans veil.

 

The Fit

This piece is modeled on a size 00, This gown would be a likely perfect fit for a size 4. Please reference the flat measurements below.

 

Veil Band - 10"

 

Top

Bust - 18" (approx)

Shoulder 4"

Sleeve - 18.5"

 

Skirt

Waist - 11.5"

Length - 26.5"

 

The Condition

Extremely mild age spotting on the front and back of the skirt. Missing embellishment on the left rear trim of the top. Some structural wear around the collar. One broken hook and eye on the skirt. Storage discoloration to shoulder areas of the interior of the dress. Please reference the last photo for elements of condition.

 

About This Designer

“Bernetti was a manufacturer of beaded and decorated cocktail dresses and suits based in New York starting in the early 1950s. By the early 1960s, Bernetti began to focus more on full length formal evening gowns, still decorated with lavish beading.” – Vintage Fashion Guild

 

1960's Bernetti New York Wedding Suit

$350.00Price