About This Piece
Embellishment like no other- this Seaton Enterprises Ltd. Column gown features a peter pan collar, faux placket, and cuffs encrusted with textured faux pearls, glass beads, and metal-set rhinestones. This heavy, high quality, hand embellishment contrasts the off white fabric and attached bow-belt.
Styling This Piece
This piece functions well in a modern setting as a demure silhouette with incredible embellishment. Cropping this gown would create a modern cocktail dress and improve the appearance condition of the front of the piece and is the recommended styling choice. This piece includes a cropping credit with Chicologie’s preferred seamstress, Alterations by Lois of Akron.
This piece is marked as a size 10, modeled on a size 00, This gown would be a likely perfect fit for a size 4. Please reference the measurements below.
Bust - 16.5"
Shoulder - 6"
Sleeve - 23"
Waist - 13"
Mild age spotting on the front and back of the skirt. Spotting and discoloration on the right sleeve. One broken hook and eye on the belt. Slight scent of age. Storage discoloration to shoulder areas of the interior of the dress. Age spots on the front, back, and right sleeve. Please reference the last five photos for elements of condition.
About This Designer
Seaton Enterprises Ltd. is an obscure vintage formal wear label known for unique, over the top hand embellishments. This piece was sold by Charlotte’s West of Akron, an upscale women’s boutique founded by Matthew Margolis in 1954. The boutique was regarded as the supreme store in Akron.