Beaded Drop Waist Gown


Regal long beaded dress by Creative Creations. Beautifully embellished gown features an ornate beaded high neck collar and sleeves with padded, puffed shoulders. Bugle beads, seed beads, sequins, gold balls, and pearlized rounds cover the entire outer layer of this statement piece, forming bursts, stripes, and curved flourishes that bring an elephant's good fortune to any look. A cummerbund-style draped dropped waist is accented with striped rows of beads for a flattering fit, with a plunging back finished with a row of covered shank buttons. A side slit keeps the look from becoming too heavy, breaking up that beading with a little leg. Dress can also be worn with the v in the front for a flattering plunging neckline. Perfect for any formal event or red carpet, we'd actually wear this gown to our own Egyptian-revival art deco wedding. A little something blue and some built-in bling on creamy silk chiffon, we'd finish with a beaded headpiece, satin ivory heels, and beaded silk pouch. Cream, gold, turquoise, lavender pearl.

-Condition: Very Good Used Condition
*Few beads missing at bottom front skirt hem (pictured); appears to have been stepped on, easily repairable. Stitching at top of slit is slightly loose (pictured); needs a few reinforcement stitches, easily repairable.
-Estimated Size: 8
-Material: 100% Silk, 100% Rayon lining
-Made In India

-Bust: 36"
-Waist: 29"
-Hip: 37"
-Length (from Center Front to Top Waistband): 16"
-Length (from Bottom Waistband to Hem): 34"
-Waistband (Center Front): 9"
-Slit: 15"

*The dress pictured has been clipped at the waist to fit the mannequin. Please refer to measurements for accurate size info.


Please note that garment specs are the total measurement in inches, taken flat from the outside face unless noted otherwise. Please be sure to leave enough allowance for ease of movement and comfort, especially when considering the fit of a lined jacket or coat. We recommend comparing against measurements of clothing with which you are familiar with the fit. Check out these this great tutorial if you are unsure how to measure your garments: Illustrated Measuring Guide

Please read all descriptions and measurements, and purchase carefully. Due to the unique nature of vintage items, all sales are final. 



Bent Knee Mannequin
-Size: 4
-Bust: 33.5"
-Waist: 25.5"
-Hip: 35"
-Inseam (to ankle): 32"


Extended Leg Mannequin
-Size: 2
-Bust: 31"
-Waist: 25"
-Hip: 34"
-Inseam (to ankle): 33"

COVID-19 Shipping Updates

as of 10/29/2020


In light of the current carrier service interruptions due to COVID-19, we have updated our shipping policies. For domestic orders we are offering a $5 flat rate shipping promotion, in addition to UPS ground and expedited services for an additional cost We have upgraded all international orders to ship via UPS or DHL at your preference.
Orders are carefully packed, processed, and prepared for shipment within 1 business day of receiving your order.
- Recess is not responsible for incurred customs fees or packages lost in the mail. Please contact us at within 14 days of your purchase date with any issues or inquiries regarding your delivery.



USPS: Some USPS post offices are closed, and some mail classes have extended their expected delivery times, and many countries have suspended service:
-Priority Mail two-day service is now 3 days.
-Priority Mail three-day service is now 4 days.

UPS: UPS is experiencing service disruptions in certain countries. As of October 2, 2020, the UPS service guarantee is suspended for all US-origin shipments (domestic and international) at any service level. There are delays in USPS mail and package deliveries to and from certain countries.
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DHL: As of October 28, 2020, DHL Express is adding an Emergency Situation Surcharge to most shipments.
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We will be offering local curbside pickup for purchases made online starting June 17, 2020. Customers who have selected curbside pickup will be notified when the item is ready for same-day pickup during business hours. Please call upon arrival so we can bring your purchase out to you.

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