Oh my goodness the dress with all the roses on it puts me in mind of a dress my mother used to ware that patterned exactly like it. I don't remember if it had roses but I think it did. All I do remember is it was red and the exact same pattern. Now I wonder if it was a Sayde dress. If can find a picture of my mother in that dress I will e-mail it.
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I'm glad you all liked this piece. It's just so important to document these 20th century dressmakers while the information is still available!
I actually found a 1950s Jerry Gilden dress this weekend, and I'll post photos of it later. It's a very nice frock!
What an interesting and in depth piece on Jerry Gilden. I especially enjoyed learning about Sayde and her successful rise to the top in her field. And thank you so much for featuring a Gilden dress from the shop. :)
Thank you so much for shedding some light on this company. I have always admired Jerry Gilden dresses. Knowing the background story about the wonderful lady who had such a keen sense of style makes it all so much more interesting. It's always nice to know about what goes on behind the scenes. I will appreciate their dresses all the more after reading your blog.