Deja Vu Vintage Finery

664 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone Number: 760-699-5365
Hours: Thursday-Monday 10AM-5PM
Closed: Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Deja Vu Vintage Finery is the premiere Vintage Clothing Destination in Palm Springs that features vintage fashions from the 50's, 60's 70's and the 80's. Read our blog to follow daily arrivals from vintage pieces from Dior, Valentino, Gucci, Courreges, Estevez, Lilly Pulitzer, Pucci, Alaia, Nina Ricci, Yves Saint Laurent, Oscar De La Renta, Galanos, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, and Chanel- look for daily postings about our arrivals.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Vintage 1950's Women's Full Length Beaded Gown

      This gorgeous beaded gown belonged to Pony Sherrell. She was mostly known for her singing career - in New York, Hollywood and Las Vegas. She also was a songwriter with 2 movies that she co-wrote music and lyrics for: "So this is Paris" and "The Second Greatest Sex". Her first husband was famous singer/songwriter Gene Austen, who wrote "My Blue Heaven". Her second husband was millionaire financier Jess Metcalf, one of the first investors in Hilton Hotels.

In the last photo she is on the far right (in the dress!). Photo taken at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills c.1963. The dress was purchased and custom made at the hotel shop.

  • 1950s Full length beaded gown
  • Fully lined & custom made
  • Deep Pleating near the front of the skirt
  • Was inherited by a Hollywood starlet, which was used in many of her performances & gigs.
  • materials: Silk & Hand beaded materials.
  • Side metal zipper available on left of dress
  • Authentic great vintage condition

Pony Sherrell (far right, in dress) Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills c.1963.

This Beautiful gown has been also used in our fashion shows and everyone who's seen it, becomes a fan of the detailed beaded and beauty of it. If you are interested in this gown, we have it listed on EBay available for sale. You can find the link below.



  1. I clicked on the link and end up on house coats and robes. Cannot find the dress anywhere on eBay

    1. Hi BB,

      Unfortunately that dress was sold on eBay already! I will update this post.

      here is an updated link with our current merchandise on sale via eBay:

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