This coveted New Zealand Designer Chris Leonard vintage original silk dress is at least 70 years young and in excellent condition.
The immaculate design of a vintage garment like this both flatters the body and provides beautiful elegance. This unique piece will always look great with minimal effort. Change the look easily with your own styling. Be bold, brave or subtle and this dress will always generate winning and envious looks.
Pair with your favourite footwear, add Painted Bird Accessories and this look is ready to take on the world!
Circa: 1940-1970 Source or Origin: Private Collection Label/Brand: Chris Leonard NZ Fabric: Silk Condition: Excellent
Modern Size Indicator*: 8 - 10 Fit: Fitted at bust and waist
Other Features: Original fixtures and belt
DESIGNER INFORMATION:Chris Leonard can be found in New Zealand Fashion Museum / Vintage Fashion Guild.
Our vintage items are rated as follows:
Excellent: Near-or new quality, with no noted flaws often in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock)
Very Good:May have some minor issue, as noted
Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or do not detract from the garment when worn
Rescue: Flaws as described which may or may not detract when worn in most cases possibility of repair
We estimate sizes as current or, 'modern' sizing rather than vintage sizing as eras do vary.
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