Chili Shine Dress

Regular price $189.00 Sale price $169.00 Save $20.00
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This vintage original is at least 50 years young and in great condition. The lurex in this fabulosity brings a timeless shine that sings 'entrance' when you walk in a room!

An easy to wear and a flattering shape, this dress is suitable for both the warmer or cooler months. Enhance your look further with metallic footwear! The 'v' of the neck is ultimately flattering to any wearer. Classic style and taste are apparent here. Consider adding a fur or faux fur collar for a fun uniquely YOU look. Up the ante for an event or just to wow your friends with this beautiful dress in a colour so divine.

Easy to wash and wear with care - it's a piece for the long haul. Get yourself 'best dressed'!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
: Private Collection AU
Label: Marti of Melbourne

Fabric: Easy Care (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic/Acetate) lurex blend
Condition: Very good commensurate with age and love. Some small areas of concern as pictured however it does not detract from wearing.

Modern Size Indicator*:
 14 - 16
Measurement: Available on request
Vintage Size Indicator: 18

Fit: Tailored
Fixture: Original

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. Additional items pictured not included in sale and are for illustrative purposes only. Colors may display differently on various devices.

Our vintage items are rated as follows:
  • Excellent: Near or near to new quality, with no noted flaws and may often be presented in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock) all commensurate with age and love
  • Very Good: May have some minor issue, as seen or noted
  • Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or may 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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