Sour Sweets Dress

Regular price $149.00 Sale price $139.00 Save $10.00
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This timeless, original 50-year-old terry type fabric vintage dress is in great condition. Its flattering 'V' neck and thoughtful tailoring detail at the shoulders highlights the exceptional craftsmanship and stylish design.

Perfect for any season, this piece can be worn alone or layered with a jacket. Its classic style and taste come through in its elegant simplicity.

Easy to wash and wear it's a piece for the long haul. This dress looks great with flats or boots in any season!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
: Private Collection NZ
Label: My Latest Lesley Fay

Fabric: Easy Care (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic/Acetate) Cotton blend
Condition: Very good commensurate with age and love. Small area/s of concern (as shown) however does not detract from wearing and may be repaired

Modern Size Indicator*:
 6 - 8
Measurement: Bust 40 cmWaist 32 cm, Hip 48 cm (Laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 10

Fit: Tailored 
Fixture: Original

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. 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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