Australian Stories Dress

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This original cotton retro dress is at least 30 years young and in fantastic condition. From our Stylists Collection, we know this dress featured on wardrobe repeat through the 80s and 90s! Purchased originally in Surfers Paradise, it is and always will be a classic shift shape made with quality cotton. We all know the simple wiggle shift style never goes out of fashion.

This dress is sure to be a wardrobe winner for you too! Try paired with your favourite footwear in summer as well as some warm layering and boots over cooler months!

Circa: 1940-1990
Label/Brand: Kookee Designs
Source or Origin: Private Collection - Stylists Collection

Fabric: Cotton
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*: 10 - 12
Measurement: Bust 40 cm, Waist 32 cm, Hip 48 cm (laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 10

Fit: Tailored Fit
Fixture: Original 

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. Please note the colour variation we believe the colour swatch to be the most accurate representation.

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 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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