Betty's Travels

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This silk original maxi dress is at least 50 years young and in excellent condition. Decadent silk so slinky it moves with you when worn to enhance YOU. The delicate detailing on the frilled hem a joy to behold. Fun, feminine and a joyous colour to boot - this unique dress is a timeless style winner!

Wear this maxi on its own in warmer months or, with the addition of merino under layers you can let this stunning piece take you through cooler months.

This dress will take you through the seasons in effortless chic with flats, strappy sandals or boots in winter!

Circa: 1940-1980
Source or Origin: Sri Lanka
Label/Brand: na

Fabric
: Silk
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*: OSFM
Fit: Can be drawn in or worn loose
Fixtures: Original

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

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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Still not sure? Just email us the details of this piece and your measurements, and we can check if it will fit before you purchase.

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Still not sure? We'll gladly hold this item for you for 24 hours while we provide measurements of this item on request. Don't miss out - email us today.