As seen in Viva's Sunday Best, this dress is only 70 years young and in still in fantastic condition! The devil is in the details with this one - a perfect dress for winter.
Wear this lovely piece to the office, wedding or an evening outing for warmth chic style. The panel at the front, opens to reveal individually crafted lining to hold both its shape and yours.
Tailored and tight this is a piece for a classy lady.
Keep it elegant with minimal accoutrements and classic footwear.
Circa: 1940-1970 Source or Origin: Private Collection Label/Brand: na
Fabric: Wool Condition: Very good on all outer aspects. The dress was handmade by a creative designer and is unusually constructed. Some of the lining (red) is very damaged however none of it affects the wearing of the garment (see images below on model and mannequin) and the pictured area could be removed if desired without affecting dress construction. As pictured.
Modern Size Indicator*: 6 - 8 Measurement: Bust (pit to pit) 40 cm, Waist 30 cm, Hip 43 cm, Thigh 45 (Laid flat) Vintage Size Indicator: na
Fit: Tailored. Lining in two parts grey silk and red sheer. Fixture: 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.
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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