This original Sambo shift style dress is a beautiful soft jersey however, it is a 'Wounded Bird' with a number of areas that will need your help. Cover the wee holes with sequins of the same colours making this wonderful piece even more unique but ultimately ... you.
The shape and easy style of this piece will have you elegant for work and comfortable at play. Pair with your favourite footwear for a chic look and truly sustainable timeless style.
Circa: 1940-1970 Origin: Consignment Label: Sambo
Fabric: Easy Care Jersey (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic/Acetate) wash and wear Condition: Good commensurate with age and love. Some minor holes (as shown) that could be repaired and do not detract when worn. This piece is repairable.
Modern Size Indicator*: 10 - 12 Measurement: Bust 40 cm, Waist 38 cm, Hips 40 cm (laid flat) Vintage Size Indicator: na
Fit: Tailored shift Fixtures: 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 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.
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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