Essential Corals Dress

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This original vintage 'Southwell' New Zealand shirtwaist style dress is at least 50 years young and in excellent condition. The quality craftmanship and style is reflective of its origins.

The button down 'v' of the neck is flattering to the wearer and easy to image this as your easy 'go to' dress on high rotation. Versatility is a plus! Imagine under a jacket in the winter with the soft collar peeping out. Classic style and taste are apparent here.

Easy to wash and wear it's a piece for the long haul. This dress flatters the body looks great with your favourite footwear in summer or winter!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
Origin
: Private Collection NZ
Label: Southwell

Fabric: Linen-look Easy Care (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic/Acetate) blend
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*:
 12 - 14
Measurement: Bust 52 cmWaist 38 cm, Hip 52 cm (Laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 15

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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