French Vanilla Dress

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This original French vintage dress is at least 50 years young and in excellent condition. A little bit decadent and a lot fabulous!

The delightful slimline dress is immaculately cut to flatter the body looks great with flats in summer or boots in winter! The colour and floral pattern alone makes for a stunning 'head turner'. Then, just wait until you fill it all out ... c'est magnifique!

Circa: 1940-1970
Label/Brand: na
Source or Origin: France

Fabric: Silk
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*: 8 - 10
Measurements: Available on request
Vintage Size Indicator: na

Fit: Fitted at waist
Fixtures: Original

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

HISTORY IN THE MAKING where did the dress go ... Nicola Mays, Nail Technician at Blush Baby (pictured) provides the perfect example of using an exquisite piece of our vintage collection and making it your own. Creating a modern unique look to emulate your lifestyle and events. Finishing touches were assembled together with exquisite millinery from designer Claire Hahn and accents developed with shoes, handbag and earrings. Nicola represented at The Ned Prix de Fashion 2022 (June 2022).

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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Please take a moment to view our Refund Policy! Under the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act, stores providing second-hand or used clothing do not come under the same regulations as newly made clothing. Read our full Refund Policy for Painted Bird, Stylist Services and The Aviary (opens in a new window). We cannot refund or exchange earrings, hair accessories or face masks for hygiene reasons. We also cannot refund or exchange gift cards. Cancellation and 'no-show' appointments made for stylist and fitting room services are also subject to a no refund policy.

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.

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