This immaculately presented 'Heather of California' piece is an American vintage original. A hostess gown to rival all others! At least 50 years young and in excellent condition. This fabric has the dearest pattern that certainly makes you dream of the sea. The delicate feminine cut in this dress makes a statement in timeless style for the wearer.
Note the tie at the back so the wearer leaves even more interest as you depart ... the truest 'Hostess with the Mostest' .
Take this beauty to the races, a wedding or an evening out. The sleeves alone will create a stir. Pair with any footwear that keeps you comfortable - no doubt you will be the belle of the ball!
Circa: 1940-1970 Origin: Private Collection USA Label: Heather of California
Fabric: Easy Care (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic/Acetate) blend Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love
Modern Size Indicator*: 6 - 8 Measurements: Available on request Vintage Size Indicator: na
Fit: Fitted at bodice Fixtures: Attached tie at rear nape and original fixtures
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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