Helen Silk Dress

Regular price $169.00 Sale price $99.00 Save $70.00
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This bespoke vintage original silk dress is at least 50 years young and offers luxe vintage silk that exudes both elegance and decadence when worn. This breathable natural fabric is always a classic style winner.

The beautifully tailored nature of this dress flatters the body in all the right places. This dress will take you through the seasons in effortless chic with flats, strappy sandals or boots in winter!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
Origin
: Private Collection 
Label: na

Fabric: Silk
Condition: Wounded commensurate with age and love. Some shoulder fading and a small area of concern that may be repaired (as shown). This items condition remains wounded but the construction is wearable and repairable.

Modern Size Indicator*:
 8 - 10
Measurement: Bust 42 cmWaist 30 cm, Hip 44 cm (Laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: na

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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