Layers Of Loveliness Dress - Miss Elliette

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This immaculately presented original vintage dress by well known collectable label 'Miss Elliette of California' is at least 50 years young and the perfect timeless piece to enhance your wardrobe. Featuring a swathe of dusky coloured pink delicate chiffon layers while maintaining a feminine silhouette - this dress is a statement and testament to timeless quality.

Exuding elegance from the neckline to the hem, this piece will take you anywhere that a bit of personality combined with pizazz is required. Pair this exceptional piece with your favourite elegant footwear dance in to take the title of belle of the ball. Or, be the mother-of-the-bride/groom in fashionable fabulousness!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
: Private Collection NZ
Label: Miss Elliette of California (under license by El Jay)

Fabric/Materials: Easy Care (Poly/nylon/Acrylic) Chiffon
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*:
 10 - 12
Measurement: Bust 44 cm, Waist 42 cm, Hip 46 cm (Laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 12

Fit: Tailored
Fixture: Original

DESIGNER INFORMATION: A label designed and owned by Elliette Ellis. Opening her own line in 1952 on completion of studies at the Trafagen School of Fashion and following employment with a dress manufacturer, Ellis offered feminine creations for dinner and cocktail. She made a name for herself with designs a well known staple in the 1960s and 1970s. Her highly collectable designs featured through to the 1990's and can be found on high end vintage fashion collector resale sites such as 'First Dibs'.

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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