Fabric like a painting, this is a sensational 'Melbray of London' light blue, green and white silk chiffon gown. Couture quality and immaculate attention to detail. This dress is an iconic part of British history for collection and/or a truly gorgeous piece to wear.
Full metal zipper at the back with fine spaghetti straps to showcase delicate shoulders. Detailing on the bust is exceptional. This piece is in excellent condition and only 70 years young!
The fit is sure to enhance a petite figure. All this gorgeousness would make a perfect theatre, ball gown, bridesmaid or even wedding dress. Perfect with metallic sandals for day, or heels for evening.
Circa: 1940-1970 Origin: United Kingdom Label: Melbray of London Fabric: Silk, lined Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love
Modern Size Indicator*: 6 - 8 Measurement:Available on request Vintage Size Indicator:38
Fit: Tailored bodice to A-line sheath Fixture: Original NOTE:Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned.
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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