Melbray of London Designer Dress

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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

: Silk, lined
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*: 6 - 8
Measurement: Bust 42 cm, Waist 34 cm, Hip 48 cm (laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 

: Tailored bodice to A-line sheath
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 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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