Mint Taste Designer Dress

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This 'Minh Ta' designer original dress is at least 30 years young and in excellent condition. The double collar alone is such an unusual and outstanding detail certain to delight. The full skirt and details in this piece confirm it to be an wardrobe investment in timeless style.

The immaculate bespoke tailoring of this dress absolutely flatters the body. You can be sure this unique piece will always look great with minimal effort. Change the look easily with your own accessorising style. Be bold, brave or subtle and this dress will always be a winning and coveted look.

Tie in your current footwear favourite and take this look to town!

Circa: 1940-2000
Origin: Private Collector NZ
Label: Minh Ta

Cotton Silk blend
: Excellent commensurate with age and love.

Modern Size Indicator*: 10 - 12
Measurement: Avaiable on request
Vintage Size Indicator:

: Blouson bust, gathered waist and full skirt
Fixture: Original belt and altered hem fabric included for reattaching

DESIGNER INFORMATION: Minh Ta was a well-known designer originally from Vietnam. She established a successful clothing business in Hastings and developed it over a period of 15 years before moving to Auckland. Her daughter is also studying to become a fashion designer. Further designs can be found in New Zealand Fashion Museum.

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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