Pleated Designer Excellence Dress

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Casual, fresh, edgy and in the most extraordinary colour, this iconic Australian designer George Gross original dress is at least 30 years young and in excellent condition. 

The immaculate tailoring of a luxury garment like this both flatters the body and provides beautiful style. 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, weddings or just embrace the fabulousness!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
: Consignment 
Label: George Gross

Fabric: Silk and Easy Care (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic/Acetate) blend dress with silk blend slip
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*:
 14 - 16
Measurement: Bust 46 cmWaist 44 cm, Hip 54 cm (Laid flat) Slip: Bust 48 cm, Waist 44 cm, Hip 54cm (laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 16

Fit: Tailored at waist 
Fixture: Original

DESIGNER INFORMATION: Designing his first garment at the tender age of 16, George Gross is an Australian fashion icon. Renowned for glamorous evening wear, corporate and race wear - the embodiment of style and sophistication. With 40 successful years in the fashion business, the talented George Gross, his twin sister Kathy and Harry Watt were behind this well known Australian label. The trio were a roaring success in the luxury fashion arena dressing everyone from celebrities, Princess Diana to designing Qantas uniforms in the 1990's. 

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. A portion of this item sale price may be donated to charity. 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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