The Divine Blue Hostess Dress

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This original American luxury vintage dress is at least 70 years young and in fantastic condition. Take delight in this dress with fabric so soft it moves with you when worn to enhance YOU. The delicate detailing of the floral fabric and, feminine cut of this dress makes this unique dress a style winner!

Wear this elegant maxi on its own or use as a funky winter base pairing with a jacket. This dress will take you through the seasons in effortless chic with flats, strappy sandals or boots in winter!

Circa: 1940-1970
Label/Brand: B Altman & Co
Source or Origin: Private Collection US

: Excellent commensurate with age and love
Fabric/Material: Easy Care (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic) wash and wear

Modern Size Indicator*: 12
Measurement: Bust 48 cm, Waist 40 cm, Hip 64 cm (laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: na

Fit: Fitted bodice to waist A-line skirt. Slight stretch
Fixture: Original

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned.

DESIGNER INFORMATION: A collectable piece from iconic American luxury department store B Altman & CO founded in 1865 please read more at the Vintage Fashion Guild or Wikipedia.

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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