This elegant vintage original dress is in a 'wounded bird condition'. A little something to wear for any formal event to make a statement with a few tweaks here and there this wonderful piece could be brought back to an original glory - or, wear as is and ignore!
We suggest taking it in where there are issues (as shown), shortening or embellishing with bling or vintage lace. Your creativity is the only limit with this beautiful piece!
Perfect for swanning in to a room at a ball, black tie or appropriate for a wedding. Dress up or down as you choose! The delicate neckline and flattering shape of this dress is easy to imagine would look great with strappy sandals or elegant pumps.
Circa: 1940-2000 Origin: NZ Collector Label: na Condition: Good commensurate with age and love. Please note areas of concern shown Fabric: Silk satin Modern Size Indicator*: 8 - 10 Measurements: Bust 44 cm, Waist 38 cm, Hip 58 cm (laid flat) Vintage Size Indicator: na Fit: Tailored top Fixture: Original NOTE:Sale Items/Damaged Items such as this cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. We believe the colour swatch images provide the most accurate colours of this garment.
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.
Still not sure? Just email us the details of this piece and your measurements, and we can check if it will fit before you purchase.
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