The Perfect Dress

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This English vintage original is at least 50 years young and in fantastic condition. The fabric of this dress is a great example of the unique beauty of vintage fashion! Look at the beautiful colour and the flattering pleat detailing. Note the delicate tailoring, attention to detail and, the quality craftmanship from eras gone by. Elegant shoulders and bust lines offer a YOU as the feature in this cut.

Wear this unique dress anywhere - the flattering style and fit ensure this is a 'keeper' for the long haul. Cross-seasonal and a cinch to dress up or down with sandals, flats, heels, coloured booties, chunky stompy boots? - the options are endless with this sensational dress!

Circa: 1940-1970
Fabric: Easy Care (Poly/Nylon) Georgette sleeve

Source or Origin: United Kingdom
Condition: Very good. One small repair (as shown) where a heel may have stepped through however it does not detract from wearing.

Modern Size Indicator*: 10 - 12
Fit: Tailored bust in stretch fabric

Other Features: Original fixtures

Modelled by Michiko Hylands accessories not included.

Our vintage items are rated as follows:
  • Excellent: Near-or new quality, with no noted flaws often in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock)
  • Very Good: May have some minor issue, as noted
  • Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or do 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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