Late 1950s Early 1960s Blue Hawaiian Print Dress- New!

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SKU #1842


Size: Small

Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm

Under Bust: 33 inches + 84 cm

Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 17 inches + 43 cm (straps can be shortened)

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  42 inches + 107 cm 

Hem Length: 3.5 inches + 9 cm

Zipper Length: 14 inches + 36 cm

Seam Allowance: none

Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.



* Lovely late 1950s early1960s blue cotton background commercially made dress

* Fabric design features floral and scroll pattern in dark blue, aqua blue and white

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with deep oval neckline and spaghetti straps

* Bodice features vertical stripes with waist trimmed in rolled self piping trim

* Full gathered skirt which displays the stripes horizontally

* Bodice self fabric lined at front, raw seams, hand sewn hem

* Scooped back with metal zipper

* Label reads "Sun Fashions of Hawaii" and "Made in Hawaii"

Sun Fashions of Hawaii was listed as a clothing manufacturer in 1953 and was based in Honolulu. The company produced apparel for both men and women. The label design used in this dress was active up until the late 1960s when the company introduced a modernised version of their logo. 




No notable flaws that I can see- some fraying to inner seams but not visible from outside nor does it impact on the integrity of durability of the item. 



Beautiful dress with an eye-catching print! Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.


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This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.

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Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

Obviously, as these are one- off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

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