Late 1950s Plum Novelty Print Cotton Day Dress - NEW!

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Measurements

Size: Small

Dress

Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm

Waist: 28 inches + 69 - 71 cm

Hips: Open

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43 inches + 109 cm 

Armscye Circumference: 17 inches + 43 cm

Hem Length: 1.5 inches + 4 cm

Zipper Length: 16 inches + 38 cm

Seam Allowance: 0.5 inch + 1.25 cm (per side) 

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.

 

Description

* Late 1950s white background crisp cotton day dress

* Fabric design features a black and grey grid background with blue plums and green leaves

* Classic silhouette with a defined waist and wide skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with a shield neckline at front and plunge  V-shaped back 

* Shelf bust with princess seaming

* Paneled skirt that is quite full

* Black velvet ribbon below the bust that ties at the back in a long bow

* Finished seams, back metal zipper, and hand-sewn hem

* No label but beautifully made

 

Condition 

Excellent vintage condition.

No notable flaws that I can see. -a couple of storage spots on lower skirt that should lift out completely in subsequent washes. The armsye is less than average but it can easily be taken out if needed.

Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws will be highlighted.

 

Comment 

Beautiful dress with a lot of style. It is in almost new condition, cotton retains its crispness.

liftThe listing is for the dress only and does not include any other accessories that may have been photographed with the item. 

This item has not been pinned to the dress form.

 

Shop Policies

COVID-19

Unfortunately, the pandemic has resulted in a backlog of parcels worldwide. Our local Postal Service continues to operate at increased capacity and assures us that packages will arrive at their destination, albeit with a noticeably longer timeframe.

We now offer an alternate express delivery service via DHL for those of you who want your packages more expediently. This option is currently delivering packages within a seven-day timeframe from pick-up.

Postage
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

Currently, standard packages within Australia are taking 4 to 6 business days from receipt of the package at the Post Office. However, there may be exceptions due to the impact of COVID-19.

Availability
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 apologize in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


Postage
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

Currently, standard packages within Australia are taking 4 to 6 business days from receipt of the package at the Post Office. However, there may be exceptions due to the impact of COVID-19.

LayBys/Layaways
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 :)

Alterations
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.

Special Orders
If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

Photography
Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.