Vintage 1950s Blue Green Plaid Cotton Dress- New!

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$290.00 AUD
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SKU #1842


Size: Small

Bust:  34 - 36 inches + 86 - 91 cm 

Waist: 25 - 26 inches + 63.5 - 66 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length:  44 inches + 112 cm 

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5cm

Zipper Length: 12 inches + 30 cm

Note: All measurements taken flat and stretched seam to seam



* Lovely medium weight cotton dress

* Fabric design features plaid blocks with black stripes running through

* Lovely peacock blue and olive green shades

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Shirt sleeved bodice with squared collar that features open slits at corners

* Back has v shaped neckline with self bow

* Very full knife pleated skirt with side pockets

* Unlined,  pinked seams with hand finished hem

* Side metal zipper

* Label reads Kay Windsor

Kay Windsor
Inaugurated in 1939 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the company's mantra was to produce moderately-priced dresses and suits that transformed ordinary day wear into chic and stylish garments. In 1954, Kay Windsor Frocks produced a line of Private Secretary dresses, in conjunction with a popular television program of the same name starring Ann Southern. The arrangement allowed Ann Southern to appear in media advertising on behalf of the the label. Kay Windsor Fashions produced several lines of clothing, but were particularly known for their wide range of novelty and floral prints in a variety of bright shades, often against a black background ). The Kay Windsor label was eventually sold  to Vanity Fair in 1971 for $21 million but was discontinued in 1978.



This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.


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