vintage dress, 1950s dress, UK 12, black dress, LBD, swirly lace design, early 60s, damaged, VLV cocktail Mad Men

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♥️Original 50s linen mix dress with chunky lace overlay
♥️Shift dress shape with capped short sleeves
♥️Decorative cotton machine lace in dark grey tone added to bust line
♥️straight cut skirt, split pleat at back centre hem
♥️strangely has zip both sides of bodice, nylon zips, not original

🖤Double zips added, not neatly, need replacing
🖤Kick split on skirt has obviously needed reinforcing with triangle of satin that doesn’t look great
🖤Fabric is a little rubbed up
Needs TLC

Fits around a U.K. 10/12, US 6/8, please see measurements taken laid flat
CHEST 36”/91.5cm
WAIST 32”/81cm
HIPS 37.5”/95cm
LENGTH 37.5”/95.5cm

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Reviews (1)


Have had so many lovely vintage finds from Claire and this is another piece. Always carefully packed and promptly shipped. Thank you X