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Vintage 80s Laura Ashley size:12 black velvet bustled evening dress

£21.99

Product description

Gorgeous black velvet evening dress from Laura Ashley with a dark silver-grey bustle to give unusual back interest. The dress has narrow velvet shoulder straps & is cut straight across the front dipping at the sides towards the the very low back. There is a hidden underarm zip. The front skims the figure & falls straight to the hemline. The back has the bustle which is fixed under the waist dipping in the centre. It has an enormous fixed bow & is then pleated so that it is very full as it falls to the hemline. The skirt has a slit on the left side for ease of movement which is half-hidden under the bustle. The dress has had straps added to the garment. The dress is fully lined.

A lovely dress of unusual sophistication from this iconic British designer.

Actual measurements : Bust 30" length from shoulder 57".

Please note the actual measurements are a vintage 12 and therefore notably smaller than a modern day 12.

Item details

Size:
12
Colour:
Black
Brand:
Laura Ashley
Brand type:
High street
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1990s
Exact fabric:
73%cotton/27%modal
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
(Vintage) 12/ (vintage) EU 38
Type:
Evening

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

Gorgeous black velvet evening dress from Laura Ashley with a dark silver-grey bustle to give unusual back interest. The dress has narrow velvet shoulder straps & is cut straight across the front dipping at the sides towards the the very low back. There is a hidden underarm zip. The front skims the figure & falls straight to the hemline. The back has the bustle which is fixed under the waist dipping in the centre. It has an enormous fixed bow & is then pleated so that it is very full as it falls to the hemline. The skirt has a slit on the left side for ease of movement which is half-hidden under the bustle. The dress has had straps added to the garment. The dress is fully lined.

A lovely dress of unusual sophistication from this iconic British designer.

Actual measurements : Bust 30" length from shoulder 57".

Please note the actual measurements are a vintage 12 and therefore notably smaller than a modern day 12.

Size:
12
Colour:
Black
Brand:
Laura Ashley
Brand type:
High street
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1990s
Exact fabric:
73%cotton/27%modal
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
(Vintage) 12/ (vintage) EU 38
Type:
Evening

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

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