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Rare Vintage 1940's Frank Usher Size: S Cyan Blue Ball Gown Evening Dress

£650.00

Product description

This beautiful dress really speaks for itself! In a stunning cyan blue tone which has been maintained exceptionally despite this piece being from the 1940's. A full skirt & fitted bodice, this is the dress of dreams! An ideal piece to be worn to a prom, ball or other occasion which calls for an extra special dress.

KEY FEATURES
- Wide straps
- Scoop neckline
- Centre back zipper
- Boning in the bodice lining
- Ruched fabric belt with centre front bow
- Knifed pleated, full skirt
- Hand stitched details
- Fully lined
- Skirt has multiple layers of lining w/ skirt loops

OVERALL CONDITION
This item is in excellent condition considering its age. The cyan blue colour has kept exceptionally. The right straps is coming undone slightly at the back but is still intact. There is a water mark at the centre front of the skirt & marks at the back bodice but these are barely noticeable.

MEASUREMENTS
Chest - 34"
Waist - 28"
Nape to hem - 60"

Item details

Size:
S
Colour:
Blue
Brand:
Frank Usher
Brand type:
Designer
Condition:
Used: good
Decade:
1940s
Garment care:
Dry clean

Courier Delivery

£8.00
Signature required.
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Free returns

within 28 days.
Returns policy

About this item

This beautiful dress really speaks for itself! In a stunning cyan blue tone which has been maintained exceptionally despite this piece being from the 1940's. A full skirt & fitted bodice, this is the dress of dreams! An ideal piece to be worn to a prom, ball or other occasion which calls for an extra special dress.

KEY FEATURES
- Wide straps
- Scoop neckline
- Centre back zipper
- Boning in the bodice lining
- Ruched fabric belt with centre front bow
- Knifed pleated, full skirt
- Hand stitched details
- Fully lined
- Skirt has multiple layers of lining w/ skirt loops

OVERALL CONDITION
This item is in excellent condition considering its age. The cyan blue colour has kept exceptionally. The right straps is coming undone slightly at the back but is still intact. There is a water mark at the centre front of the skirt & marks at the back bodice but these are barely noticeable.

MEASUREMENTS
Chest - 34"
Waist - 28"
Nape to hem - 60"

Size:
S
Colour:
Blue
Brand:
Frank Usher
Brand type:
Designer
Condition:
Used: good
Decade:
1940s
Garment care:
Dry clean

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via courier within 2 working days of receipt of your order. A signature will be required on delivery. This item is not available for international delivery.

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We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 28 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 28 days



Courier delivery cost: £8.00

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