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Vintage Alice Edwards Italianettas size 15 (bust size 36") brown, pink and green dress

£200.00

Product description

This lovely, vintage Alice Edwards dress is from the Italianettas label which was aimed at ladies of 5' 2" and under, hence the uneven size 15. As the petite version of their Italian range of day wear, featuring beautiful floral dresses in glazed cottons, this dress was bought in the 1950's and the original owner has kindly donated it to us. Patterned with blocks of bold, stylized flowers and leaves in fuchsia pink, brown and green set against a mid brown background, the dress has a fitted bodice, wide scooped neckline and short sleeves. The bodice is shaped by darts with a 3" wide ruched band of turquoise between them at the waist and the skirt is fully gathered from here to the knee where it flares out; imagine it with many petticoats underneath to make it stick out in true 1950's style! The band of ruching continues from the waist side seams to the central metal zip which fastens the dress at the back. The skirt is made of a continuous length of fabric with no side seams and has been shortened an inch by hand; an adjustment has been made with a narrow 7" seam from the hem which is very neat. The dress is in very good and crisp vintage condition with no marks although there is a half inch gap that needs a stitch by the ruching of the right side seam. There are three hanging ties inside at the waist, all a little frayed, printed with the slogan 'Alice Edwards goes places'. A very special garment. Please note the carefully taken measurements as these do not reflect the size label in any way.

Measurements:
Bust: 36"
Waist: 28"
Hips: 40"
Bodice length: 15"
Skirt length: 24.5"
Overall length: 39.5"
Outside sleeve length: 5"
Sleeve width at hem: 6.5"

Item details

Size:
14
Colour:
Brown
Brand:
Alice Edwards
Brand type:
High street
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1950s
Exact colour:
Mid brown, fuchsia pink, green, turquoise
Fabric:
Cotton
Label size:
15
Outside sleeve:
5
Pattern:
Blocks of flowers and leaves
Petite/plus size/tall:
Petite
Type:
Vintage

Courier Delivery

£6.50
Signature required.
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

This lovely, vintage Alice Edwards dress is from the Italianettas label which was aimed at ladies of 5' 2" and under, hence the uneven size 15. As the petite version of their Italian range of day wear, featuring beautiful floral dresses in glazed cottons, this dress was bought in the 1950's and the original owner has kindly donated it to us. Patterned with blocks of bold, stylized flowers and leaves in fuchsia pink, brown and green set against a mid brown background, the dress has a fitted bodice, wide scooped neckline and short sleeves. The bodice is shaped by darts with a 3" wide ruched band of turquoise between them at the waist and the skirt is fully gathered from here to the knee where it flares out; imagine it with many petticoats underneath to make it stick out in true 1950's style! The band of ruching continues from the waist side seams to the central metal zip which fastens the dress at the back. The skirt is made of a continuous length of fabric with no side seams and has been shortened an inch by hand; an adjustment has been made with a narrow 7" seam from the hem which is very neat. The dress is in very good and crisp vintage condition with no marks although there is a half inch gap that needs a stitch by the ruching of the right side seam. There are three hanging ties inside at the waist, all a little frayed, printed with the slogan 'Alice Edwards goes places'. A very special garment. Please note the carefully taken measurements as these do not reflect the size label in any way.

Measurements:
Bust: 36"
Waist: 28"
Hips: 40"
Bodice length: 15"
Skirt length: 24.5"
Overall length: 39.5"
Outside sleeve length: 5"
Sleeve width at hem: 6.5"

Size:
14
Colour:
Brown
Brand:
Alice Edwards
Brand type:
High street
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1950s
Exact colour:
Mid brown, fuchsia pink, green, turquoise
Fabric:
Cotton
Label size:
15
Outside sleeve:
5
Pattern:
Blocks of flowers and leaves
Petite/plus size/tall:
Petite
Type:
Vintage

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.

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



Courier delivery cost: £6.50

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