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Vintage - Heiress - Size: 12 - Chestnut Brown - Pleated Bodice Dress

£29.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

Vintage - 1950s - Heiress - Size: 12 - Chestnut Brown - Pleated Bodice Dress

This gorgeous item is ideal for fans of vintage dresses. It is made up of 2 layers, the base being a simple petticoat dress with a sweetheart neckline and narrow straps. Over this, there is a brown semi sheer dress, with a deep v neck and a tightly pleated bodice and back. There is a plain panel over the stomach, then a brown velvet tie belt, and then a long generous skirt, with pleats running down the front from the waist. The skirt is further lined with a stiff muslin type fabric, giving it extra volume. There is a side zip. The dress is in good condition overall - there are a few spots to the front, which appear to be surface marks and should come out when cleaned. There is a 1" area of loose stitching on the left breast, where the pleats meet the flat panel, which would benefit from repair. There are two very small holes to the top layer of the dress, which could be repaired, but are very well concealed by the folds of the skirt, and do not detract from the loveliness of this garment.

Garment care
Unknown but recommend dry cleaning

Actual measurements
Chest 36
Sleeve 22
Length 52

Item details

Size:
12
Colour:
Brown
Brand:
Heiress
Brand type:
High street
Chest size:
36
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
Not specified
Exact colour:
Chestnut Brown
Outside sleeve:
22
Type:
Calf length

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About this item

Vintage - 1950s - Heiress - Size: 12 - Chestnut Brown - Pleated Bodice Dress

This gorgeous item is ideal for fans of vintage dresses. It is made up of 2 layers, the base being a simple petticoat dress with a sweetheart neckline and narrow straps. Over this, there is a brown semi sheer dress, with a deep v neck and a tightly pleated bodice and back. There is a plain panel over the stomach, then a brown velvet tie belt, and then a long generous skirt, with pleats running down the front from the waist. The skirt is further lined with a stiff muslin type fabric, giving it extra volume. There is a side zip. The dress is in good condition overall - there are a few spots to the front, which appear to be surface marks and should come out when cleaned. There is a 1" area of loose stitching on the left breast, where the pleats meet the flat panel, which would benefit from repair. There are two very small holes to the top layer of the dress, which could be repaired, but are very well concealed by the folds of the skirt, and do not detract from the loveliness of this garment.

Garment care
Unknown but recommend dry cleaning

Actual measurements
Chest 36
Sleeve 22
Length 52

Size:
12
Colour:
Brown
Brand:
Heiress
Brand type:
High street
Chest size:
36
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
Not specified
Exact colour:
Chestnut Brown
Outside sleeve:
22
Type:
Calf length

Delivery & returns

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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 currently free, 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.

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Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

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