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We welcome spring with our fabulous new vintage inspired print - 'Spring Garden'.
The 'Peggy Sue dress' takes inspiration from late 1940s dresses. Whilst the majority of the population's clothing was still restricted by post war fabric rationing, many new or reworked styles echoed the new fashions following the launch of Dior's New Look in 1947.
This dress hails the New Look with its fuller skirt (though still not as full as the 50s) and details such as its raised collar and 5 individual hand stitched buttons down to the centre front.
Buttons are exquisite chartreuse green with diamante effect.
The bodice has 2 pleats on each shoulder and with a kimono style short sleeve, gives plenty of room for movement. The sleeve has a small turn up.
There are two darts in the bodice to nip in at the waist seam (looks really vintage) and features a side zip
Summary of key features:-
- 5 ivory fabric covered buttons
- Raised collar
- Side zip
- 3 quarter skirt
The fabric is our signature high quality rayon (viscose) crepe and has a lovely drape. In our very own exclusive vintage style print.
Manufactured in Great Britain
Fabric: 100% rayon
Washing instructions: cool wash (expect 3% shrinkage) or Dry clean
Skirt Length from natural waist: 27 inches
This dress is free fitting hips due to the circular skirt. The bust area is generous and can accommodate most sizes.This style has a waist seam. For this reason, we strongly suggest that you select your size through the waist measurements.
Suitable for most shapes - avoid if you are an inverted triangle shape.
Fabric has no stretch in it - so if you are between sizes - it would be advisable to select the size above.
Please refer to the table below as a size guide. Measurements are in inches.
|UK 8 (US4 EUR36)||32||to 26||free|
|UK 10 (US6 EUR38)||34||to 27.5||free|
|UK 12 (US8 EUR40)||36||to 29||free|
|UK 14 (US10 EUR42)||38||to 31||free|
|UK 16 (US12 EUR44)||40||to 33.5||free|
|UK 18 (US14 EUR46)||42||to 36||free|
|UK 20 (US16 EUR48)||44||to 38.5||free|
|UK 22 (US18 EUR50)||46||to 41||free|
|UK 24 (US20 EUR52)||48||to 44||free|
A beautiful summery print and a bust area that works for small-chested ladies without having to alter it.
You have to iron it regularly, because it wrinkles easily.
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