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Channeling your inner Jackie O? Want to strut your stuff Madmen style?
This is a stunning little suit set for early 60s fans and is the epitome of early 60s fashions. A must for ladies who love grown-up glamour - this set will take you from luncheon throught to evening dinner...just throw on a pair of heels, some 3 string pearls and you're set!
The dress is typical of the early 1960s, having a high 'jewel' neckline which is a simple round style. Waistline is nipped in and emphasised with the ruched cummerband - another key early 60s feature which really accentuates an hourglass shape by nipping in under the bust. The elegant darts at the top of skirt create a slight tulip shape again creating the hourglass figure.
The dress is sleeveless and is paired with a short waisted jacket - a style taken from an original pattern from the period and adapted. Jacket features a wide collar with notch detail and one button fastening. Bracelet length sleeves and lined with sumptuous ivory viscose crepe.
early 60s Style features include:-
- jewel neckline
- flattering ruched cummerbund feature
- pencil skirt - lined
- wide collar jacket with one button
Manufactured in Great Britain
Fabric: Rayon/poly/elastene crepe - jacket lining 100% viscose - skirt lining 100% polyester
Washing instructions: dry clean recommended
Length from natural waist: 27 inches
*colour may vary on different monitors
This dress is made of stretch crepe. So if you are between sizes, then probably best to choose the smaller size. This is not the best dress if you have a large bust as there is only so much room in the style.
Style suits apples, hourglasses, inverted triangles and pillars most - avoid if pear.
Please refer to the table below as a size guide. Measurements are in inches.
|UK 8 (US4 EUR36)||32||26||35|
|UK 10 (US6 EUR38)||34||27.5||37|
|UK 12 (US8 EUR40)||36||29||39|
|UK 14 (US10 EUR42)||38||30.5||41|
|UK 16 (US12 EUR44)||40||32||43|
|UK 18 (US14 EUR46)||42||33.5||45|
This is a beautiful dress! It's very well made and I love that the armholes on the sleeveless dress are high, so you don't have to worry about undergarments showing. This dress is perfect for a transition from work to dinner.
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