Laura Ashley Vintage rare traditional sailor style dress - 20/30s Edwardian style - true TREASURE in new condition!
"I reckon that women looked their best at the turn of the century..." Laura Ashley
A seaside romantic dream... Extremely rare to find in this immaculate unworn condition, one of the most beautifully dress created ever and ever... high standard tailored in the very traditional 20/30s Edwardian style. The sailor/nautical style store starts somewhere in the mid 19th century, when the four-year-old Price Albert Edward( the future Edward VII) was dressed in a miniature sailor uniform. By 1871 the nautical/sailor motif had made the transition into ladies'clothing. They were completely successful ...are loved and adored in these day.
Made of 100% cotton, fine needlecord textured suitable to be worn all-round the year in chilly days. Extremely impressive for its exceptional tailoring...can be elegant, formal and casual outfit, just depends how you combine. The dress has a comfortable loose-fit bodice with 12 covered buttons, double breasted fastening and a large sailor style collar double piped in matching trim, forming a modest squared neck-line. The long sleeve is double pleated at shoulder endings with two buttons detailing at cuff. The skirt is inverted pleated at seamed drop-waist, cascading with its abundance of fabric to approx calf-length.Two spare buttons are stitched into skirt seam. This dress in in immaculate UNWORN condition, never washed, only gently pressed on the inside. It is marked with size 14 UK/ 40EU/ 12 USA and holds the Laura Ashley vintage label - Made in Great Britain. Please note: this listing is for the Laura Ashley sailor dress only.
NOTE: Please take into consideration room light when looking at the pictures.
Dress: bust - 20" or 51 cm
waist - 19 3/4" or 50 cm
length from shoulder to hem - 49" or 124.5 cm
NOTE: Vintage sizes do not reflect modern sizes, meaning all items have been measured when the item is lying flat and unstretched. We try to measure as accurate as possible but please keep in mind comfort in your measurements. All measurements are done in inches / centimeters and are 99.99% accurate.
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