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Details about  VINTAGE 70s CROCHET LACE MAXI DRESS BOHO WEDDING 60s HIPPIE FESTIVAL SUPERMODEL

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VINTAGE 70s CROCHET LACE MAXI DRESS BOHO WEDDING 60s HIPPIE FESTIVAL SUPERMODEL
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ABSOLUTELY STUNNING ONE OF A KIND VINTAGE 70s COTTON, HAND CROCHETED AND LACE, CUT OUT, AND HAND

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£160.00
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Item location:
Ivybridge, United Kingdom

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301073271423
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Item specifics

Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously worn. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: ABSOLUTELY STUNNING ONE OF A KIND VINTAGE 70s COTTON, HAND CROCHETED AND LACE, CUT OUT, AND HAND DYED, SUPERMODEL LENGTH, MAXI DRESS WITH BEAUTIFUL EMBROIDERED TYPE CROCHET/ LACE SKIRT WHICH HAS AMAZING LONG TASSELLING AT HEM AND WITH A VERY LOVELY FITTED BODICE IN SUCH A GORGEOUS COLOR ~ and in excellent condition...
Decade: 1970s Brand: Unbranded ~ Vintage
Look: Hippy UK Size:: UK 6 - 10 - estimated - please see measurements
Size: S (5-10) may fit other sizes pls see measurements Exact Material: 100% Cotton Crochet
Main Colour: Grey European Size: EURO 34 - 38 ~ estimated ~ please see measurements
Vintage Type: True Vintage US Size: US 2 - 8 ~ estimated ~ please see measurements
Material: 100% Cotton Exact Colour: Greeny Charcoaly Grey

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BEAUTIFUL BOHEMIAN HIPPY-LUXE
Boho ~ ~ Wedding ~ Festival ~ Honeymoon ~ Barefoot on the Beach ~ Midnight Bonfires ~ Beatnik

Absolutely Stunning


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Wedding ~ Honeymoon ~ 60s ~ 70s ~ Boho ~ Festival ~ Old Glastonbury ~ Glyndebourne ~ Flower Power ~ Woodstock ~ Summer of Love ~ Hippy-Luxe ~ Barefoot on the Beach ~Midnight Beach Bonfires ~ Bohemian ~ Paris ~ Beatnik ~ Left Bank ~ Prairie ~ Gypsy ~  Supermodel ~ Rock Chick ~ Beauty... 

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An absolutely stunning one of a kind vintage 70s cotton, hand crocheted and lace, cut out, supermodel maxi length, bohemian dress with a beautiful embroidered type lace/crochet skirt which has small slits at the sides, a deep cut out band, and ends in deep tassels all around the hem. Full of bohemian delight in a gorgeous hand dyed greeny grey charcol crochet/lace. Elegantly detailed to create a very sexy 70s bohemian vibe which has a timeless beauty. Could be worn with a large leather waist belt, or worn just as it is, fabulous either way. Would make the most sensational boho wedding gown or bridesmaid's dress for a bohemian themed wedding, or as an evening gown to a summer garden party, or for the festivals, or just to add a bohemian flare to your everyday ~ worn with a maxi or short slip, with a bandeau top, or over a bikini, or leggings ~ or for that very flower power look, with nothing much beneath except underwear perhaps....IMPOSSIBLY BEAUTIFUL!!! ~ We love this dress!!!

Excellent vintage condition. 100% cotton crochet. Please note that due to the hand dye there is very slight irregularities in the colour in a few places ~ this is part of the fabric and you would have to really hunt to find it.


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Size: There is no size label in this dress ~ the sizes given below are estimates based on measurements so please see measurements below to be sure of fit.

Please bear in mind that this dress has some natural stretch to the crochet, but not masses.


Can accommodate several sizes.

UK estimated 6 - 10 ~ might fit other sizes ~ please see measurements.

EURO estimated 34 - 38 ~ might fit other sizes ~ please see measurements.


US estimated 2 - 8 ~ might fit other sizes ~ please see measurements.



Measurements: All measurements taken with  garment laid flat so please double up for all the way around where appropriate. Please use the measurements provided to measure against a  similar garment of your own which you know fits you well.


All measurements are taken  with the garment pulled a bit to flatten ~ and please be aware that  there is inevitably a slight discrepancy in the ways different people  measure ~ so all measurements are approximate and please give or take  about a 1/4 inch or so either way.  


Bust ~ armpit to armpit ~ across front ~ approx: 16 inches unstretched, will stretch to  approx 17 1/2 inches.


Waist ~ approx: 15 inches unstretched, will stretch to approx 17 inches. 


Length ~ taken from top of shoulder strap  ~ down back of dress to hem including tassels ~ very approx: 60 inches.




STYLING

70s Fashion Revival & Crochet ~ 

Coupled with the vintage and 20s vibes echoing through our wardrobes and catwalks this season, 70s retro has made a triumphant return and with it, a variety of crochet has been seen on the catwalks ~ and we couldn’t be happier.


Crochet, once a hippie-associated trend, has had a refreshing new look and feel that’s uber-stylish. The fashion revival of crochet – reintroduced from the popular 70s style – has been gaining much popularity recently as a result of the bohemian allure which it offers, giving a simple yet chic vibe to any outfit.


There is evidence that crochet dated from the 1800s, possibly from even earlier. Queen Victoria famously boosted the popularity of Irish Crochet Lace when she purchased some  ~ she even learnt to crochet herself! The popularity of crochet hit a peak between 1910 and 1920, with Edwardian fashions calling for more complex stitch patterns, primarily using white and creams. However, it was in the 1960s that crochet took on a whole new meaning ~ It was transformed from the intricate work of the Edwardians into the bright colours and granny squares which appealed to the psychedelic youth and emerging hippie culture. Hand made crochet continued to grow in popularity, well into the 70s ~ with dresses, coats, jackets etc being made in a variety of shapes and colours...and after a long history, all these items are now gaining in popularity once again and are gracing our couture catwalk shows, appealing to all those who crave to express the hippie laid back boho vibe. And especially now, with the established international culture of  music festivals, true vintage crochet dresses and capes, ponchos, coats have become the most sought after festival fashion item ~ warm, sexy, versatile, unique ~ and just so bohemian. Seen on many celebrities and models, crochet is a beautiful look for many occasions ~ and in whites and creams look stunning as a wedding or bridesmaid's dress for bohemian, gypsy or hippie-luxe weddings.

 

Crochet has garnered a lot of attention on the catwalks with designers such as Ralph Lauren, Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci showcasing chic fashion-forward dresses, skirts, hats and more, using fabrics and textures imitating the beauty of the handmade design. Paul Smith is already well known and highly regarded as the designer at the forefront of specialist crochet couture fashion with his exceptional 'granny squares' dresses, knitwear, super long scarves etc. High street hot spots, including Topshop, the barometer of London street fashion, featured crochet in their recent collections, recognising its popularity, its beauty, and versatility ~ all interwoven with that laid back, easy to wear, carefree, boho style. Many celebrities and models, such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Alba, Paris Hilton, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Madonna, among so many others, have been seen in a variety of crochet items, especially maxi dresses for red carpet events.

 

Crochet pieces may have hippie inspirations, but today the aesthetic is always luxurious with a modern sense of refinement and an easy way to achieve that feminine, sexy and bohemian vibe!!! 


So, don’t forget to put a flower in your hair, or on your ankle as seen at D&G ~ and grab yourself some of the sweetest vintage crochet pieces and get ready to reveal your bohemian side!!! 



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