THE MOST DELIGHTFULLY
ADORABLE, ELEGANT & UNUSUAL
BEAUTIFUL ~ VERY FLATTERING ~ & JUST FABULOUS...
TRUE VINTAGE ~ VERY RARE TO FIND
PALE MINT GREEN & WHITE STRIPES
With Stunning & Unusual Detailing & Exceptional Quality and Tailoring
" I don't like ephemeral things, I like things that last forever....."
Vintage Laura Ashley.....so quintessentially English...
~ 50s ~ Starlet ~ Rockabilly ~ 40s ~ War Bride ~ WWII ~ 20s ~ Flapper ~ 30s ~ Edwardian ~ Boating ~ English Tea ~ Cottage Garden ~ Messing about in Boats ~ Wedding ~ Bridesmaid ~
♥ DESCRIPTION: A stunning, very rare to find, vintage, very pretty pale mint green & white stripes, pure cotton sailor dress by Laura Ashley, with beautiful styling ~ in 100% cotton ~ featuring a rounded neckline ~ with sailor style, large rounded collar with two narrow strips of pale mint green around the edge, with two cotton white ribbon neck ties, ending in pale mint green braid stripe, which can be tied, or left untied as you choose ~ seamed waist in contrasting stripe, leading to the long, floaty skirt with two slit hand pockets in the side seams ~ skirt is lightly pleated at top and falling into long wide floaty skirt below...
The back is just stunning also ~ with the pretty and deep rounded 'sailor' collar, edged in pale mint green braid and folded over the back ~ a long concealed zip for fastening down the centre ~ & the very elegant long floaty skirt. ~ Depending on your height, this dress is mid-length ~ please ask for measurements if you need them ~ we will do everything we can to help you...
This dress is just ABSOLUTELY amazing ~ beautifully detailed to create a very 40s / 50s starlet rockabilly war bride look, and also very reminiscent of 20s/30s flapper looks which is all the rage...and the ribbon ties, nautical collar, the lovely subtle hour glass shaping, and the pretty striped print all add that extra touch of rare beauty...This dress is just divine!!!
Looks fabulous worn in the day with sandals, or out at night with high heels and bright red lipstick...ABSOLUTELY ideal for weddings, as a wedding party guest, or as a bridesmaid, could even be worn as a wedding dress or going away dress for a 50s / 40s themed wedding. We offer a number of Laura Ashley nautical/sailor dresses in a number of colour ways and sizes, including children's sizes, so please do have a look if you are putting together a themed wedding party...
Excellent vintage condition ~ 100% Pure Cotton, which hangs beautifully ~ in very pretty pale mint green & white stripes ~ a real beauty! xxx
~ LAURA ASHLEY ~
"I reckon that women looked their best at the turn of the century..." ~ Laura Ashley
Ashley are one of the world's most recognizable British brands and have
over 40 years experience in making colourful, seasonal clothing with
retro styling and timeless chic, capturing the essence of the Victorian
era and feminine florals that make all of their designs quintessentially
English and timeless.
love of all things Victorian led to the longer length silhouette and
feminine styles which would become the company's trademark and was right
on trend at the end of the 1960's when fashion turned from the mini to
the maxi - a trend that has since returned with force emphasizing Laura
Ashley's timeless quality.
1961 Laura Ashley and husband Bernard Ashley moved from their Kent
home, the original design and production venue, to Carno, Wales, to
enable them to expand the business and be inspired by the rolling Wales
vintage pieces are now so sought after and desired! - and once you have
seen and worn their clothing you'll know why they are so adored!
♥ SIZE: PLEASE ASK FOR ANY MEASUREMENTS YOU NEED TO BE SURE OF FIT AS VINTAGE SIZES OFTEN COME UP A BIT SMALLER THAN MODERN DAY SIZING...xxx
UK 10 - in label
EURO 36 - in label
US 8 - in label
AUS 12 - estimated
Some items do not carry a full range of international sizes in the label so we use an internet international size conversion site to translate UK sizes into EURO, US and AUS sizes ~ the site has proved very accurate, however if you are unsure please check sizes for yourself.
Any QUESTIONS please ask!
LASTLY, IN TWO WORDS........JUST ADORABLE! xxx
THEATRE of FASHION
20th Century Vintage & Contemporary