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Excellent vintage condition ~ just the most beautiful Indian gauze dress in fabulous earthy colours

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03 May, 2014 04:30:50 BST
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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: Excellent vintage condition ~ just the most beautiful Indian gauze dress in fabulous earthy colours and with stunning & unusual styling & detailing... EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THESE VINTAGE PIECES WHICH ARE GETTING RARER AND RARER TO FIND AND EXTREMELY SOUGHT AFTER...
Decade: 1970s UK Size:: UK 8 - 16 - estimated - please see measurements
Look: Hippy / Ethnic / Peasant / Pre-Raphaelite / Boho Exact Material: 100% Pure Gauze Cotton
Size: M (12-14) European Size: EURO 36 - 44 ~ estimated ~ please see measurements
Main Colour: Brown US Size: US 4/6 - 14 ~ estimated ~ please see measurements
Vintage Type: True Vintage Size in label:: No label ~ Please see measurements
Material: Cotton Exact colour:: Cream, Black, Terracotta & Gold Floral print
Brand: Mayur Pattern: Gorgeous Indian Block Print ~ Florals

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Vintage ~ Romantic ~ 60s ~ 70s ~ Wedding ~ Festival  ~ Beatnik ~ Gypsy

Totally divine vintage Mayur Indian gauze cotton floral print dress in gorgeous earthy colours and with such beautiful styling & unusual detailing... 


Vintage ~ Romantic ~ 60s ~ 70s ~ Festival ~ Indian Summer ~ Bohemian Wedding ~ Hippie ~ Ethnic ~ African ~  Beatnik ~ Hippy-Luxe ~ Summer of love ~ Pre-Raphaelite Artists ~ Ophelia ~ Poet ~ Peasant ~ Prairie ~ Gypsy ~ Woodstock ~ Old Glastonbury  ~ Beach Bonfires ~ Earthy ~ Beautiful...

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Beautiful ~ Rare ~ Hippy-luxe ~ Bohemian ~ Wedding

Divine Vintage Mayur 60s/70s Pure Gauze Cotton Indian Block Print Dress  

An absolutely stunning original 70s vintage midi length slightly sheer pure gauze cotton dress, in a gorgeously rich blend of earthy browns, black, terracotta, cream & gold ~ a very rare to find, much sought after and very beautiful dress by Mayur, in a gorgeous Indian block print floral pattern, with fabulous bells and beading to the neck and waist ties.

Full of bohemian delight ~ simply oozes a very sexy 70s bohemian vibe, from the frilled neckline, draw string style waist, frilled hem & elasticated ends of the sleeves to the gorgeous metal bound, bells & beaded ends to the neck & waist ties...this dress has such a timeless and versatile beauty. 

Just so incredibly beautiful with the Indian floral block print in rich Indian terracotta, browns, black & cream with gold ink detail. Sexy & flattering, with the slightly sheer gauze cotton allowing just a glimpse of what's beneath! Would be sensational as a stunning and alternative style wedding dress for your bohemian wedding day, or as guest to a wedding this summer with a big straw hat, or for the festivals, or just to add a bohemian flare to your everyday or any night out... 

IMPOSSIBLY BEAUTIFUL!!! ~ We love this dress!!!

Excellent vintage condition. 
Gorgeous, slightly sheer, fabulous quality 100% pure gauze Indian cotton, which hangs and moves beautifully ~ in browns, terracotta, cream, black & gold inked Indian floral block print.

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Size: There is no size label in this dress/ The sizes given below are estimates based on the measurements, so please see the measurements below for more accurate sizing x

Please bear in mind that due to the relaxed style of this dress it can accommodate several sizes, dependent on your desired fit, whether you like it to be fitted, loose, very loose etc...

UK estimated 8 - 16 ~ might fit other sizes ~ please see measurements.

EURO estimated 36 - 44 ~ might fit other sizes ~ please see measurements.

US estimated 4/6 - 14 ~ might fit other sizes ~ please see measurements.

All measurements taken with  garment laid flat so please double up for all the way around where appropriate. 

All measurements are taken with the garment pulled a bit to flatten (unless otherwise stated)~ 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.  

Please measure against a  similar garment of your own which you know fits you well.

If you are smaller than the measurements below then this dress will fit you.

Bust ~ armpit to armpit ~ across front ~ approx: 22 1/2 inches

Waist ~ with the waist at its loosest ~ approx: 19 1/2 inches ~ remember that you can tighten with waist ties

Sleeve Length ~ take from shoulder ~ down top of sleeve to end ~ approx: 25 inches

Length ~ taken from neckline ~ down back of dress to bottom of hem ~ approx: 44 1/2 inches

STYLING70s Fashion Revival...Indian Prints

As the years change we call for another tribute to a decade, and this year is no exception. Coupled with the vintage and 20s vibes echoing through our newly replenished wardrobes and catwalks, 70s retro has made a triumphant return to the tune of bright colours, Indian patterns, and midi & maxi dresses...and we couldn’t be happier...


A decade remembered for disco, big hair, roller skates, festivals, bohemian chic and unmistakeable fashion, a 70s revival would be nothing without its statement pieces, as the 70s were about risk taking and having fun and a laid back ethic – especially when it came to clothes!


It’s not only the tiered maxi dresses, Bowie-inspired silhouette, eye-searing colour combinations and high waisted jeans that’s getting our pulses racing, there’s also the accessories, hair and make-up directly referencing Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver (as seen at Marc Jacobs) or Bianca Jagger and model Pat Cleveland circa their Studio 54 heyday...and of course the prints...


The Indian heritage prints of paisley’s twisted teardrops, flowers & swirls find new style currency this season, according to Vogue. Paisley and Indian block printing were particularly popular during the bygone days of the 'Summer of Love', identifying with a psychedelic style and the interest in Indian spirituality and culture ~ brought about, in part, by the pilgrimage of The Beatles to India in 1968.


With fashion now looking back to this bohemian era, it’s no surprise that paisley & other Indian prints, especially original vintage Indian gauze cotton pieces, and also the sought after silk pieces, will be high on our ‘must buy’ agenda! Pick a paisley-printed day dress, as seen at Jill Sander, or wear yours emblazoned across traditional pyjama pieces, as at Stella McCartney, or for the more daring, splash it across billowing skirts in psychedelic paisley ranging from turquoise to lime green, pink and scarlet, like Emilio Pucci, who are famed for their swirls of patterns on silk. Alternatively this seasons floral prints, especially the Indian vintage block printed fabric in the lightest gauze cottons and sensual silks, in their muted ethnic colours, or the bright and beautiful, will keep you on track to 70s inspired hippie bliss…a look which gives a simple yet ultra chic vibe to any outfit...and an air of laid back bohemian beauty to the wearer...


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 Indian prints ~ and get ready to reveal your bohemian

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20th Century Vintage & Contemporary


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