Princess Mimi Vintage Clothing

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1950s vintage check print scoop back dress approx size 12.
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Although this dress has been well worn - it's been repaired several times - the colours are still true and vibrant! High waisted and full skirted, it is made from cotton, with large checks of white, turquoise and golden brown, shades which enhance a suntan. The style is daring, with a prim front view but low scoop back.

The bust is lightly shaped, with a square neck trimmed with golden ribbons descending to the full, pleated skirt. The back is lower than the front by 5 inches (14 cms) - low enough to draw attention to your tan, but not so low as to reveal any underwear!

It fastens with a little zip at the side. It's a truly delightful dress, and it's easy to see why it was considered worth mending! With the repairs - which were obviously caused by accidental damage, rather than wear - it is now in good vintage condition: the only obvious faults are two little pin holes on the front. There are also a couple of very small marks on the skirt, but these do not show in wear.

It's a perfect, everyday summer dress, in a modern size 10 or 12. Approximate measurements are: waist, 30 inches (76 cms); bust/underarms, 37 inches (94 cms); length to waist from shoulder seam, 16 inches (40.5 cms); length of skirt, 25 inches (83.5 cms); circumference of skirt, 68 inches (172 cms).

We are happy to pay for standard delivery worldwide, but due to the weight/value of this item you may prefer to top this up to registered/insured delivery, especially if we are sending it overseas - please contact us for details. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF YOU DO NOT CHOOSE THIS OPTION, AND THE ITEM IS LOST, WE WILL REFUND YOU HALF THE TOTAL COST PAID.


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