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I'd love to know this dress's history - what vintage fashionista bought this chic little number back in the day? What event did she buy it for and where did she wear it? I imagine luncheons in tea rooms and fabulous New York parties.
It's beautifully made, with interior snaps at the wrists of the long cuffed sleeves, as well as snaps at the flattering v-neckline, and at the waist, with a hook and eye closure there too. It also features a wide matching contour-shaped silk sash that ties at the waist.
The style is a semi-wrap, fastening at the waist but the skirt isn't open. (A lot easier to wear than a full wrap - no accidental flashing.)
Love the print, and the versatility. This fine silk mini dress can be worn as a day dress, or dressed up and worn out for cocktails, dinner, or shown off at any party.
Label: Saks Fifth Avenue
Era: Mid 1960s
Color/s: Tangerine orange, olive greens, browns, black, white
Fabric: Silk twill
Fastenings: Snap and hook/eye at waist
Size marked: None, approximately a modern U.S. size 0/2
Bust: 35-35 inches
Shoulder to shoulder: 15.5
Mid shoulder to hem: 36
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The Condition: Excellent. There's a very faint small round light brown spot near the side seam on the back (perhaps 1/4 inch) - very minor, couldn't get it to photograph.
The Shipping: Delivered by Edie Sedgwick, I mean Priority mail, within the U.S.; International First Class to Canada, and International First Class to Everywhere Else.
Yoohoo, International buyers! Your country may charge you customs fees on your purchase, which you're responsible for paying. Just so you know ahead of time and aren't unpleasantly surprised :)