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Vintage 80's dress.

Short sleeve dress / midi dress.
Cute button detail on shoulder.

Retro blue and yellow madras check cotton dress typical of this era.

♥ Best modern fit: Medium

Bust: 36"/38"
Waist: Elastic
Hip: 38"
Length: 45"

Measurements in inches, shown here on model with 34" bust and 27" waist.

♥ Material: 65% Polyester 35% cotton.
- Belt loops.
- 3 small, cute square blue buttons on one shoulder.
*NB: Belt in images for display purposes only and does not come with sale.

♥ Label: BHS. Topline.
Made in Ireland.
Size in label: 14
Bust: 36 inches 91 cms
Hips: 38 inches 97 cms

♥ Condition: Excellent.

♥ Wash/care: Machine Wash **Laundered and ready to wear**

♥ Decade: 1980s, 80s, eighties.

♥ Style: Retro, check dress, checked dress, madras check, day dress, summer dress, sundress.

♥ More vintage dresses: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hurdyburdy?section_id=12193913

♥ See my store for more vintage clothing, homewares, sewing patterns, supplies.


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Frequently asked questions about hurdyburdy

All garments are measured whilst laid flat and the sizing for bust, waist, hips, shoulders, sleeves and length are listed in each listing. If you are on a mobile device you will find this info by clicking on 'Item Details'.

Please check your personal measurements against those given, allowing for wriggle room, before purchase. This could save you time and money as you may otherwise have to pay return postage if the fit isn't right.

A handy tip is to measure a garment from your existing wardrobe to ascertain fit or take your own measurements, using a dressmaker's tape measure, and carry these with you when shopping for vintage clothing.

If you have any questions relating to sizes, please contact me before purchasing.
Purchases are dispatched within 1 - 3 business days of cleared payment.

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Customs charges vary from country to country but are the buyer's responsibility to check ahead and pay duties owed.
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All garments are either professionally cleaned or gently hand washed before they are listed to ensure they are ready to wear.

The exception to this is with certain older items, which may be left untouched or are gently steam cleaned.

I strive to sell good quality vintage items but please bear in mind the age of the garments. Any flaws, no matter how small, are mentioned in the individual listings.

Retro 1980's midi dress / Day dress. Blue and yellow checked dress. Madras check dress. Medium.


  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: cotton, polycotton, polyester
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
  • Feedback: 202 reviews
  • Favorited by: 26 people