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Burgundy plaid 1950s dress. VINTAGE. Full skirt dress. UK 12 / US 10 approx.

Chic 50’s day dress with elbow length sleeves and full skirt. Collarless neckline. Front buttoned bodice and pleated waist which flows out to give a flattering 50’s silhouette. Stylish burgundy and grey checked plaid cotton fabric.

♥ Colour: Burgundy and slate blue / grey.

♥ Size: Will fit UK 12 (US 10).
See measurements below for comparison with an item in your closet.
*Shown here on size UK 10 mannequin.

♥ Measurements when laid flat:
- Underarm to underarm: 19 inches (48.3 cms) x 2
- Waist: 16 ¼ inches (41.3 cms) x 2
- Length: 37 ¾ inches (95 ¾ cms)

Deep hems on sleeves and skirt allow for lengthening if required.

♥ Material: Cotton plaid.
- Unlined.
- Fabric belt (33 ¼ inches / 84 ½ cms long)
- 4 silver grey plastic buttons and button holes to front.

♥ Label: Louisa Alcott

♥ Condition: Excellent.

♥ Wash/care: Hand wash.

♥ Decade: 1950s, 50s, fifties.

♥ Style: Mad Men, Grace Kelly, plaid dress, checked dress, full skirt, day dress, preppy.

♥ Take a look at my store for more lovely vintage buys.


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Burgundy plaid 1950s dress. VINTAGE. Full skirt dress. UK 12 / US 10


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: cotton
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
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