1970s orange cotton dress by St Michael Size M-L wide collar bright floral sleeveless vintage summer sun day dress pockets button front

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1970s orange cotton dress by St Michael Size M-L wide collar bright floral sleeveless vintage summer sun day dress pockets button front

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£20.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 1970s

Material

cotton

Size

M US women's letter

1970s floral summer dress in pure cotton. Bright floral 70s print mainly orange with pink and yellow.

* pure cotton
* button through dress (the opening has been sewn down from hip level)
* wide 70s collar
* front patch pockets
* shift dress that skims the waist, into an a-line skirt
* fitted bodice with princess seams
* by St Michael (M&S) - always nicely made

Condition: VERY GOOD. A few small flaws but nothing major. See last four photos. There are tiny tears at the side of each pocket - see last photo. A couple of tiny spots that get lost in the print. The buttons are slightly cracked. This was originally button-through, but someone has sensibly sewn down the button placket from about hip level, probably to stop it gaping or popping open. So now you pull over the head or step in and fasten only the top 3 buttons.

MEASUREMENTS

Bust 38.5"
Waist 35"
Hips 42"
Length 37"

You need to be smaller than these measurements. See our policies for how we measure and fitting advice.

Label size 16. Approximate Modern Size: M-L - UK 12-14 US 10-12
1970s floral summer dress in pure cotton. Bright floral 70s print mainly orange with pink and yellow.

* pure cotton
* button through dress (the opening has been sewn down from hip level)
* wide 70s collar
* front patch pockets
* shift dress that skims the waist, into an a-line skirt
* fitted bodice with princess seams
* by St Michael (M&S) - always nicely made

Condition: VERY GOOD. A few small flaws but nothing major. See last four photos. There are tiny tears at the side of each pocket - see last photo. A couple of tiny spots that get lost in the print. The buttons are slightly cracked. This was originally button-through, but someone has sensibly sewn down the button placket from about hip level, probably to stop it gaping or popping open. So now you pull over the head or step in and fasten only the top 3 buttons.

MEASUREMENTS

Bust 38.5"
Waist 35"
Hips 42"
Length 37"

You need to be smaller than these measurements. See our policies for how we measure and fitting advice.

Label size 16. Approximate Modern Size: M-L - UK 12-14 US 10-12

Delivery & returns

Estimated delivery: May 29 - Jun 1
From United Kingdom
Free delivery to United Kingdom
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Send items back within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

We accept returns! We do ask that you please read the listing carefully and ask any questions before buying, and check measurements for fit. If you need to return something:

1) Please contact me first.

2) Everything must be returned in it's original condition. Clothing will have hang tags attached, removal of these or any sign of use (including smoke or perfume smells) will terminate this refund policy.

3) You must pay for postage to return the item. If you are outside the EU, sorry, outward postage costs will not be refunded.

4) If returning from outside the UK, package must be clearly marked as RETURNED GOODS on the customs form. Otherwise any import charges I have to pay will be deducted from your refund.

5) I can't be responsible for returned items getting damaged or lost on their way back so please use tracked and insured postage.

Delivery policies

I send items within 3 days of payment, often sooner.

UK items are sent by Royal Mail or MyHermes. International items go by Royal Mail .

If you have a deadline, contact us before buying to make sure we can meet your needs.

Any customs charges or import duties are paid by the buyer, and are not covered in the shipping charge. Make sure you know your country's import charges. For packages outside the EU we attach a customs form stating the price you paid.

Payments

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Payment due immediately. Please note we are not VAT registered.

Additional policies

VINTAGE CONDITION GRADES

PRISTINE: As new, with absolutely no flaws or wear
EXCELLENT: Previously worn with no notable flaws
VERY GOOD: Previously worn with minimal noted flaws
GOOD: Visible wear, noted flaws, may need light repair
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, may need repair, may not take repeated wear
POOR/CUTTER: Damaged beyond repair or wear, study piece only

CLOTHING: HOW WE MEASURE AND FITTING ADVICE

I give the garment's measurements, compare these with a similar garment that fits you well to check fit. Clothing needs to be bigger than you are, so allow at least an inch or two for ease of movement in addition to your body measurements, more for coats or loose fitting garments. Feel free to ask for advice.

Measurements are taken with the garment laid flat, and kept 'relaxed' not stretched.

Bust or Chest: underarm to underarm, doubled
Waist: across natural waist/narrowest point, doubled
Hips: measured side to side 8" below waist, doubled
Shoulders: from shoulder seam to opposite shoulder seam, at the top
Sleeve length: from shoulder seam to cuff
Raglan sleeve length: from back of neck to cuff
Sleeve inseam: from underarm to cuff
Bodice length: from back of neck, below any collar, to waist, or as specified
Overall length: from back of neck, below collar, to hem, or as specified

OTHER INFORMATION

Clothes: Larger sizes may be pinned back on the mannequin to show the shape. Full skirts may be shown over a full petticoat. Unless otherwise stated jewellery, belts and other accessories are not included.

Clothing will be either hand-washed or steam-cleaned to freshen when necessary.

We operate from smoke-free home with a cat - though we don't let him near the vintage! Vintage may have traces of odour or pet hair from their previous owners, though anything significant will be pointed out.

Please ask if you have any questions.
VINTAGE CONDITION GRADES

PRISTINE: As new, with absolutely no flaws or wear
EXCELLENT: Previously worn with no notable flaws
VERY GOOD: Previously worn with minimal noted flaws
GOOD: Visible wear, noted flaws, may need light repair
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, may need repair, may not take repeated wear
POOR/CUTTER: Damaged beyond repair or wear, study piece only

CLOTHING: HOW WE MEASURE AND FITTING ADVICE

I give the garment's measurements, compare these with a similar garment that fits you well to check fit. Clothing needs to be bigger than you are, so allow at least an inch or two for ease of movement in addition to your body measurements, more for coats or loose fitting garments. Feel free to ask for advice.

Measurements are taken with the garment laid flat, and kept 'relaxed' not stretched.

Bust or Chest: underarm to underarm, doubled
Waist: across natural waist/narrowest point, doubled
Hips: measured side to side 8" below waist, doubled
Shoulders: from shoulder seam to opposite shoulder seam, at the top
Sleeve length: from shoulder seam to cuff
Raglan sleeve length: from back of neck to cuff
Sleeve inseam: from underarm to cuff
Bodice length: from back of neck, below any collar, to waist, or as specified
Overall length: from back of neck, below collar, to hem, or as specified

OTHER INFORMATION

Clothes: Larger sizes may be pinned back on the mannequin to show the shape. Full skirts may be shown over a full petticoat. Unless otherwise stated jewellery, belts and other accessories are not included.

Clothing will be either hand-washed or steam-cleaned to freshen when necessary.

We operate from smoke-free home with a cat - though we don't let him near the vintage! Vintage may have traces of odour or pet hair from their previous owners, though anything significant will be pointed out.

Please ask if you have any questions.

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