60s/70s Maxi Sundress - xs, sm

SKU: 00531-003

1960s or early 70s maxi sundress is so crisp, cool, and clean in navy blue and white checks with kelly green stripes. True surplice (crossover) bodice and wrap-front skirt. Self-lined bodice. New old stock with original hangtags showing a price of $38, which in 1970 was equivalent to $175 today. A quality dress with hand-finishing (see photo).

Labels: Justin McCarty
This Dallas, Texas-based company was in business from 1927 until 1992. Research indicates a focus on current fashion silhouettes for young co-eds and career women. It was sold in boutiques alongside high-quality, upscale brands such as Lilli Ann. We've included a charming advertisement from 1955. 

Fiber/Care: 90% acetate/10% nylon, we recommend dry-cleaning

Condition: brand new and unworn, with original tags attached. the original belt has been lost to time, but we show a few options for inspiration (not included). fresh and clean.

Garment Measurements:
- ignore the vintage size 6 tag. this dress is slightly snug on Cecelia, who measures b: 33.5, rib: 27.5, waist: 23, although it would fit her better if she were softer, like a person. Please go by the following and compare with a garment you own that fits you well. -

 bodice: 16"/40.5cm
 bust: 34"/ 86.25cm
 waist: 23"/58cm
 hips: 35"/89cm
 length: 54.5"/138.25cm

(BDV SKU: 00531-003)


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