Racy little mini shift dress from the 1960s in high-quality jet-black velvet. V-neck, bust and vertical darts, empire waist. Lined only at upper part of bodice and straps. Pinked seams. Closes at low-scoop back with nylon zipper and top hook&eye. Union made in the U.S.A. Adorable.
Lola wears it with our 60s sparky blue duster coat.
Labels: Bobbie Brooks, 1963-'74 ILGWU tag
Fiber/Care: 100% cotton velvet, acetate upper bodice lining, dry-clean
Condition: there's a small coffee-colored stain at lower right front (it's very subtle in person, and was only noticeable under the bright photography lights)
*We've had this mini dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*
- please ignore the vintage size 13 tag as sizes have changed. go by the following measurements and leave yourself room to breathe (and do the pony) -
bodice: 11"/28cm to empire seam
bust: 34"/86.25cm + darts to ~ 36"/91.5cm
empire waist: 31"/78.5cm
natural waist: ~34"/86.25cm
(BDV SKU: 00181-001)
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