1960s Vintage Pink Silk Cocktail Dress
Vintage Clothing and Kimonos are not sized the same as modern manufactured clothing. Everything sold by ThisBlueBird will include actual garment measurements in inches. When choosing an item please refer to the measurements and compare them with a similar style garment you already own. Please note the measurements are actual garment measurements and you must leave 2 to 3 inches between your actual measurements and the garment for ease of movement.
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Bespoke dress, no tags. The measurements listed below were taken while dress was laying flat and doubled where appropriate. Best fit size 4 to 6 US, possibly up to size 8, see measurements.
Bust - 36 inches
Waist - 30 inches without using the inner belt
Interior belt - 26 inches
Hips of the lining silk - 50 inches
Length from shoulder to hem - 43 inches
Shoulders across - 10 inches across to outer edge of straps
Exterior waist tie - 70 inches