Vintage 1950s Dress & Bolero by Dorville Silk Lace Ultra Classic 50s Chic

$147.58 $196.78

Shipping to United States: $35.55

The garment was part of a fashion collection and has remained in its original 1952 worn once condition.
Made from ultra fine pure new wool and trimmed with silk Nottinghamshire lace.
This is a gorgeous set, and offers style and designer chic which is highly wearable today.
Suitable for work or a garden party maybe high tea and retro weddings and Goodwood

The bodice of the dress has layered lace, with the buttons being covered. There is lace to the hem of the dress and also to the placket of the jacket

The measurements given are actual, from seam to seam taken when the garment was laid flat, and are given as a guide. Please compare these measurements against a similar garment of your own.

The dress;
Label size 18
Underarm to underarm; 42”
Length; 42”
Waist; 34”
Hips; 44”
Zip; Metal 16”
Across the shoulders; 16.5”

The bolero;
Underarm to underarm; 44”
Length; 23”
Waist; 40”
Hips; 44”
Sleeve length; 19”
Across the shoulders; 16.5”

The suit has been freshly dry cleaned and is ready to wear.

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Shipping from United Kingdom

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Estimated shipping times

  • United Kingdom : 3 - 5 business days
  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
  • North America : 3 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 10 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 5 - 10 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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