Vintage 1980s Bright & Vivid nautical themed dress by Austin Reed, in a navy silk with abstract flags.
Faux pockets to the chest of the bodice and with a faux button down front.
The shoulders are gently padded and are quite dainty. The collar is a shawl design. The waist is slightly dropped and there are two inverted pleats, either side of the hips, off centre, which makes the dress fall just so. A kickpleat of 6.5” completes the look.
Overall this is a very distinctive classy and beautiful dress, Which has been generously cut to suit a size 18.
The measurements given have been taken seam to seam when the garment was laid flat and relaxed. Please compare the sizes given for an exact fit.
Under arm to under arm 50 inches.
Waist 38 inches.
Hip 54 inches.
Sleeve length 14 inches width at the elbow 15 inches.
Shoulder to shoulder 17.5 inches.
Length 52 inches.
Kick Pleat 6.5 inches.
This was part of a consignment of garments from a North Yorkshire Retired boutique- Unworn Pristine
Freshly dry cleaned and ready to wear.
The item has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally.
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