Original Vintage: Day Dress
Dating from: 1980s
Label: Laura Ashley Made in Great Britain
Side seam to side seam across bust 36” (91cm)
Side seam to side seam across waist 30” (76)
Hips are free
length from back neck to waist 14 1/2” (37 cm)
length from back neck to hem 47 1/2” (121 cm)
Width at hem: 200 “ (510 cm)
Sleeve Length: 14” ¼ (35cm)
Rock Follies Size 12 (labelled by Laura Ashley as a 1980s 14)
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: 100% Cotton quality print medium weight, with a pastel pattern the background is a pale lilac blue, with stunning cottage roses in light and dark pinks with leaves in ivory and the palest of green with a highlight of apricot.
Style: Sweetheart neckline with softly gathered sleeves, skirts are gathered into the waist giving a generous fullness which falls mid-calf. The bodice has 7 shaped panels to give a close fit with 5 covered buttons opening to the waist, with a spare button sewn into the label. There is a also a side zip. Really well made the sleeves and the bodice are fully lined with the same fabric.
Features: The neckline, waist seam and sleeves have all been piped with a tiny self-piping a lovely detail found in these Laura Ashley collectables.
Closure: Nylon Zip down the side seam and cover button down the centre front
Ideal to wear for: Really pretty wearable dress to wear casually or to dress up a collectable Laura Ashley Frock.
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: There are 3 small marks in the pattern the dress has been discounted by £10 it really is not very noticeable.
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age, but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
- Mint Vintage Condition: Means the item although Vintage is unworn and good as the day it was made.
- Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
- Flawed Vintage Condition: Means the item is wearable but does have some repair, mark or damage. The flaws will be described.