60s Maxi Evening Dress

SKU: 00399-002
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Richly elegant gown of velvet and metallic brocade from the 1960s.

  • lush black velvet empire bodice with plunging V-neckline
  • long sleeves with snaps at wrists for a snug fit
  • slightly full straight skirt in sparkling metallic Jacobean brocade of gold and copper
  • fully lined in black crepe
  • metal back zipper
  • attached velvet belt with permanent bow at front, closes at back
  • beautifully made with high-quality fabrics and fine dress-maker details including (of course) Hong Kong seams
  • made in Hong Kong

Labels: Kent Originals

Fiber/Care: no tags, blend of natural and synthetic fibers / dry-clean

Condition: there's a small smudgy bit at the back of the right arm, as shown. there's faint deodorant residue in the interior underarms.

*We've had this evening dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
shoulders: 15"/38cm
bust: best up to 34"/81.25-86.25
bodice length: 13"/33cm to ribbon
empire waist: 28/71cm
hips: free
skirt length: 44"/111.5cm
hem sweep: 72"/183cm
nape to hem: 55.5"/141cm

(The dress is slightly tight on me in the bodice and arms or I'd be keeping it. It's splendid. I measure b: 35.5", underbust: 31.5" and I have fat arms. If you're slightly smaller, with normal or slim arms, it will fit you fine.)

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: Significant shipping overages (where applicable) will be refunded. International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 



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