Vintage 80s Laura Ashley 20s Style Middy Sailor Dress

An early Laura Ashley, vintage 1960s, that evokes the 1920s middy dress in a surprisingly sophisticated color!Straight cut bodice with dropped waist and large squared off sailor-style collar trimmed with narrow satin ribbon. Long cuffed sleeves are lightly puffed at the shoulder. The skirt is pleated.

 

Size:

No size label

Measurements Inches Centimeters
Bust 39" 99
Shoulders 15.5" 39.5
Dropped waist (at about hip level) 42" 106.5
Bodice length 26.25" 66.5
Sleeve length 24" 61
Skirt length 22" 56
Sweep 92" 234
Fabric:

Soft pinwale corduroy in dark turquoise, with navy blue ribbon trim. No fabric content tag and nowhere to snip a bit of fabric for a burn test without disrupting anti-fray stitching, but I believe it’s cotton.

 

Tag:

laura ashley, Made in Great Britain.

 

Closures:

The dress slips on over the head, so that needs to be factored in when considering measurements. The vee shape insert in the middle of the sailor collar closes with two hidden buttons on the left.

 

Condition:

No stains, holes, tears or other issues seen.

 

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