Meet Buckwheat, she is a HOLY GRAIL rare 1970s prairie dream by Earlybird, one of the best boutique labels of the time. She is beautifully crafted in a quality cotton with beautiful lace placements and her contrasting floral prints are a dream. This dream has a gorgeous silhouette with high neck, fitted bust with a tiered skirt which flows down from the underbust and puff sleeves. Buckwheat is a true and collectible treasure to behold, she could easily be worn through the seasons and will be a treasured dress forever.
This girl would work on UK sizes 6/8/10 best.
Bust - 34" - 35"
Under Bust - 32"
Length - 55.5"
For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6.
The Buckwheat has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. She can safely be washed at home on a cool setting. She is in good vintage condition, she has a few minor signs of wear.
This beauty has minimal signs of vintage wear, but please bear in mind that our pieces are true vintage, they’ve been danced in and they have been lived in, so all of our garments will carry your usual signs of vintage wear. Anything that we think is outside of what would class as usual vintage wear, we will state.
Here at Pansy we know vintage sizes are very different from modern sizes, and we pride ourselves on offering accurate measurements with approximate modern UK sizing to ensure a your Pansy purchases will be a good fit.
Although we do offer approx modern sizing it is also very helpful if you know your own measurements. If you are unsure of these, an easy way of estimating them is measuring one of your own garments, that fits well, laid flat. Measure in inches, across from pit to pit, flat across the waist and double both of these measurements. Our length measurements are mostly taken from the highest point of the shoulder to the hem.