Meet Hickory, she is a beautiful and truly rare 1970s dream dress by one of my favourite labels of the time, Quad, her fabric content isn't specified, but she is made from a gorgeous soft crepe, probably either a wool or viscose blend. She has an epic victoriana silhouette with high pie crust collar and epic billowing sleeves. She has a stunning and truly 70s style floral print in beautiful warm browny tones. I love Hickory so much, she is exactly my style of prairie dress and has such an epic cut. I hope she heads to the best home!
This girl measures to approx UK size 6/8 small 10.
Bust - up to 34"
Waist - 29" - does sit high
Length - 57.5"
For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6.
The Hickory has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. Dry clean only. She is in good vintage condition, she has a few minor signs of wear and she has several mended holes to her billowing sleeves, this is buried within the drama of them, and they are really not that noticeable. This is something I always find on this fabric. These have been reflected in her price.
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.