The Acanthus

Meet Acanthus, she is a beautiful and rare 1970s bohemian dream dress by Wallis, whose vintage pieces are always sublime quality. She is either made from a soft cotton or viscose fibre, regardless, she is beautiful, soft, flowy and breathable. She has a gorgeous shape with nipped in waist, wrap over shape bodice, kimono style sleeves and a flowing skirt. She has a gorgeous vibrant oriental style print on a black base with a gorgeous border print detail. Acanthus is a true summers day bohemian dream and paired with chunky sandals she will look simply divine! 

This girl measures to approx UK size 6/8.

Bust - 33"

Waist - 26"

Length -  52.5"

 For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6. 

The Acanthus 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.