The Dame

The Dame, she is an absolutely stunning gothic  prairie dream by Simon Ellis. Her top is velvet and her skirt is a taffeta style fabric.

Dame is a real gothic queen with so many unique features. She has the most stunning textured taffeta skirt, lace trims, a scoop neckline, diamante buttons and a little peplum waist feature. She is a true gothic dream indeed..

This girl measures to approx a UK size 10/12

Bust - 38"

Waist - 33" - does sit quite high.

Length -  57"

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

Dame has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. Please have her dry cleaned or spot clean when needed. Velvet is a luxurious fabric, please always treat her kindly.  She is in good vintage condition, she has a slight flaw to the back of her skirt, see last photo for more.  This has 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.