The Green Garnet Dress, she is a super rare 1970s chiffon balloon sleeve prairie maxi dress by Miss Novell for Fenwicks Newcastle Upon Tyne. She is fully lined.
The Green Garnet Dress has the most gorgeous green chiffon fabric which has a stunning boho patchwork like print. She is smocky in cut from the chest downwards and has the most amazing huge billowing balloon sleeves. She has stunning button detailing to her chest and a zip up back. This babe is extra special, originally sold in the hometown of Pansy and found earlier this year locally, I wonder who owned her? This beauty is ultra rare and a complete collectors piece.
This girl measures is free size up to a UK 12 possibly 14.
Bust - Free due to the cut of her sleeves
Under bust - 37"
Length - 55"
For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6 and our model, the gorgeous Katie is a UK 6/8 and 5"7 in height.
The Green Garnet Dress has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. We best recommend hand washing or dry cleaning to preserve this beauty. She is in goodvintage condition.
She has minimal signs of vintage wear. But please bare in mind that our pieces are true vintage, they’ve been danced in and they have been lived in, so all 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.