Martello is an epic pair of 70s chenille velvet trousers, these are actually mens, but, I bought them from a lady who said her aunt loved these and wore them all the time! They are literally stunning and you never see trousers like these! They have a fluffy shaggy pile and a beautiful shape and truly are iconic! I know they will make the best outfits!
This girl would work on UK sizes 10 small 12 best.
Waist - 30"
Rise - 11"
Inside Leg - 30"
Hips - 38"
For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6.
Martello has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. She can safely be hand washed at home. She is in good condition with 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.
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