The Periwinkle, she is a stunning 70s violet cotton prairie maxi dream dress, she is not lined.
The Periwinkle, she is a total fave here at Pansy. She has the most gorgeous wallpaper stripe print, huge puffy sleeves, a high neck and a jabot style frill detail on her chest. Her colour is just sublime. She really is one beautiful Pansy Prairie.
This girl would work on UK sizes 8 to a 12 nicely.
Bust - 36"
Waist - 30"
Length - 54"
For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6.
The Periwinkle has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. She can safely be washed at home on a 30 degree setting. She is in goodvintage condition.
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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