The Sugar Plum, she is a super super rare 70s velvet dream prairie beauty by coveted british label Earlybird.
Sugar Plum is truly a dream. Her colour is a stunning plum red shade, which shines beautifully. Her pile is soft and luxurious. She has the classic Earlybird shape with puff sleeves, button bodice, unusual neckline, high waist and attached tie belt. This is truly a dream dress and a one off find. Earlybird dresses are getting rarer and rarer by the day and I've never actually ever seen this cut in velvet before!
This girl would work on UK sizes 8/10/12 nicely due to having a tie back belt.
Bust - 37"
Waist - 32" - does sit quite high.
Length - 58"
For reference our mannequin, Norma, measures to a UK 6.
Sugar Plum 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 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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