The Victoria

The Victoria, she is an absolutely stunning gothic victoriana dream. She is handmade from a stunning thick cotton with a satin neckline and trims.

Victoria is the meaning of gothic. She has an amazing structured silhouette with button closure and a skirt which fastens with a wrap feature at her front with hook and eye. Her construction is almost historical. She probably dates from around the 80s and possibly was a costume piece, but she is so wearable. Her skirt shape is amazing, the back is full of heavy pleats giving off a dramatic look and it is slightly longer at the back. Victoria is the meaning of gothic drama and truly is a statement dark delight.

This girl measures to approx a UK size 6/8, possibly a small waisted 10.

Bust - 36"

Waist - 26" - 27"

Length -  52" at the front and 57" at the back.

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

Victoria has been freshly laundered and is ready to wear. She can safely be washed on a 30 degree setting at home. She is in good vintage 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.