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Vintage 1980s Polka Dot Bubble Hem Puff Pouf Ball Dress

Vintage 1980s Polka Dot Bubble Hem Puff Pouf Ball Dress

Regular price £150.00 GBP
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This dress returning from archive has had its sizing revised and is now a good size 10 the waist confirmed as 29 inches sits high on the torso and more details are as below - the dress was sizes as an 8 in error that is not the case. 

Exquisite and rare piece to aquire and never find again this 1980s black and white polka dot  bubble hem has  clearly has been influenced by by the designs of the high profile designers of the era Y S L  and L acroix and more recently by Celin e. We see so many 80s party dresses in the world of vintage but the ones to behold are the classic colour and style that stand the test of fashion time.  This dress cut from a black and ivory black taffeta  juxtaposed with a contrasting double silk organza ethereal frill in piped in black satin. The dress bodice  zips to the back and the puff sleeves accentauate the drama of the skirt. The sleeves are design to with tailors elastic for stretc. The skirt has been fully stored to make it wearable for mow This dress is in pristine immaculate conditon for its age.  I cant wait to see who wears this ! 

Size Guide

We take pride in providing accurate measurements with an approximation of modern UK with an International equivalent size chart below sizing to help you when choosing  your purchase and  will fit properly  as often vintage sizes differ significantly from modern sizes. 

It is also very helpful if you are aware of your own particular dimensions. If you're not sure, you may easily approximate them by measuring an item of clothes from your own wardrobe that fits well and is laid flat.

Measure the waist flat across  and for the bust from pit to pit in inches and then double it  Length is measured from middle of the shoulder to the end of the garment. 

We measure all our items flat and use the guide below

If you need further help please get in touch and we can give you advice on the best size and fit through the chat facility on the website, just press the green CHAT with us button

XXS 6 32 80.5 25 62.5 6 36 2
XS 8 33 83 26-27 65 8 38 4
Small 10 35 88 28-29 70 10 40 6
Medium 12 37 93 30-31 75 12 42 10
Large 14 39 98 32 80 14 44 12
Xlarge 16 41 103 33 85 16 48 14




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How we measure

Our items are measured flat and we use a tape measure.

Bust - measure at armpit to pit and then double

Waist/Width - measured at the natural waist of width then double

Length - measured at the middle of the tip of the shoulder to the end of the garment

Mannequin & Model

Both our mannequins are a UK size 6-8 and stand 5ft 7 inches tall

Jen is a UK Size 10

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