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Vintage 1960s Knit Dress - High End Mod Black Wool Jersey Knitwear Designer Don Simonelli Coat Dress XS to S

Regular price £105.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £105.00 GBP
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•Highlights: wonderful quality with a goth-monastic look; stretchy knit; classic mod sleek fit; black buttons run from hem to top of cowl-like collar; buttons open to below the waistline and then are for looks only

•Colors: black

•Fabric(s): smooth wool jersey knit with ribbed collar/cuffs

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons

•Designer/Labels: Don Simonelli Designs, STJ -- 

Design info: Simonelli grew to be well-known in 1965 when he won Coty’s Young Designer Award. After, he worked in the Anne Klein studio, and designed pieces for affiliated companies, such as Susan Thomas knit dresses and the knit sportswear of St. Joseph.

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


About a modern XS to S; is stretchy as is indicated but please allow room for the kind of fit you desire

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 34" slack, 35" pulled taut

Waist about 30"/unfitted

Hips about 36" slack, 38" pulled taut

Length, shoulder to hem about 36" and has 3" hem turned up

Shoulders seam to seam about 15"

Sleeves about 23"


Great vintage shape with only light signs of use. Clean and unfaded. 50+ years old.


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Please be familiar with vintage clothing and read over our shop policies before purchasing. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

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Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



All items purchased during our sale ship Feb 5th, 2024. We do not have access to inventory before then, and the sale discounts are to thank you for your patience.


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