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Vintage 1950s Designer Dress - Festive Greta Platery Cherry Red Cotton Sundress w Atomic Snowflake Print Size XS

Regular price £97.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £97.00 GBP
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•Highlights: a great festive dress for warmer climes, or wear with a cardigan and tights; fitted bodice; full box-pleated skirt; great designer who was celebrated in her day and sold alongside Tina Leser, Cole of California, and Carolyn Schnurer

•Colors: soft cherry red, black, pine, pale blue with a Midcentury atomic/snowflake type print

•Fabric(s): cotton with rickrack trim

•Lined: bodice is lined in red cotton

•Closures: rear metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Greta Platery

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


Fits about a modern XS; please allow room for fit/ease

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 34"

Waist about 24"/24 1/2"

Hips full

Shoulder to waist about 15"

Shoulder to hem about 43 1/2" 


Great vintage shape with gentle signs of age and previous use. Cleaned. 60+ years old.

To note: the rickrack could be gently pressed flat and "perfect"...I steamed her but ran out of spoons as far as hand-ironing goes.


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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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