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Vintage 1970s to 1980s DeWeese Swimsuit + Cover Up - DEADSTOCK w Tag Bumblebee Stripes + Seashell Belt Size XS to S

Regular price £96.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £96.00 GBP
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•Date: 1970s/1980s

•Highlights: classic tank with stretchy belt and seashell clasp buckle; matching batwing sleeve cover-up with original hangtag!

•Colors: black, white, yellow bumblebee stripe

•Fabric(s): cotton lycra blend

•Lined: bust and gusset

•Closures: no

•Designer/Labels: DeWeese Designs of California -- the style stated on the hangtag is  "Strip Tease" (love it!)

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


Tagged a VINTAGE 8 and Small for the cover-up. About a modern size XS to S; please allow extra room for ease and the kind of fit you want

Bust (underarm to underarm measured flat, then doubled) about 30" unstretched, about 34" stretched taut

Waist about 22" unstretched, 27" stretched

Hips stretch to about 35"

Center neckline to crotch is about 18"

Length of top is about 24 1/2"


Great vintage condition. The cover-up has its hangtag; these are as pristine and "new" as vintage from nearly 50 years old gets.

Note: there are no words on the abdomen of bathing suit; sometimes you can see my dress form's printing through fabrics, and then people ask! 


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