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Vintage 1980s does 1950s Karen Alexander Dress - Dream Floral Cotton Sculpted Halter Circle Skirt Belted Sundress Size S to M

Regular price $248.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $248.00 USD
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•Highlights: halter bodice with KA's iconic corset-like seaming/structure; boning; double-layered bust; nipped waist with wide matching belt; mega volume full circle tea length skirt; hip pockets; a DREAM example from this wildly collectible label

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•Colors: white, blues, pinks, greens, yellow, lavender

•Fabric(s): pure cotton

•Lined: no

•Closures: rear zipper

•Designer/Labels: Karen Alexander

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


Tagged a VINTAGE 8. Fits about a modern S or M; please allow room for fit/ease

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 36" and can fit extra fullness through the cups (it's essentially cut like a halter top)

Waist about 28" and intended to belted to fit (belt fits from 26" to 30" and is marked a Medium)

Hips full

Bodice, underarm to waist seam about 7 1/4" 

Full length, underarm to hem about 41"

Waist seam to hem about 35"


Great vintage shape. Cleaned. 30+ years old.


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