Sweet Disorder Vintage
1940s Mustard Soutache Midi Dress With Flaws
Divine 1940s midi dress in mustard yellow rayon crepe. Peaked shoulders, gorgeous soutache neckline and original matching belt. The bodice and waist are darted to make the wonderful silhouette. Original shoulder pads create the iconic shape of the sleeves. Talon zipper with bell-shaped pull in the back of the dress. This beauty is gorgeous and sturdy however there is wear & staining throughout. See photos & condition notes for all the details. She's not in perfect condition but she is *perfection* and still very wearable.
Length 38" Length shoulder to waist 15"
Best fit size S-M. Shown with the waist pinned on a size XS mannequin. You could move the snaps on the belt to fit a size XS.
Label: None present
Material: Rayon crepe
This 1940s mustard midi dress is in fair condition. Structurally sound and wearable. There is staining throughout, at the underarms, on the skirt, sleeves and bodice. The dye has faded subtly along the shoulder line and a little on the skirt. There are two mends on one shoulder. Overall wear to the fabric and a little straining at a dart seam or two at the waist. The belt shows lots of age with cracking to the gold piping and the backing. The dress has been freshly hand washed, steamed and is ready to wear with lots of life in her still. Presents beautifully. Over 70 years old and truly stunning.
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