This is a stunning dress from the 1950s by Blanes, London. Fabric is silky cotton in black and white with a fabulous organic print and horizontal stripes. Exquisite cut as Blanes dresses used to be made, flattering skirt with metal zipper on the back. Hems are handstitched. What a dream!
The tag reads size 18 (UK) but please check the measurements below
Armpit to armpit (flat): 20.5" (52cm)
Waist: 31.5" (80cm)
Shoulder to waist: 15.5" (40cm)
Waist to bottom: 24" (61cm) + 3" (8cm) hem to let out
Length: 39.5" (101cm)
Sweep, flat side to side: 44" (113cm)
Condition: Awesome condition with only a couple of tiny holes over the waistband probably due to the friction of the belt (view picture) and a couple of grey spots at the very bottom (view picture). No other problems at all!