This 80s plaid vintage dress has a lot of Victorian style influence as was very popular in the 1980s; the puff sleeves and ruffled Peter Pan style collar are examples.
The dress is a fit and flare style with a button front and looks great cinched in at the waist with a belt, see pic 5, pair with cowboy boots or riding boots for a stylish country look.
The colours incude; burgundy, blue, navy, green and gold metallic thread throughout the fabric, there is a navy velvet trim on the bodice and collar. There are pockets at the hips and it is a midi length. The fabric feels like flannel and is nice and cosy for the Autumn/Winter season, the skirt is lined but not the bodice.
Shoulder : 15”
Bust : 38”
Waist : 34”
Hips : 48”
Sleeve Length : 25.5”
Length : 42”
Best Fit : UK size 12-14, US size 8-10
Label : C&A, see pic 6
Fabric Composition : 50% cotton, 50% polyester, lining : 100% polyester, machine washable.
Condition : The dress is in very good vintage condition however, the elastic at the waist has gone, the waist can be cinched in with a belt. Otherwise, there are minimal signs of wear, the dress has been washed and is ready to wear.