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Rita dress

Rita dress

Regular price £65.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £65.00 GBP
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Rita is a home made dress from the 80s with lots of style and glamour. The waist is slightly dropped but can be belted for a more fitted look. Fastens simply with two hook and eyes fasteners are waist. The shoulders have beautiful draped pleated detail which then is mirrored  onthe central front part of the skirt, which cascades down from the waist.

The beautiful fabric has a really unique floral print and also contains a slightly metallic fleck running through.

Fit

UK 12-10 depending on fit preference, waist is slightly dropped from usual position and measures 29 inches, armpit to armpit measures 38 inches.


Excellent vintage condition.

Man made fabric, machine or hand wash on cool

Materials

Material:
Our dress is made from 100% European linen, sourced from flax. Flax is a renewable resource that grows quickly and requires much less water than conventional cotton, making it an eco-friendly choice we love.

Size Guide

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BELOW MEASUREMENTS RELATE TO YOUR BODY SIZE, NOT THE GARMENT. EACH DRESS IS DESIGNED TO FIT THE BELOW BODY MEASUREMENTS.

THE DRESS IS A RELAXED OVERSIZED CUT, IF A CLOSER FIT IS DESIRED WE RECOMMEND SIZING DOWN. IF YOU ARE A SIZE 6-8 AND WANTING A CLOSER FIT PLEASE JUST DROP US AN EMAIL AFTER PURCHASE AND WE CAN ACCOMODATE YOUR REQUESTS.

  • SIZE 0 = UK 6-8 ( CHEST 83 CM/ WAIST 65 CM/ HIPS 88.5 CM)
  • SIZE 1 = UK 8-10 (CHEST 88 CM/ WAIST 70 CM/ HIPS 93.5 CM)
  • SIZE 2 = UK 10-12 (CHEST 93CM/ WAIST 75CM/ HIPS 98.5 CM)
  • SIZE 3= UK 12-14 (CHEST 98CM/ WAIST 80CM/ HIPS 103.5 CM)
  • SIZE 4 = UK 14-16 (CHEST 103 CM /WAIST 85 CM/ HIPS 108.5 CM)
  • SIZE 5 = UK 16-18 (CHEST 110.5 CM/ WAIST 92.5/ HIPS 116 CM)

PLEASE NOTE IF YOU WANT A LARGER SIZE THAN LISTED HERE PLEASE JUST DROP US AN EMAIL AS WE WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO CREATE A DRESS FOR YOU AND WE CAN WORK TO BESPOKE MEASUREMENTS.

Care information

Care Instructions:
To keep the handmade tassels on this garment in perfect condition, we recommend using an eco-friendly dry cleaner. If you prefer, you can hand wash the dress in cold water and lay it flat to dry. For best results, iron it while it's still slightly damp.

In line with our commitment to sustainability, we suggest washing your garments as infrequently as possible. Between washes, you can air your clothes out, spot clean any marks, or use an eco-friendly gentle fabric spray.

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