1960s cape sleeved vintage hostess dress


  • Description


This is a stunning and iconic chiffon hostess dress in citrus shades of orange and lemon with a hint of mauve. There is a sleeveless under dress lined in pale cream silk which has a high bust seam and flows in swathes of chiffon to the floor. The dress has a V neckline which plunges lower at the back. There is an inset flowing cape which incorporates cuffed sleeves with double button fastenings. There is a row of decorative buttons at the front centre bust and a pleated quarter cummerbund with decorative buttons at the back high seam.

Vintage items rarely conform to modern day sizings and the UK size we give is only a guide. You are advised to check the measurements carefully to ensure a good fit.


bust: 34"

waist: 30"

hips: free

length: 57"

Approximately UK size: 12 but please check measurements

1960s / CONDITION: Very good - there are a few marks in the lining, unseen when worn. The lining may need a little adjustment at the hem.

Please refer to our grading and sizing guides.

Tags: 1960s, UK 12

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