Cotton Dress & Stole "Giardino delle Peonie 1957"

Customizations available via customization listing below.

Please choose your size here:

CHF 295.00



D E T A I L S 


The most darling 1950s vintage inspired Cotton sundress in powdery shades of Purple, vibrant Sky Blue, Butter Yellow and Pastel Greens on the palest Lavender ground. The illusion drop waist (full circle) adds authenticity as well as loads of fabric to twirl in. Order the matching optional stole to keep off the chill in style on breezy Summer nights. Shown with a petticoat (not included).


- illusion drop waist (full circle skirt, free hips)

- elegant front bow & overlapping collar detail

- asymmetric neckline (narrow strap & collar)

- formed bust darts for a midcentury silhouette

- lined bodice, unlined skirt

- midi length (or custom length free of charge)

- Matching stole (optional): 160cm x 47cm


As a PRETTIE LANES original, you can find signature Mid-Century authentic details, such as a metal zipper (back), true to era seam finishings and genuinely hand-stitched details inside the dress. A couture finish typical for the fashion of the 1950s.



M A T E R I A L  &  C A R E


100% Cotton. Lining: 100% Cotton.

Professional dry clean or gentle handwash 30°C. Do not bleach or tumble dry. Iron/steam medium heat. Always wash with zipper closed.



C U S T O M I Z E   Y O U R   D R E S S


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Custom skirt length - free of charge.

Please specify in "notes to seller" during checkout.


Custom bodice Length (very tall or short).

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Custom waist - free of charge.

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Hidden Side Pockets


Customization "Giardino 1957"

CHF 0.00

  • Made To Order/Ships within 5-6 Weeks

B U N D L E   Y O U R   O R D E R


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S I Z E  &  F I T


The fabric has no stretch.


The measurements stated in the table below are the measurements of the finished, fitted garment.


Which size to choose depends on whether your prefer a more loose or close fit. Please choose your dress size by your bust size, the waist size can be customized.



Manufactured according to your individual measurements. After checkout please specify via the ´Submit your measurements´ form (immediately or later).


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32 34 36 38



    cm inch cm inch cm inch cm inch cm inch cm inch
  BUST 83 32,5 88 34,5 93 36,5 98 38,5 103 40,5  108 42,5


Customization available for free

64 25 68 26,5 72 28 77 30 82 32  88 34,5
  HIPS free



Customization available for free

76 30 76 30 78 30,5 78 30,5 78 30,5  78 30,5

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Away from mass production and sameness - PRETTIE LANES fashion designs & hats are sold in limited editions with custom commissions/one-of-a-kinds being taken via the in-house couture line only. Once sold out - a design will never be available again in the exact same style & material to maintain specialty, exclusivity and add additional value to every single piece. Following a sustainable, made-to-order policy, you can purchase your very own PRETTIE LANES original exclusively via this online boutique.




Environmentally conscious, the day wear creations and hats are designed & handmade to order from era accurate, plastic free, bio degradable fabrics and durable materials in PRETTIE LANES' atelier in Zurich, Switzerland. The in-house pattern creation and size customization options will make it easy for you to order your individual size without(!) the nowadays commonly used plastic based stretch fibers necessary to ‚fit in‘. Ethically manufactured, slow fashion without any surplus produced.





PRETTIE LANES offers the new, traditionally fashioned alternative to true vintage in your size - the original since 2015. All designs are manufactured using finest, historically accurate sewing and construction techniques as well as period accurate materials, creating that signature vintage look & feel emphasized by a generous amount of hand-stitched details - a luxury component all PRETTIE LANES originals feature.





The in-house design and manufacturing process at PRETTIE LANES allow for customized designs as well as customized sizing. Choose a custom waist, a custom bodice length, a custom skirt length or go for a full made-to-measure. Body positivity is one of the core values of this company that cherishes and serves clients of all shapes and sizes around the globe by creating flattering and well fitted silhouettes without harmful plastic-based stretch fibers.





Welcome to one of the smallest „fashion houses“ in the world! PRETTIE LANES is an independent one-woman business with the designer & owner F.ranziska Schlupski caring about each process on her own- from the design & pattern creation to sourcing, manufacturing each garment, marketing & more. Till to date, PRETTIE LANES serves clients in more than 46 countries worldwide with ethically made, slow fashion.

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PRETTIE LANES fashion designs are ethically tailored in Switzerland on a sustainable, made-to-order basis to sync supply and demand in an industry in which garment waste remains one of the major problems. PRETTIE LANES manufactures with highest quality standards and uses plastic free, renewable raw material based, recyclable and bio-degradable fabrics whenever possible to avoid harmful plastics. All orders are packed plastic-free in fully bio-degradable and recyclable materials. Social responsibility has been a key pillar of this company and since the beginning of operation in 2015, PRETTIE LANES has been and still is a donor and supporter of organizations and projects worldwide. Thank you for shopping small!


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