An elegant, classy and versatile ensemble that can be combined with any color and numerous accessories. Made of a lightweight Wool blend fabric in Dark Blue (pictures has been sightly lightened to show details). The numerous pleats on each side of the bodice and
skirt create a wonderful and defined midcentury silhouette, accentuated by the two side bows. Add the matching bolero to complete your special outfit. The bolero has an open design and features a
deep pleat on each sleeve.
Please note: The dress and bolero are sold separately in this listing.
>>> Lined Bodice. (Skirt unlined -> semi-sheer. Dark colored underskirt recommended)
>>> Classy below-knee length.
>>> V neckline (front) and rounded neckline (back- see last picture).
>>> Side metal zipper.
>>> wider A-line skirt (no full skirt).
>>> Invisible hem.* Dress shown with a very light day petticoat, hat, accessories (not included).
**Dress shown without light petticoat in the last picture only.
>>> Lined Bodice for opacity.
>>> Open design (no closure).
>>> Cropped bolero ends just below the bust.
>>> 3/4 sleeve length.
>>> Pleated sleeve.
>>> Invisible sewn hems all over.
MATERIAL & CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Wool blend (55% Wool, 45% PES).
Dry clean. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Iron low heat.
The fabric has no stretch. The measurements below correspond to the DRESS SIZES. The bolero is designed in a way to match the dress sizes accordingly and its open design further supports a more variable fit depending on what you prefer (i.e. Bolero in size M will comfortably fit over Dress in size M. When you have a big bust but small waist, you might order a made-to-measure dress and a bolero that corresponds to your bust size).
>>> Please note: The measurements stated in the table below are the measurements of the finished garment.
Which size to choose depends on whether your prefer a more loose or close fit. This design should fit tight at the waist and comfy at the bust.
MADE - TO - MEASURE
This dress and bolero can also be made according to your individual measurements.
There are two options to choose from. Which to choose depends on your waist measurement:
(1) Made - to - Measure:
any waist measurement below 84cm/33 inch
(2) Made - to - Measure CURVY:
any waist measurement that is 84cm/33 inch and above
After placing your order, you will be directed to the made-to-measure submission form where you can choose to
fill in your measurements online immediately or later.
Please feel free to contact Prettie Lanes at any time, in case you have questions. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Away from mass production and sameness - PRETTIE LANES fashion designs & hats are sold in limited editions keeping each piece special. Once sold out - a design
will never be available again in the exact same style. One of a kind and custom garments to spread individuality. Each piece is exclusively sold via this online shop.
Environmentally conscious, each garment is designed & handmade in PRETTIE LANES' private house atelier in Switzerland. Everything is made to order. No surplus - no garment waste. Natural and bio degradable fabrics are used (no polyester, elathane). Ethically manufactured, slow fashion from Switzerland.
PRETTIE LANES creates new, midcentury style, true to era designs, yet no vintage reproductions. With vintage sewing and construction techniques & period accurate materials each piece has the signature vintage look & feel. Vintage inspired fashion based on modern values.
The inhouse design and manufacturing process at PRETTIE LANES allows for customized designs as well as customized sizing, Body positivity and size inclusion are
core values of this company, serving clients of all shapes and sizes and providing them with an individual, perfectly fitted garment.
PRETTIE LANES' Fashion Show (Friday 10th April 2020) & Vending Booth (Saturday 11th April 2020).
One of the rare opportunities to have a close look at all PRETTIE LANES' fashions and hats &
to meet the designer Franziska Schlupski personally at the famous Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, Las Vegas, USA.