Dress & Jacket "Botanique 1955"

 Choose your size:

CHF 279.00


Customization "Botanique 1955"

Optional customization for your size:

CHF 0.00

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  • Made To Order/Ships within 5-6 Weeks

CHF 279,- // Currency conversion (for reference only!) € 268,- / £ 227,- / $ 283,-





Stripes of florals and leaves... Lovely Day Dress made of a heavy-weight Cotton-blend fabric in beautiful shades of Soft Yellow, Blue. and brownish Grey on an Off-White ground (most accurate color shown in 3rd photo). You can order this dress separately or as a ensemble version including the jacket.


The dress features thin shoulder straps with a small decorative bow, waist and bust darts as well as a hand-pleated skirt section. It closes with a back, lapped, metal zipper. Unlined (fabric is opaque so undergarments are not mandatory). Matching belt included, hand-crochet belt loops. Authentic invisibly sewn hems. Hidden side pockets on request (choose from "customization" drop down)..


Classic midi length (see sizing table) or custom length (Free of charge 0,00CHF). Dress shown without(!) a petticoat. It is recommended to wear this dress with a straplass bra.


Pair this dress with its matching cropped, open style bolero jacket with contrasting collar and cuffs for your perfect ensemble look. The jacket is lined, made of a lightweight fabric that matches one of the Blue shades of the dress (on the photos it looks a little darker but it’s the same shade) and has an overall cropped length to create a classic mid-century silhouette (around 6cm shorter than waist-line). 


Color-wise the hats "Paris Gardens 1949" in Blue and "Midsummer" in Wheat are perfect additions to this ensemble.



M A T E R I A L  &  C A R E


Dress 98% Cotton, 2% Elasthan*. Unlined.

Bolero: 80% Wool, 20% Cotton. Lined partially in Dress fabric & Tencel.


Professional dry clean or gentle handwash. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Iron/steam medium heat. Let fully dry after steaming. Always wash with zipper closed. Handwash with colors alike.


*Transparency note:

Prettie Lanes is not making any use of elastic fibers since 2017. This fabric however was sourced in 2016 and stored in the archives ever since. Gradually destocking the fabric archives had left two major options - using the fabric or letting it go to waste. Avoiding waste is essential in the fashion industry and that is why Prettie Lanes decided to use the fabric and turn it into something beautiful even though it may not fully cover todays sourcing policies of this company. The fabric itself is in perfect condition.



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


Available customization for this design:

Custom skirt length (waist to hem max 83cm). Please specify measurement(s) in "note to seller" section during checkout.

Custom bodice Length (for very tall or short clients). Please specify measurement(s) in "note to seller" section during checkout.

Custom waist (waist max 83cm). Please specify measurement(s) in "note to seller" section during checkout.

Hidden Side Pockets



S I Z E  &  F I T


The fabric has no stretch. (no stretch directions of the fabric were used in order to create the typical vintage feel). 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. Please choose your dress size by your bust size. The waist size can be customized if needed (choose from customization list).


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







    cm inch cm inch cm inch cm inch cm inch
  BUST 84 33 88 34,5 93 36,5 98 38,5 104 41


Customization available +20 CHF

64 25,2 68 26,7 72 28 77 30,5 83 32,5
  HIPS free



Customization available for free

74 29,1 74 29,1 78 30,7 78 30,7 78 30,7

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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 47 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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