Bouclè Dress & Jacket "Vue Magnifique 1950"

Choose between a dress only version or the ensemble version (dress + jacket):

CHF 499.00

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Customization "Vue Magnifique 1950"

Optional customization: custom skirt length (max 87cm)

CHF 0.00


- No layaway available for Ruby Collection designs. -

 

L U X U R Y

 

Signature for all "Ruby Collection" designs, this model is an exclusive limited edition of max. 5 pieces that are manufactured for the worldwide market*. You can choose between a dress only version and an ensemble version (dress + jacket). Due to the fitted design of this model, it is exclusively available in a made-to-measure version.

 

 

I N D I V I D U A L   A C C E S S O R I E S

 

Wish to have a matching Veil, Half Hat or wide brim platter hat for your bridal look? Prettie Lanes is experienced in creating the perfect accessories and hat wear for your outfit. Just get in touch to discuss your individual piece that matches your preferences, hairstyle & season. Prices roughly range between 160,- to 250,- Swiss Franc. A fabric sample can also be sent to you on request to make it easier to color-match your shoes, jewelry & more.

 

 

F E A T U R E S

 

The epitome of mid-century silhouettes - class and calm elegance textured Bouclè fabric in shades of Creme paired with stunning sleeves. A wonderful dress/ensemble for a wedding or a luxury version of a breath-taking Summer dress, business dress or high tea attire.

 

The sleeveless dress (orderable with or without the jacket) features a fitted bodice with formed darts for an authentic 1950s silhouette and a wide oval neckline (high in the front and slightly lower in the back. The fitted, straight skirt-part features a back vent to ensure comfort and movement.

 

The two beautifully draped side bows on the upper hip add this special extra to this look. Underneath the bows hidden are two pockets, small enough to not show yet big enough to carry your obligatory tissue, lipstick or similar small belongings. The pocket closes with metal press buttons hidden under the bow.

 

Back, lapped metal zipper. Fully lined for opacity and comfort. Couture finish: authentic invisibly (hand-) sewn hems, facings and details all-over, just how it was done back in the 1940s and 50s. The dress features internal bra strap stays on the shoulder seam to keep your bra straps in place, while enjoying a wide flattering neckline.

 

Classic midi length (see sizing table) or custom length (Free of charge 0,00CHF).

 

The Pearl Tassel brooches and the Pearl Necklace are also available at the website.

 

The waist-length jacket features dramatic, just-below-elbow length bishop sleeves with a bow detail on the hem, perfectly mirroring the bows of the dress and creating a beautiful ensemble look. The sleeves are interlined to have a beautiful voluminous and firm drape (they are not(!) filled with material for the photo- its just how they drape).

 

The princess seams on the jacket created a fitted look to enhance your hourglass silhouette. The deep front neckline of this jacket is framing your bodice in the most flattering way and closes with invisible metal snap buttons for a clean and seamless look.

 

Fully lined for opacity and comfort. Couture finish: authentic invisibly (hand-) sewn hems, facings and details all-over, just how it was done back in the 1940s and 50s.

 

 

M A T E R I A L  &  C A R E

 

Boucle: 100% Cotton. Lining: 100% Rayon & Cotton.

Professional dry clean or gentle handwash 30°C. 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.

 

 

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

 

Please choose from customization listing:

Custom skirt length (waist to hem max 87cm). Please specify measurement(s) in "note to seller" section during checkout.

 

 

S I Z E

 

The fabric has no stretch. This model is exclusively available for order as a made-to-measure version to ensure a perfect fit of this figure-hugging model.

 

Made-to-measure (based on more than20+ measurements of your body): After checkout please specify your measurements via the ´Submit your measurements´ (immediately or any time later).

 

 

P E R S O N A L   F I T T I N G

 

A free fitting of your final dress at the Prettie Lanes Showroom in Kanton Zurich, Switzerland can be arranged individually if needed. Just get in touch after your order to arrange an appointment together that meets your time schedule.

 

 


 

 

* Excluding one exhibition piece made for the company archives. Each piece comes numbered and with a certificate of authenticity.

 

NEW DESIGNS launch year-around.

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Limited

editions


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 order your very own PRETTIE LANES original exclusively via this online boutique.

 

swiss

handmade


Environmentally conscious, the day wear creations and hats are designed & handmade to order from era accurate, natural-,  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.

 

 

period

authentic


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.

 

 

size

inclusive


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.

 

 

small

business


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, marketing & more. Till to date, PRETTIE LANES serves clients in more than 45 countries worldwide with ethically made, slow fashion. Shop small - Enjoy the special!

 

 


responsibility


 

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 and durable materials whenever possible. 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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