This vibrant and totally fabulous vintage 1960s flower power dress is by ‘Palm Island’ and couldn’t be any more mid-century magnificent. The 100% cotton dress is decorated with statement-size hibiscus-shaped flower petals and purple, orange and light tan paisley swirls. There’s no stretch or give in this dress so please carefully check measurements below. It’s labelled a vintage size 14 but is more like a modern size 6 or 8. There are some minor stains and markings (barely noticeable on the vibrant pattern) that are to be expected in a genuine vintage piece approximately 60 years old.
Fabric: 100% cotton
Label: Palm Island
Dress front width measurements when garment is laid flat (for the entire measurement, double the dimensions):
Bust: 44cm (17 inches)
Waist: 42cm (16.5 inches)
Hips: 52cm (21 inches)
Length from shoulder to hem: 96cm (38 inches)
There’s no stretch in this fabric, it’s 100% cotton.
Best fits a modern size 6 or 8.
Model is a size 6 to 8 with the following measurements:
Bust: 82cm (32.5 inches)
Waist: 66cm (26 inches)
Hips: 91cm (36 inches)
Height: 165cm (5’4”)
This garment has been gently machine washed and is odour free, ready to wear on arrival.