Alexis Dress Vintage Ken Done Pastel Blooms 10-12 & 12-14
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Alexis is so simple, comfortable and flattering - a brand new style that mixes relaxed fit casualness with bright, fun, playfulness to absolute perfection!
This dress is the ultimate throw on number on a hot day when you crave the bare minimum touching your body without compromising on style. Then with the change of season, there's plenty of room to layer a little tee or leggings underneath and it looks great with a cardigan on top too. The hem is a great length with knee high or ankle boots.
It fits and flows in all the right places, blending a classic shift with an a-line silhouette for a look that's modern and fresh for everyday wear or easily dialled up for a fancy night out.
Neckline sits just below the collarbone - half way between a boat neck and scoop - classic and elegant.
Bust darts for comfort and a neat fit - suits a variety of sizes as there is no under bust or waist seam.
Sleeveless, covers bra straps and room for a t shirt or long sleeve underneath in cool weather.
Gently tapering waist and lower back shows feminine curves and floats flatteringly over the tummy.
Pull over style, no zipper.
V back makes for a cute detail but still fully covers the bra.
Hem falls just above the knee.
Unlike all of our other dresses, this one doesn't have pockets. Controversial, because everyone knows how much we love them! Unless of course they interfere with the overall functionality of the garment. After much experimentation, they were adding bulk and felt bothersome with how the dress drapes and moves. So we decided not to be stubborn and took them out - so the smooth side seam and frill at your knees hang beautifully, adding a carefree swish to your step just as intended!
Cotton/Poly Blend, estimated 60:40 ratio, with a smooth silky drape. Vintage fabric in excellent pre-loved condition. Handwash or gentle machine wash on delicates cycle in a wash bag using a phosphate free detergent. Low spin and dry on a coathanger. No need to iron.
One of a kind, handmade ethically and locally in Sydney’s inner west.
To check your size, lay flat a favourite cotton dress you have at home (nothing stretchy like a t shirt) run a tape measure over it and compare to these measurements. These are measurements of the garment, NOT the body. Running true to size, consistent with our other styles. Always happy to answer any questions to help you get the right size: email@example.com
Model is size 12-14, average height, slightly top heavy proportions.
Size 8-10 Bust at darts = 43cm Waist: 42cm Hips (taken on the hip bone, 10cm above the frill seam) = 49cm Bottom (taken where the frill starts)= 52cm Length from top of shoulder to hem = 92cm
Size 10-12 Bust at darts = 45cm Waist:44 Hips (taken on the hip bone, from 10cm above the frill seam) = 51cm Bottom (taken where the frill starts)= 54cm Length from top of shoulder to hem = 93.5cm
Size 12-14 Bust at darts = 47cm Waist: 46cm Hips (taken on the hip bone, from 10cm above the frill seam) = 53cm Bottom (taken where the frill starts)= 57cm Length from top of shoulder to hem = 95cm
Size 14-16 Bust at darts = 49cm Waist: 48cm Hips(taken on the hip bone, from 10cm above the frill seam) = 55cm Bottom (taken where the frill starts)= 59cm Length from top of shoulder to hem = 96.5cm
Size 16-18 Bust at darts = 51cm Waist: 50cm Hips (taken on the hip bone, from 10cm above the frill seam) = 57cm Bottom (taken where the frill starts)= 62cm Length from top of shoulder to hem = 98cm