1970s houndstooth check and velvet dress | medium
This mod style, 2-in-one dress from the late 1960s / early 70s features a black & white houndstooth check with mock high collar and a flattering fitted black velvet bodice resembling a vest. Tiny gathers fall from the hip line at the front with tiny gathers following the waistline around the back. Two slash pockets are hidden in the front skirt. This lovely quality wool blend Dominic Rompollo dress is completely lined, even the sleeves! Centre back zipper with hooks and eyes for the collar.
Measurements: please allow a little extra room for comfortable fit and ease of movement. Item is laid flat, measurements are taken and then doubled for the bust, waist and hips. For best fit, please compare to a dress you currently own and compare the measurements.
Fits like: Small
Shoulder to shoulder: 15”
Waist: 27” snug
Hips: 39” (not extending the pleats)
Length of bodice: 15”
Length of dress: 40”
Length of sleeve: 21”
Brand/maker: Dominic Rompollo, union label present
Material: Velvet, wool blend, polyester/nylon lining
Condition: very good condition
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