Original vintage 1940s luxury ration 'dinner plate' or 'double elevens' label bought in for more expensive garments post war.
The dress is more 1930s Hollywood than 1940s with soft balloon sleeves, fitted cuffs and the most wonderful detailing made out of what looks to be clay and metal. The dress is made in a beautiful slipper satin and the clay beads have been appliquéd to the dress.
The bodice features a flattering V shaped waist and the skirt is gathered and draped to the floor with a small train.
Fabric: rayon slipper satin
Fastening: covered loop buttons
Label: Jayant with the ration label and original paper label inside.
Age: 1940s UK
Condition: Good condition for age. Light marking to the buttons and very faint storage markings. A few couple of beads have come off. Dry Cleaned and Ready to Wear.
This dress has been selected for it's design and quality in keeping with the Alexandra King aesthetic. Please note this is a vintage piece and has been pre-worn. Your dress will be carefully packed, boxed and shipped free of charge to your chosen address.