April Cornell Vintage - Sweet Pink Roses Floral Rayon Crepe -1990s Does 1930s/40s Dress - Cottagecore - Back Ties - Green Lace Trim

$34.00 $40.00

Another lovely vintage 1990s April Cornell dress with a beautiful print of delicate pink roses and green leaves on ivory rayon crepe, with April's classic front-button, back ties 1940's-inspired style. So pretty and feminine and the style is classic. This is the high quality, beautiful rayon crepe that April originally used in her dresses back in the day and which you don't find in her current collections anymore--it's "old school" lasting quality that wears well, which is why collectors just love her vintage dresses! Beautifully made with lovely details such as a vintage-style collar and front pocket trimmed with mint green lace and inset back ties, also made of narrow mint green lace. Has adorable flower-shaped mother of pearl buttons, and can be worn open at the neck or buttoned up as shown in photos. Such a timeless, beautiful and wearable vintage style, with a soft line that clings to the body-very vintage 30's/40's.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE, please be sure to read ALL of the description especially the measurements and condition, and examine ALL the photos, BEFORE asking questions; and do be absolutely positive this piece will fit your requirements, as there are no refunds or returns. I'm a degreed and experienced textile scientist/antique garment restorer and seamstress, and I very, very carefully note any and all condition issues or repairs to every piece of antique/vintage clothing that I'm selling, so I can't stress enough that even if they're in pristine condition, remember they are all decades old and NOT new clothing, so if you desire modern perfection please don't purchase vintage! I don't do layaways or take offers, so please don't ask, thank you. Jewelry/accessories/props in photos are not included and not for sale.

I love antique and vintage clothing and have collected it for years, as well as having a longtime design career including doing costume & restoration work for major movie studios and museums....I've translated that love to my own contemporary creations as well as now offering some choice pieces of my extremely large collection of vintage and antique beauties! I'm meticulous about clothing in general so I make quite sure that every piece of vintage clothing I sell is clean, fresh, pressed and in excellent wearable condition---I do not use any fragranced or heavily-chemical products in caring for/cleaning garments and they are carefully stored in climate-controlled closets at all times except for when I am photographing them for listings. This is a NON SMOKING environment and always has been--I do not sell anything that has any kind of odor, nor do I ship clothing stuffed into shipping bags; I use new USPS boxes ONLY and carefully fold/wrap everything in new tissue paper.

Though marked an XS, please go by the measurements below-- Vintage April Cornell dresses are often generously sized and a S could possibly wear this as well.
Bust: dress measures 36" pit to pit, fits up to about 34-35", no larger than that.
Waist area measures 37" across, fits up to 32"-33" or so. Can be made smaller by tying the back ties. Hip area measures 44" and should fit quite loosely.
Length is approx 44" from shoulder to hem while on the hanger; this measurement will be a little shorter on a human figure; the dress fits and drapes SO beautifully on the body as you can see. Mannequin is a modern size 6/8 (36-26-36) and the dress fits perfectly; like many April Cornell vintage dresses, the fit can be adjusted a li ttle bit with the back ties.

Condition: I can find no flaws on this dress; it is freshly cleaned, no spots, stains, rips, holes or damages, just gorgeous! Labels are intact, with the designer's own April Cornell tag.

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