70s Gigot Sleeve Nude Floral Prairie Maxi Gown - Small

$295.00

Incredible vintage handmade 1970s dress in nude with a floral print, 1800s style puffed gigot sleeves, and crochet lace and floral applique trim. The dress was made with fabric that is copyright 1973. A few minor condition notes, see details below.

Measurements and Condition:

Fits like: Small
Fabric: Feels like cotton/poly, bodice is semi-sheer, sleeves are sheer, and the skirt has a slip layer
Brand: None, appears to be handmade. The fabric is copyright 1973.
Condition: Very good handmade condition, with some minor seam pulling in a few sections on the bodice (nothing too noticeable), faint yellowing to the outside blue ribbon around the collar, slightly more noticeable yellowing and a few small worn spots and holes to the inside sheer neck layer (not visible when worn), a few loose threads in the floral applique and crochet, and the button loops on the cuffs are stretched out so you'll either need to replace them or wrap them around the buttons a few times to wear as is.

Length: 61"
Chest: 34.5"
Empire waist: 28.5"
Waist: 26.5"
Hips: Free
Shoulders (seam to seam): 14.25"
Sleeve: 26.5"

Shown on a 5’8” model with measurements of 34”-26”-37”, usually wears a size small to medium. See our FAQ section for more information on sizing and condition ratings.

Frequently asked questions

Everything we sell is authentic vintage and has been worn before, so minor signs of age and wear are to be expected. Items are rated with the following condition grades: mint, excellent, very good, good, fair, distressed, costume grade, and as is. Any significant flaws besides general wear will be noted.

We ship domestic via USPS, and worldwide via Asendia. Shipping prices are based on weight, and will be automatically discounted for orders with multiple items.

US orders: Items under one pound are shipped via First Class Mail, and you have the option to upgrade to Priority at checkout, which takes 1-3 business days, or Express which takes 1-2 business days. Orders over one pound will automatically ship Priority in the U.S.

You will receive an email with your tracking number once your order is shipped. For international customers, your Asendia tracking number will change to your local carriers’ via asendiausa.com once it enters your country.

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We give an estimate for every item we list, but please double check the measurements to ensure it will fit you. The best way to tell if an item will fit properly is to compare the given measurements to a garment you already own. Vintage sizing varies from modern, so often the size on the tag is not accurate for today. Please feel free to email us at shop@flyingapplevintage.com if you have sizing questions!

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Women’s sizing

Our women’s US size estimates are based off the following average body measurements:

Extra small: 32-24-34

Small: 34-26-36

Medium: 36-28-38

Large: 38-31-41

Extra large: 41-35-45

2XL: 45-37-48

3XL: 50-40-54

Men’s & unisex sizing

Though we use female models, a lot of our clothing is unisex. You can search "men" or go to the Unisex/Men’s section in the drop down shop menu. We will specify if our size estimate is for men instead of women. 

To best ensure that you are happy with your item, we ask that you read through the measurements and condition notes before making your purchase. However, if your purchase doesn't work out, we do accept items returned in their original condition for store credit minus a $5 restocking fee. To initiate a return, please message us within 3 days of receiving your order, and ship your return within 7 days. The buyer is responsible for shipping costs, and the store credit amount issued is for the item price only. If the item is not returned in its original condition, buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

If you feel that an item has been misrepresented, please message us immediately so we can work out a solution.

Most pieces are available to rent. Please contact us for more information.

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