Classic Hardy Amies vintage little-black-dress from the mid 1960s. Exquisite lines deliver understated elegance.
Detail: This pieces suggests a subtle A-line shape. The contrast of the firm twill and soft organza creates a very chic look that is qunitessentially mid 60s. Gold tread is applied very tenderly to the transparent organza, finished with bold velvet polka dots and matching chest bow. Zip closure to back and three discreet poppers to wrist.
Colour: Black, with Gold Trim
Sizing: Small. Bust 34. Waist 27, Hips 35. Size Conversion Chart
Fabric: Silk and wool Twill / light organza / velvet
Condition: Excellent. Vintage Condition Guide
Care: Specialist Dry Clean
Styling tip: Micro diamond fish-net hold-ups, patent leather shoes / clutch bag. Leave the jewellery at home. Perhaps ear studs but nothing more...
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1960s: Social and economic change gave way to a freer sensibility that was preoccupied with youth and having fun. Curves were straightened and hemlines were shortened - with the iconic 'mini' emerging in the mid 60s. Responding to this style revolution, many designer names reached out to capitalize on what was seen as a new independent youth market with the birth of the 'boutique' which changed the way we bought our fashion, and introduced the consumption of cheap disposable clothing and accessories.