Bruce Oldfield Custom Made Party Dress - 1980s

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Absolutely stunning party dress. Beige lace corset with boning. Seven layers of pink tulle. The lining is in silk satin. This dress was custom made, so great attention to detail was paid to its construction. This piece is a classic example of Bruce Oldfield’s work, one of the best British couturiers. A truly show stopper – beautiful, elegant and edgy.

Label / Designer: Bruce Oldfield

Period: 1980s

Origin: England

Materials: Tulle, lace and satin (lining)

Condition: Excellent

*Please refer to the condition chart for more information.

Size: We offer a dress size S, see full measurements below

Measurements (approx)

Length – 88cm / 34’’ (down to the 5th layer); 119cm / 46.8’’ (down to the 6th layer)

Shoulders – 46cm / 18.1’’

Bust – 96cm / 37.7’’

Waist – 72cm / 28.3’’

Hips (lining) – 98cm / 38.5’’

Hem (lining) – 98cm / 38.5’’

Mannequin Measurements (approx)
Height: 1.80m/5’9"
Bust: 83cm/33"
Waist: 63cm/25"
Hips: 88cm/35"

*Please refer to the size chart below for more information.

Size Conversion Chart

XXS XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
Australia 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20

Denmark 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46
Japan 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19
USA 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Italy 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52
France 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
UK 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20

Bust:
Inches 31 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 Centimetres 79.5 82 87 92 97 102 106.5 111.5

Waist:
Inches 24.5 25.5 27.5 29.5 31.5 33.5 35.5 37 Centimetres 62 65 69 74 79 84 90 94

Hips:
Inches 33 34 36 38 40 42 44 45

Centimetres 84 86.5 91.5 96.5 101.5 106.5 111.5 114

ITEMS CONDITION
At House of Pre-Loved we only sell items that range from very good to pristine condition. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you need more information.

Condition Chart:

Pristine: In unworn original condition, no imperfections.

Excellent: May have one or two minor flaws as listed in the very good category below, virtually invisible to the eye.

Very good :May have two or three of the following minor imperfections, virtually invisible to the eye – age and/or wear related marks, pulls, small stains, oxidation or cleaning related marks, pulled threads, fraying, small holes, tears or slight fading to the fabric, discoloration on metal, scratch on metal, dent on metal, chipped stone.

*All items have been dry cleaned and carefully inspected.

RETURN POLICY

Sales are final.
Each item is fully described with measurement and condition details. As most vintage and antique items have been previously used and worn, some may present marks or faults that cannot or have not been repaired, which will be mentioned in the description and/or showed in the pictures. We take great pride in providing great pieces that have been rigorously inspected to identify labels, dating and condition. We only sell an item that adheres to our very strict code of condition and authenticity. Therefore these items cannot be exchange or re-funded. Please read the description very carefully and do not hesitate to contact us should you require more information. We would, however, accept returns for items that, in a very unlikely scenario, have been grossly described. The buyer must contact us in writing within 2 (two) working days from delivery, and the item must be posted within 5 working days of agreed return. The item must be returned unworn and/or unused, in its original condition. The buyer will be responsible for sending the item by recorded delivery. The item will be inspected upon arrival and if damaged or in different condition to when posted by House of Pre-Loved, refunds and exchanges will be discretionary. The cost of delivery will not be refunded (to and from the buyer).

*Please note that any and all customs, duties and taxes payable that may incur upon arrival of the item within the home territory of the buyer are his or her full responsibility.

Details

  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Material Notes
    Lace, Tulle
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU2552840602
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

Typical response time: 4 hours

Located in London, Chelsea

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