70s Dress Shocking Pink Wool Knit
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
Age: late 1960s / early 1970s
Label: Ciao for Ports International. Made in Hong Kong.
Ports International was started in Toronto by Luke Tanabe in 1961 as Newport Canada, an import business for clothing from Japan. The company evolved into a women's fashion business and was named Ports International in 1966. They opened flagship stores in Manhattan in 1970 and London in 1978. The company still exists today as Ports 1961.
Color: Shocking Pink
Material: 100% Wool
Sizing: Size 12 is indicated, which is a large size, but please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 15" across shoulder seam-to-seam
Sleeves: 24" long from shoulder seam
Sleeve Inseam: 18"
Bust: 32" around, unstretched, stretches out to 38"
Waist: 28" uncinched by the belt
Hips: 37", but meant to fall a little loosely
Overall length: 41"
It is in very good condition with the exception of a pinhead hole at the right back shoulder (see last close-up photo) - just needs 2 stitches and you'd never know. Otherwise, the dress is very clean and looks like it saw little use, no wear, tear, piling, stains or odors.
This is a very nice quality sweater dress.....great color, nice form and detailing - Hong Kong produced excellent quality garments during the 60s and early 70s