Vintage Laura Ashley Prairie Dress Iconic Floral Print w Pink Stripes Size 8
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
This is a wonderful vintage dress made in the United Kingdom by Laura Ashley. This dress is made in the classic Laura Ashley “prairie” style, but shorter than the typical prairie dress. The cotton fabric is printed with a romantic flower and stripe design reminiscent of early 19th century patterns. The dress has a squared neckline, puffed upper sleeve, matching sash belt, and flares out from its defined waistline to a full skirt with a mid-calf length. It does up with a nylon zipper at the back and is unlined. I believe that the dress dates to the late 70s, but may be slightly later, early 80s.
Label: Laura Ashley Made in Great Britain
Color: Pink, violet and white
Material: 100% Cotton
Sizing: British size 10 is indicated which is equivalent to a US size 8, but being a vintage sizing, please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking the style of the dress into account (note the small bust):
Shoulders: 11 1/2” across, seam-to-seam, but shoulders would extend into the sleeve cap
Sleeves: 25” from seam
Sleeve inseam: 17 1/2”
Bust: 32” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 29” around
Overall length: 45”
Condition: It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, odors or stains - there may be some slight colour fade from original, but nothing pronounced. This was well cared for over the years.
This is an iconic Laura Ashley dress, very pretty print and style!