malcolm starr

1960s Jewelled Collar Tweed Malcolm Starr Dress

The last time I had this dress it was snatched up by Judy Aldridge of the Atlantis Home blog fame (and she just happens to by Jane Aldridge aka Sea of Shoes mom too). She paired it with a fantastic tweed Chanel boot and a big vintage Christopher Ross belt so the dress comes with its own styling tips built right in. I don't think I have ever had a dress that was so requested as this one so the girl who gets it will count herself very lucky indeed.

This absolutely gorgeous Malcolm Starr dress has such superb detailing it is like having built in jewels. The fabric is a wool tweed with a textured finish. The front is cut high around the neckline, skims over the bust to a higher set waist seam that is not quite as high as a baby doll. Each sleeve is kept very simple in cut but has a fantastic ring of jewels and silvered gold braiding circling each cuff. The skirt is cut on a flare with an inverted pleat running down the front. The jeweled neckline is the star on this dress and the heavy crystal embellishment runs around the collar and down the center front. Lovely lines and stunning details all add up to really wonderful dress - classic and wonderfully made. Excellent condition.

Fully lined in a cotton muslin and closes with a back painted metal zipper. I see no missing crystals.

Sleeves: 22.5"
Shoulders: 14.5"
Bust: 17.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 40.5" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD2374

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

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