*FROM MY OWN PERSONAL COLLECTION - VINTAGE DON SAYERS FOR WELLMORE SANTANA KNIT DRESS IN JET BLACK & WHITE
A beautiful vintage Santana knit dress by Don Sayres for Wellmore - although this lovely knit dress has been in my collection, I have not personally worn it although someone else probably did
This expensive brand used to be sold at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue & other high-end stores in the past - if you like St. John Santana knits, you will like this brand as well because it is the same knit & fiber out of wool & rayon
This expensive sophisticated knit dress is frosted with a white knit collar, white trim down the front, on the faux pockets & around the ends of the sleeves - the color of the dress is a jet black & the white knit contrasts very elegantly with it - 8 large textured gold dome buttons down the front of the dress as well as 4 more buttons on the ends of each sleeve - a fabulous heavy knit in the same combination of rayon & wool just like the St. John Santana knits that we all love - unlined - shoulder pads which could be removed if you wish
Just a gorgeous & very sophisticated vintage knit dress by Don Sayres for Wellmore perfect for fall & winter which will be here before you know it
By: Don Sayres for Wellmore
Size: 10 - would probably fit a size 8 as well as a smaller size 12 but go by the measurements
Approximate Measurements – This means the measurements of the item listed – not of your own figure. You must be a few inches smaller than the measurements shown.
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-3/4
bust: 40 - 42 possibly a bit more if stretched
Waist: 34 - 36 stretched
Hips: 36 - 37 stretched a bit but leave several inches for movement
Fabric: Rayon & wool just like the St. John Santana knit
Care: Dry clean
Condition: Very good
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