*VINTAGE BRIDAL WEDDING NIGHT VAL MODE PEIGNOIR & NIGHTGOWN SET ADORNED WITH LACE APPLIQUES - NEW WITH TAG
A beautiful vintage nylon peignoir and nightgown set by Val Mode perfect for a bridal trousseau or a special occasion - NEW OLD STOCK WITH TAG.
The tag from the department store shows a price of $70. and this was before department stores began using the SKU tags that they use today. Everything used to be handwritten and I remember that well from the '50s and '60s when purchasing an item from a department store. Some stores started using SKU numbers on tags in the mid-'70s.
Using an inflation calculator, an item in 1980 that cost $70 would today in 2023 cost $252.91. This set could have been from the '70s but I did the calculation from 1980.
Beautiful white sheer one layer nylon peignoir with a satin bodice adorned with lace appliques on the lapels. Double nylon puff sleeves banded with satin. Hook and eye for closure in front with elastic at the waist for a good fit. Included is the original white satin ribbon tie for the peignoir which I forgot to photograph with the set.
The matching nightgown is in a single layer of slinky creamy feeling trimmed with identical lace appliques as the peignoir. A bit of elastic at the waist. Skinny spaghetti straps and a miniature scalloped hem to finish the skirt.
Very ethereal looking and perfect for a bridal trousseau or other special occasion when you want to look gorgeous and feminine.
Designer: Val Mode
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.
Bust: 34 - 36
Waist: 24 - 27 stretched a bit
Bust: 30 - 32 stretched a bit
Waist: 25 - 26
Fabric: 100% Nylon
Care: I would hand wash & drip dry
Condition: NEW WITH TAG
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Vintage nightgowns & peignoirs may be delicate so I do not wash them in the machine. I wash them in lukewarm water with Woolite or some other mild soap, then rinse & hang dripping wet in the shower.
Since these are vintage items, a bit of extra care needs to be taken with them so they remain beautiful & I definitely would never put a vintage nightgown or a peignoir in the dryer as it would ruin it.
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