That Horrockses Dress Remade New!

I have this most amazing vintage Horrockses dress (around early 1950’s).  It wonderful, it’s a shirt waister dress with gusset arms, 2 small breast pockets, square collar, and a full beautiful skirt.  The amazing thing about the skirt section is that it’s not the traditional circle skirt, no way…… this is just over 3 meters of fabric in one continuous piece that is effortlessly gathered by means of unique pleats, and amongst those pleats are two fabulous pockets at the side hips, not really big enough for anything other than a tissue really, but it’s a quirky design element which I love.  The fabric is beautiful cotton in a grey colour with unique black print with forest green strips.  It’s wonderful!!!

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