Wedding was Nov 5th 2015. Worn for wedding. Has been expert dry cleaned (cost £450 to dry clean!) and comes boxed.
The dry cleaning did not remove all traces of dirt from the hem of the dress at the back as the back hits the floor however I am assured from the dress maker this can be taken up. Would only need to go up half an inch to fully remove.
The dress is duchess satin ivory. It has a built in corset (bust size 34B) and has a concealed zip at the back with buttons over the top.
It has a drop waist and lace applique on the bodice. Detail shown in picture.
The hem is weighted with horse hair to ensure structure. The front is slightly shorter than the back. The back hits the floor for a small train. I am 5ft 5inches and wore 100 cm heels. The dress can be taken up to suit shorter person.
Original price of dress £6,000
Any questions at all please just ask. More than happy to send more pictures.
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