The Octopus Garden Vintage Handmade Dress and Beret in 60s Barbie
Welcome to our Handmade Collection!!
These are the cutest zip up mini dress and beret combos, inspired by Mary Quant and our desire not to waste a single scrap of gorgeous vintage fabric! The perfect outfit for groovy girls, taking you through from the warmest days to the chilliest autumn/winter. So adorable layered with your favourite shirt or roll neck, or just with some 60s boots in the spring/summer! And even comes with a matching handmade beret!!!
Each piece is made in England by Caitlin or our seamstress Helen, who has over 30 years experience in historical sewing!
Made from genuine 60s or 70s fabric, these dresses feature that classic mod shape (designed to be slightly looser so you can layer!) and a super flattering zip front! For more pictures of fit and styling head over to our instagram @theoctopusgardenuk.
This dress specifically is our half and half design, made from midcentury groovy cottons, one half in that super bright lightweight pink, and the other half in that groovy floral pink and orange print! In fine vintage condition with some very faint storage marks on the floral side, around a size UK 16-18 (measurements below).
Bust - 44 inches
Hips - 50 inches
Length - 34 inches
Beret circumference - 59cm
PLEASE NOTE that these fabrics are up to 60 years old, so there may be fading or general ageing to the fabric. Please be careful with them and look after them! We do not accept returns so please read the measurements carefully.