Stacey Dress – Feegee Mermaid


The shirtwaist dress has been a fashion staple since its inception in the early 1930’s. Named for its combination of blouse top and skirt; the shirtwaist is a classic, practical addition to any wardrobe. Our take on this style, Stacey, features a fitted bodice, A-line skirt, side seam pockets and buttons down the front, making it a great dress for breastfeeding.

Team with black and white brogues and a cardigan for that timeless vintage winter look or pair with wedges or sandals for a foolproof summer outfit.

Print: Feegee Mermaid
by Sindy Sinn

Hand printed in our studio in Leichhardt as a 3 colour print on 70% Tencel 30% linen. Being handmade there may be some print variations, making each garment unique.

$220.00

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Treat this handmade garment with love and it will love you back! Cold gentle machine wash, drip dry in shade, warm iron. Avoid the tumble dryer and dry cleaner.

In 1841 before the days of his 3-ring circus spectacular, PT Barnum ran a museum in New York. Its halls and shelves were crowded with oddities and curiosities from the world over. Now, Barnum was never one to let the truth get in the way of a good story and trusted his audience to acknowledge the wink and enjoy the spectacle anyway. So when he was presented with a specimen labelled “The Feegee Mermaid”, he jumped at chance to display this exotic creature. Never mind that it was very clearly just the badly taxidermized head and torso of a small monkey sewn to the tale of a fish.

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Size 8, Size 10, Size 12, Size 14, Size 16

Garment Measurements

SIZE

BUST

WAIST

HIP

LENGTH

6

91cm

74cm

N/A 102cm

8

96cm

78cm

N/A

104cm

10

101cm

82cm

N/A

104cm

12

106cm

86cm

N/A

106cm

14

111cm

92cm

N/A

106cm

16

116cm

96cm

N/A

106cm

18

121cm

102cm

N/A

107cm

* Measurements are taken from the garment and may vary slightly. Measurements are taken based on average body proportions.

 

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