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floral maxi

1970's Floral Maxi Dress

VintageRachel ChurchComment

Today I'm showing you a 1970's floral maxi dress that I recently found.  It is from a company called Act 1 and is made of a soft cotton.  I  tried to find some information on the company but had no luck!  It would be so great to have a large database of all the clothing companies from the early 1900's to the 1980's.  I wonder If this exists!?!

The print of the dress is just so fun.  It's soft and feminine but still has that earthy, whimsical, hippy vibe that's popular these days.  There is a zipper going down the back and a lace tie at the bust that goes around to the back of the waist.  Slightly puffed long ruffled sleeves and a ruffled v-neck collar give the dress a few more pretty design details as well.  I'll be adding this and a few more pieces to the Etsy shop today, so stay tuned!