1970s David Crystal Brown Short Sleeve Poly Knit Dress


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      1970s David Crystal Fashions short sleeve dress in chocolate brown. Features large buttons, red-orange trim and the infamous alligator logo. Comes with matching tie belt.

      David Crystal was a manufacturing firm created started in 1906. In 1952, David Crystal Company signed an agreement with Lacoste to import, and, in 1966, to make Lacoste shirts and polo shirt dresses in the United States. David Crystal was also the owner of the Izod and Haymaker labels, and so the crocodile logo is seen on garments with quite a few different labels. These shirts and dresses were very fashionable in the middle 1960s and in the early 1980s, and came to typify the “preppy” look. Source: Vintage Fashion Guild.


      Bust: 40 inches

      Waist: 34 inches

      Hips: 40 inches

      Length: 40 inches

      Sleeves: 8 inches

      Condition: Excellent

      Material: Polyknit

      Closure: Buttons

      Colors: Brown, orange trim

      Please check the measurements carefully before purchasing. Unless otherwise noted, it is clean and ready to wear. Shown with accessories for style. Not included. See our jewelry and accessories to complete your look.


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      1628 S 1st St
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