‘BIRD OF PARADISE’ DRESS - Cult of Aphrodite Vintage


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Vintage 70’s Earthy Orange Floral Print Sheer Angel Wing Empire Waist Full Skirt Hippie Bohemian Festival Maxi Dress


  • Orange shades of tawny, burnt orange, coral, marigold, tangerine & satin sheen gold; brown shades of bistre, coffee & lion; apple green, rose quartz and white coloured floral pattern. Stand-up collar with zipper back closure and dramatic long + sheer angel sleeves
  • Empire waistband and full flowing pleated skirt in supermodel length maxi length dress style. The skirt has a marigold coloured lining
  • Label = Made in England
  • Size Tag = 14. Fits like S/M
  • Excellent vintage condition = there are 2” loose threads at the bottom of the left sleeve hem, not noticeable when worn and can be easily repaired. There are no flaws to note


  • Shoulder: 14 ¾”
  • Sleeves: 35 ½” at the longest
  • Bust: 17”
  • Waist: 14”
  • Hips: Free
  • Length: 63” at the longest

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Vintage clothing sizes can vary from standard sizing today. Therefore we provide detailed  measurements to help you determine whether or not a garment will fit correctly. Within our  description we will mentioned the garment tag, if any, and a recommended modern UK size.  However this is just an estimate so please refer to the measurements to best determine fit.

We do not accept returns for items that do not fit. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about sizing.

All measurements are taken with the garment laid flat and provided in inches. Please double these measurements if you require the circumference of chest and waist: 

To determine the approximate size of an item, please refer to the measurements provided in this chart. Please keep in mind that approximate sizes are just estimates. Every vintage dresser knows the importance of knowing your measurements. We think this is a very good idea and saves you the heartache of stumbling upon what would be the perfect dress but either too small or big.


BUST 32" 34" 36" 38"
WAIST 24" 26" 28" 31"
HIPS 34" 36" 38" 40"