1940s LOIS RUSSELL honolulu ASIAN kimono dress xs | new fall
1940's Lois Russell Honolulu dress done in a rich star jacquard silk. Lois opened her first store in Honolulu in 1943. She specialized in loungewear that was asian inspired. This dress has a cheongsam style with covered buttons and loops at an angle. Mandarin collar is encrusted with sequins and beads. The fan shaped pocket is also beaded and sequins and ha a hanging tassel. Wide sleeves. Curved hem slit on the side of the long skirt. Side metal zipper. Unlined.
Brand: Lois Russell Honolulu
Size on tag: None
Fits like: xs
Condition: Very Good Vintage: very faint tan spots on the skirt and at the back of right arm. Slight seam stress on the side seam.
Bust (underarm seam) : 34"
Total length: 52"
m i n t : pristine with no signs of wear- possibly deadstock
e x c e l l e n t : signs of normal wear and age- no obvious flaws
v e r y g o o d : noted minor flaws that may have been already repaired - very wearable
g o o d : many noted minor flaws and/or mends -wearable
f a i r : numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable