This dress is also for sale in our Worcester Store.
Original Vintage: Summer Occasion or day dress
Dating from: 1940's
Label no label hand made
Measurements: Bust 34” Waist 30” Hips 36"
NB The meassurments of a 1940's dress are a bit misleading as the dress needs to be put on over the head and shoulders with often small openings at the side back or front. Rember the the full length zip was not yet in use.
Length from waist to hem 24"
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: The measurments would make this dress a 10 however getting into the dress means it would fit a size 8 - 10 the manequine the dress is styled on is a size 8
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: Is medium weigh crepe in an Eau-de-Nil green sprinkled with ivory and raspberry pinl flower heads.
Style: A classic 1940's dress pattern the start of the shirt dress.
Features: The top is typical of the 40's one piece with darts with a spear pointed collar with a placket running to the waist seam with glass buttons and hand made bound button holes. There are also rows of hand sheering across the shoulders
Closure: small metal zip opeing to the side and buttons to the front.
Ideal to wear for: parties or events this dress can be dresses up or worn more casually
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection.
Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
We would sugest a hand wash at 30 degrees or dry clean