1940s Party Dress

1940s Party Dress

SKU: W40003

Original Vintage :Summer Occasion or day dress


Dating from: 1940's early 1950's


Label no label hand made


Measurements: Bust 36” Waist 28” Hips are free"

NB The meassurments of a 1940s 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 25 1/2" (with a deep hem of 3 3/4' if you wanted to lengthen)


A Rock Follies Vintage Size:   12


Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.


Fabric: Is a manmade light weight fabric commonly used in the 40's and fifties light to wear ideal for summer and evening events.


Style: A classic femine tiered party dress


Features: The top is typical of the 40's one piece with darts with a boat neck line. The skirts are made of three gathered tiers into the waist line and would have been worn with soft line petticoats to give a fuller swishy look. The wasit line is then finished with a self covered narrow belt.


Closure:  small metal zip opeing to the side


Ideal to wear for: parties or events 


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)

  • care instructions

    We would sugest a hand wash at 30 degrees

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