1950s Cotton Button Through Tea Dress

1950s Cotton Button Through Tea Dress

SKU: W50118
£120.00Price

Original Vintage: Button through Tea Dress

 

Dating from: 1950s

 

Label: No label a very well made dress.

 

Measurements:

Side seam to side seam across bust: 41”

Side seam to side seam across waist: 30”

Side seam to side seam across hips: Hips are free

Length from neck to waist: 16 ¾ ” (42.5 cm)

Length From waist to hem 28 ½ " (72.5cm)

Sleeve Length including cuff: 21” (53.5 cm)

Sleeve width at bicep 16 “(40.7cm)

Cuff width:10” (25.5cm)

 

A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 14 or 16 with a waist cincher

 

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

 

Fabric: A quality medium weight 1950s white with denim polka dot and denim blue stripe.

 

Style: A classic 1950's relaxed fit and flare, button through Tea dress

 

Features: The bodice has an open revere type collar with darts at the waist on the front and back, with a fitted in sleeve. The skirt is attached to the bodice in 2” (5 cm) box pleats, usisng the striped to their full potential, that the white polka dot stripe just pops through, and so has a lovely fullness at the hem and a petticoat can be worn underneath to give it more flare. Top Tip do this and wear a wide blet if you want to make your waist appear smaller.

Petticoats both vintage and reproduction are available for sale in our Lingerie & Nightwear Collection. There are belt loops for a  ¾” (2 cm) the original belt is no longer with the dress.

 

Closure: The dress is buttoned through four on the bodice and six on the skirt in ivory round pearlized buttons with metal shanks.

 

Ideal to wear for: The dress can be worn casually or dressed up for an event such as Goodwood Revival with a hat, gloves, bag and belt as shown is the photographs. The accessories are not included but are for sale on the accessory’s pages.

 

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)

 

Dating from: 1950s

 

Label: “Blacon” Size E B.S. 42/40

 

Measurements:

Side seam to side seam across bust: 42 ½ ” (108cm)

Side seam to side seam across waist: 30”

Side seam to side seam across hips: Hips are free

Length from neck to waist: 17” (43.3 cm)

Length From waist to hem 28" (71cm)

Sleeve Length: 8” (20.3 cm)

Sleeve width at hem: 13 “(33cm)

 

A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 14 or 16 with a waist cincher

 

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

 

Fabric: A quality medium weight cotton typical 1950s print with a soft white background with teal foliage and fuchsia and pale pink daisy flowers, and wisps of black formed in rows across the fabric.

 

Style: A classic 1950's fit and flare, button through Tea dress

 

Features: The bodice has an open revere type collar with darts at the waist on the front and back, with fitted short sleeve which can be turned back to make a cape sleeve. The skirt is attached to the bodice in 1” (2.5 cm) box pleats, so has a lovely fullness at the hem and a petticoat can be worn underneath to give it more flare. Top Tip do this and wear a wide blet if you want to make your waist appear smaller. Petticoats both vintage and reproduction are available for sale in our Lingerie & Nightwear Collection. There are belt loops for a 1 ¾” (4.5 cm) the original belt is no longer with the dress.

 

Closure: The dress is buttoned through two on the bodice and 6 on the skirt in ivory round pearlized buttons.

 

Ideal to wear for: The dress can be worn casually or dressed up for an event such as Goodwood Revival with Hat, gloves, bag and belt as shown is the photographs. The accessories are not included but are for sale on the accessory’s pages.

 

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: