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Original Vintage: Day Dress Made to an original 1940s pattern


Dating from: 1980s


Label: No label beautifully hand made




Side seam to side seam across bust 36” (91 cm)

Side seam to side seam across waist 29” (73.5cm) can be pulled in with waist tie

Side seam to side seam across hips 38” (97 cm)

length from back neck to waist 16" (40.5 cm)

Length from waist to hem: 31 ½ "(80 cm)

Shoulder Seam: 5” (12.5 cm)

Sleeve Length: 11 ½ “(29.2 cm)

Sleeve Bicep: 13” (33cm)

Sleeve width at hem: 12” (34cm)


Rock Follies size is a 12 apart from being 1” smaller on the hip measurement so we will put a 10 – 12 sizing on it

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


Fabric: A light as a feather pure crepe silk printed with a vibrant pattern, featuring a black background with clusters of orange, purple, green, pink and yellow flowers with highlighted dots of white, mauve, orange and brown. The peplum and sleeve have been edged in black silk.

Style: A crossover fixed bodice top stitched at the waist in a point on to the pencil skirt which has an asymmetrical waterfall peplum. The ties pull the waist is and tie at a bow at the centre back.

Features: A beautifully made dress the peplum is a real feature of the dress giving it style and movement

Closure: True to the 1940s pattern the dress has a side waist placket with black press studs, a fixed tie coming from the side seam on the left and where the cross over bodice joins the waist on the right. Small press stud on cross over at neck line.


Ideal to wear for: A really stunning wearable dress, ideal as a 1980s does 1940s for an event or to wear as an individual modern dress for a special occasion looks great with black accessories. All accessories shown are not included, they are for sale on our accessory page.


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)

1940s Style Pencil Peplum Dress

SKU: W80021
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