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Original Vintage: Tea Day Dress to Special Occasion


Dating from: 1950’s


Label: Fredrica of London



Side seam to side seam across bust 44” (112cm)

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

Hips are free

Length Back waist to hem 27 1/2” (2” double hem)

Opening of sleeve at hem 16 ¾ “(42.5cm)

(A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 20

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


Fabric: 100% quality crisp heavy weight cotton print with large purple, mauve and lilac irregular polka dots


Style: Fit and Flare with a classic cap sleeve the neckline at the front is gentle round high neck with darts to shape the back is ‘V’ neck going down to a 4 “ (10cm) wide waist panel ruched into the zip at the back and flat at the front. There are also panels at the side seam to give extra room for the arms making a wider sleeve opening. The skirts are made of yards of this gorgeous fabric they are attached to the bodice with gathers at the back and box pleated onto the front giving a fabulous full flare skirts that can be worn with a petticoat to give a wonderful line, which we sell separately. Lst photo shows dress with no petticoat.

Tip wear a petticoat to make the waist look smaller petticoats are available on our lingerie page.


Accessories shown are not included in the sale but are available on our accessories page.


Features: Also has a sash belt with a feature bow to wear at the back


Closure: Metal zip with hook at top at waist sash has press studs.


Ideal to wear for: Party’s Picnics and Vintage 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:



  • Mint Vintage Condition: Means the item although Vintage is unworn and good as the day it was made.


  • Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)


  • Flawed Vintage Condition: Means the item is wearable but does have some repair, mark or damage. The flaws will be described.


1950s Polka Dot Tea Dress

SKU: W50021
  • No care label as garment is pre 1966, so we recommend machine or hand wash at 40 degrees

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