Sweet Disorder Vintage

1940s Harlequin Color Block Gown


The most fabulous vintage 1940s color block gown. Iconic Old Hollywood style with strong shoulders and a slim hip. Dramatic shirring gathers the skirt where the blue meets the red and finishes in a seductive center slit. Gold sequin appliqué perfectly accents the fitted waist. The sleeves come to points over the hands and close with hidden snaps at the wrists. Fabric is red crepe and navy jacquard of a similar weight, probably rayon. Hidden side placket of hook & eye closures. A rare & wonderful treasure from the golden age of Hollywood.

 Flat Measurements

Shoulders 15"

Chest 17"

Waist 12"

Hip 19"

Length 55" Length to waist 15"

Label: None present

Material: Rayon

Condition: Very good condition, only gentlest age appropriate wear. The only note a few small, faint marks near the hem that get lost in the folds of the skirt (see photo). Clean, sturdy and ready to wear.

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Signature is required at delivery for all orders that exceed $500.

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bust 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42
waist 22-24 24-26 26-28 28-30 30-32
hips 32-34 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42


The flat measurements in the product description are the actual measurements of the garment when laid flat. Double the chest, waist and hip measurements for an idea of fit. Please remember to allow a little "space" in a garment beyond your body measurements for ease and a good fit.

If you are uncertain about fit you can measure a similar garment you own that fits you well and compare the measurements with the product. You can use the image below as a guide.


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