Sweet Disorder Vintage

1940s Lace & Crepe Midi Dress

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Vintage 1940s midi dress. Sweetest puffed sleeves, high neckline and blouson bodice and little bow at the throat. Delicate lace insets adorn the bodice, sleeves and patch pockets. Dainty carved shell buttons down the front. The back of the bodice is gently shirred for a pretty effect. Skirt is paneled for a little flare at the hem.  Hidden metal side zip, and the neckline opens for ease. Perfection!

Flat Measurements

Shoulders 15"

Chest 20"

Waist 13-14"

Hip 22"

Length 40"

Armscye 9"

Label: None present

Material: Rayon crepe & lace

Condition: Very good condition, structurally sound. The only note is changes to the dye which is common in dresses of this age. There is scattered faint darker marks throughout the skirt and some very faint lighter lines from ironing on the seams of the skirt. The dye has faded a little on the back of the bodice. See photos. The photos are lightened to show the variations clearly, they are disappear into the dress when worn. Presents beautifully. Clean and ready to wear.

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size xs small medium large xl
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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