Sweet Disorder Vintage
1940s Rainbow Stripe Halter Maxi Dress
Divine 1940s rainbow striped maxi dress. Fab Old Hollywood styling with a ruched bust, fitted waist and tiered skirt. The halter neck ties in the back in a dramatic bow. I love the classic seaming around the bust it is so flattering and iconic of the era. It makes the dress fit perfectly at the bust so that it doesn't hang heavily from the halter neck. The print is glorious primary shades and the wavy lines are so Deco. It even hints at nautical style. The skirt has wonderful volume and moves like a dream. Best of all the fabric is lightweight cotton with a subtle texture so the dress is easy to wear. All of the glamour with none of the suffering. Deco divine!
Chest 18" armpit to armpit. Each 'cup' measures 7" across and 8" high. You could remove the inner lining to gain an extra inch in width in the each cup.
Length 55" excluding halter ties Length top of bodice to waist 15"
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This 1940s maxi dress is in very good condition with no flaws. Metal side zip works perfectly. Freshly hand washed, steamed and ready to wear. This Deco darling is over 80 years old and truly stunning.
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