Sweet Disorder Vintage

1940s Sky Blue Day Dress By Carole King Juniors


Size: Extra small

Condition: Very good

Divine 1940s sky blue color-blocked day dress. Fab peaked shoulders, criss cross neckline, fitted waist and pleated skirt. A pretty appliquéd corsage on the chest perfectly complements the tan side of the bodice. Soft rayon jersey fabric. Such an iconic 40s style in the dreamiest of colors. A rare find. The Carole King Juniors label always produced the most beautiful designs and is highly coveted today.

According to the Vintage fashion Guild,  "Carole King was established in 1937 by the Forest City Manufacturing Company of St. Louis. They were a maker of better junior dresses and were a leader in that market. 

Flat Measurements

Shoulders 14"

Chest 17" with a little stretch

Waist 12-12.5" a little stretch to the jersey

Hip 25"

Length  40" Length shoulder to waist 15"

Armscye 9"

Best fit size XS.

Label: Carole King Juniors

Material: Rayon jersey

This 1940s color-blocked day dress is in very good condition with only gentle age appropriate wear. Metal side zip for ease. There is very minor dye variation hidden in the skirt and two very tiny marks on the bodice (see photo). Clean fresh 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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