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Vintage 1940s Dress - RARE Menswear-Inspired Ivory Pinstripe Rayon + Black Neck Tie Shirtwaist w Brass Buttons Size XS to S

Regular price $256.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $256.00 AUD
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PHENOMENAL 1940s dress, a sassy classic with big shoulder pads, turn back contrast short sleeves, neck tie (that you can tie better than me, lol), fitted bodice w brass buttons, fitted waist, and flirty swing skirt. When was the last time you saw one like this??

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•Fabric(s): rayon + rayon "butcher linen"

•Closures: fastens up w brass buttons; side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: old lot/size tag only

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


Fits about a modern XS - S; please allow room for fit/ease!

Has darts of extra fabric to alter somewhat bigger.

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 34"/tight 37"

Waist about 25"/almost a taut 27"

Hips full/about 45"

Shoulder to waist about 15" (middle of cloth belt loop area, slightly under the ivory fabric)

Shoulder to hem about 42 1/2"

Shoulders about 16 1/2" through seams and 16 1/2" through shoulder pads

Sleeves about 2 3/4" long


Overall great vintage shape. Cleaned. 75+ years old.

There are faint marks under the arms, hidden during wear.


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Minor signs of previous use and age are normal and expected for all true vintage pieces. Flaws and issues are carefully noted/photographed, and our detailed photos give you a good idea of the look of each garment. We're happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

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Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



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