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Vintage 1940s Dress - SPLENDID Summery Midnight Blue Polka Dot Sheer Nylon Balloon Sleeve Shirtwaist Size XS

Regular price $180.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $180.00 AUD
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So dang cute! A vintage 1940s dress, a classic with fitted shirtwaist bodice with gem-faceted buttons, puffed balloon sleeves, fitted waist w matching shirred cummerbund wide belt, and a flared skirt. Lingerie-keepers inside the sheer bodice for your optional fave chemise or bra!

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•Fabric(s): nylon chiffon bodice, nylon seersucker skirt

•Closures: front "crystal" buttons, hidden snaps

•Designer/Labels: Nelly Don

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


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

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 38" (cut with extra room to fit properly bloused!)

Waist about 24" - tight 24 1/2" unbelted

Hips full

Shoulder to waist seam about 16 1/4"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has 2" hem

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves about 8"


Great vintage shape, showing light signs of previous wear only. Cleaned. 75+ years old.


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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