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Vintage 1950s Dress - Darling Pastel Lavender Purple Cotton Shirtwaist w Big Lace-Trimmed Pockets Size L to XL

Regular price $136.00 AUD
Regular price $166.00 AUD Sale price $136.00 AUD
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•Highlights: fitted shirtwaist bodice; oversized collar; nipped waist; full skirt with big pockets

•Fabrics: cotton, cotton crochet lace

•Lined: no

•Closures: Lucite buttons

•Designer/Labels: no

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


 Fits about a modern L to XL cusp; please allow room for fit/ease!

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 42"/taut 44"

Waist about 30"/taut 31" unbelted (can unsnap to fudge about 32")

Hips full

Shoulder to waist seam about 16 3/4"

Shoulder to hem about 40"

Shoulders seam to seam about 16 3/4"

Sleeves about 7 1/2"

Armhole opening about 19"


Very good vintage shape. Cleaned. 65+ years old.

A former owner patched from behind two tiny holes to the rear skirting as well as the corner of a skirt pocket, as shown in close-ups. These minor imperfections don't attraction attention when worn but are factored into pricing.


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. You should expect to see minor signs of age and previous use in all vintage clothing, especially the older pieces. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing. 

Return & Refund Policy

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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Items returned to us by your postal service for non-payment of taxes will incur re-shipping costs. If you do not pay to reship in a timely manner (7 days) your order will be considered abandoned and returned to inventory or donated. 

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