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Vintage 1940s Dress - INCREDIBLE Doris Dodson Set - Lavender Dijon Mustard Mocha Colorblock Chambray Dress + Vest w Metallic Gold Accents Size S - M

Regular price $276.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $276.00 CAD
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An extraordinary 1940s dress, a classic with a fitted shirtwaist bodice w bullet-tip shaped brass buttons, fitted metallic polka dot waist, gored skirt, and gorgeously tailored vest with more brass buttons and hand-screen metallic polka dots. Gorgeous...wear together, wear apart!

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•Fabric(s): cotton

•Closures: side metal zipper, 9 brass buttons in all

•Designer/Labels: A Doris Dodson Original, Sanforized

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


Fits about a modern S - M; please allow room for the fit/ease you prefer

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 39"/40"

Waist about 26"/taut 28"

Hips about 40"/41"

Shoulder to hem about 44 1/2" with 4" hem

Shoulders about 16"

Sleeves about 15"


Bust about 36"

Waist about 28"

Length about 19" to pointed "tip"


Great vintage shape. Cleaned and shows little in the way of wear; great metallics. 75+ years old.

Lowermost button on dress has left a tiny and faint mark below it from use. Otherwise, this set seems barely/rarely worn.


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.

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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