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Vintage 1940s Dress - Sophisticated Parisian Black Rayon w Sarong Hip Drape + Rhinestone Bling Size M to L

Regular price £83.00 GBP
Regular price £98.00 GBP Sale price £83.00 GBP
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•Highlights: this brand proudly touted its Parisian designers and French inspirations/aspirations; shoulder pads; sweeping sarong-inspired side drape over-panel with rhinestone pin that can be removed or moved as desired

•Colors: true black -- some photos lightened to show details

•Fabric(s): rayon

•Lined: no

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Puritan Forever Young

Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.


About a modern size roomy M to L; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust -- pretty open due to the cut, stretches taut to about 42"

Waist about 29"/snug 30" unbelted

Hips to about 42"

Length, shoulder to waist about 16 1/2"

Shoulder to hem about 42" and has about 2 1/2" hem

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves about 15"


Great vintage shape. Freshly cleaned and pressed. 70+ years old.

To note: the designer label shows patina and the hem was reset at least once in its lifetime.


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