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Vintage 1930s to 1940s Dress - Aggressively Pointy Shoulder Dark Delight in Black Crepe w Knot Neckline Size Roomy M

Regular price $168.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $168.00 USD
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•Highlights: exceptionally killer 'cusper 30s/40s dress; sharply puffed sleeves with padded sleeve heads (even more impressive when worn); knot and "fish gill" type neckline details; cloth belt loops (my belt not included, but this dress pairs with any and every color); A-line skirt made of many gores

•Colors: black

•Fabric(s): rayon crepe

•Lined: no

•Closures: short rear metal zipper; otherwise slips on over head so please be sure waist is big enough for your shoulders to fit through

•Designer/Labels: no

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


About a modern size roomy M; please allow adequate room for fit and ease as desired

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 39", taut 42"
Waist about 30" unbelted, taut 32" (please note -- you must be able to wiggle your shoulders through here to put dress on)
Hips about 39"/taut 42"
Bodice, shoulder to waist seam is about 16 3/4"
Shoulder to hem about 41"
Shoulders seam to seam about 15 1/2" and your shoulders fit inside the "puff" area
Sleeves about 18"


Great vintage shape, slight normal signs of its age but presents impeccably. Clean and sharp. 70-80+ years old.

To note: one teensy hole low down on the skirt that doesn't affect wearability...I only found it by holding against the window's light.


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