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Vintage 1940s Dress - AMAZING Femme Fatale Black Widow w Stabby Collar & Red Contrast Hobble Skirt & Pockets Size S

Regular price $164.00 USD
Regular price $184.00 USD Sale price $164.00 USD
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•Highlights: flat out AMAZING style; fitted bodice w shoulder pads and batwing ruched sleeve; THE most extravagant dagger collar; nipped waist with string loops indicating it once had a wide belt (sorry, not found); doubled-up skirt consisting of a sweeping black layer that's open at the center, providing "curtains" for a scarlet red hobble skirt with (get this!) hip pockets

Be the black widow noir babe of your darkest dreams!

•Fabrics: slinky black rayon, red silk (?) faille *not faded, some photos are lightened

•Lined: self-lined

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Marion McCoy Originals (she was the junior style designer for Carlye!)

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


Fits about a modern S to small-waisted M; please allow room for fit/ease!

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) -- batwing so drapes to fit a range from 32" like the form up to 42"

Waist about 26" unbelted

Hips (of hobble skirt) to about 43"

Shoulder to waist seam about 16 1/2"

Shoulder to hem about 47 1/12"

Shoulders - no seams

Sleeves about 18"/bracelet


Overall great vintage shape with normal light signs of use and age. 75+ years old.

The shoulder pads are new black replacements for the missing originals. 


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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