50s 'Doris' Day Dress - Forrest Green
50s 'Doris' Day Dress - Forrest Green
50s 'Doris' Day Dress - Forrest Green

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50s 'Doris' Day Dress - Forrest Green

The House of Foxy The 50s dress for work & play. Our new little 50s stunner dress we call 'Doris' - based on early 1950s styles FOXY-1092

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New! The dress for work, for play and for leisure. You - irresitible and charming in our new little 50s stunner dress we call 'Doris'. This is the perfect little day dress we based on an original from our designers collection and has all the hallmarks of the late 1940s/early 50s british dress designs.

This dress has all the hallmarks of the late 1940s early 1950s and is packed with detailing. A really interesting and unique bodice design has gathers under the bust and tabs at the shoulder in contrast black and button and is finished into a flattering square neckline. Grown on sleeves hug the shoulders and button detail is mirrored in the single pocked on the semi full skirt.

This is a really special design and has topstitch detailing and a back zip. Body of dress is in a deep forrest green with black features.

Key features:-
- contrast tab detail with self covered button 
- back zip
- semi full skirt
- patch pocket on skirt with tab and button detail
- grown on sleeves with turn up

Proudly made in the UK.

Fabric: Viscose/poly mix with a touch of stretch for easy fit

Washing instructions: cold hand wash or machine wash on hand wash settings
Length from natural waist: 26 inches

Fabric doesnt stretch. However, the only very fitted area is the waist. So we recommend you choose via waist measurements below. Can accomodate most bust sizes well due to gathers in bust.

Shape advice: Style is perfect for pear shapes but will flatter all shapes and will create curves for pillars and apples.

Please refer to the table below as a size guide. Measurements are in inches.

Size bust waist hip
UK 8 (US4 EUR36) 32 26 35
UK 10 (US6 EUR38) 34 27.5 37
UK 12 (US8 EUR40) 35.5 29 39
UK 14 (US10 EUR42) 37 30.5 41
UK 16 (US12 EUR44) 38.5 32 43
UK 18 (US14 EUR46) 40 33.5 45


4 by

Nice! The pleats on one side of the bust area didn't look right at first, but after pressing and a minor alteration, the dress looks fine.

5 by

Great little frock! Perfect 40s styling and I love the block colour (great colour!). I agree with the other reviewer that the tab details really make it special. Fabulously sassy with little black shoes and seamed stockings! Sizing is accurate - I went for the 10 and I am 36/26/38. Not at all tight or too loose - spot on!

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