40s Grable Tea Dress - Mustard
40s Grable Tea Dress - Mustard
40s Grable Tea Dress - Mustard

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40s Grable Tea Dress - Mustard

The House of Foxy This 1940s style tea dress is influenced by 1940s war time pinups like Betty Grable - and is perfect for swing jive or lindy bop dancing by House of Foxy. FOXY-1118

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A new limited edition colourway for our best selling tea dance dress we named after wartime pinup 'Betty Grable'. This colourway is a stunning warm rmustard crepe throughout - a very versatile colour. Light enough to work well in summer but warm enough in tone to take you through to the winter months!

This is the perfect dress for dancing! A most becoming dress with a demure tie neckline  - softly shirred into shape with shoulder yokes and gathered under the bust.

This dress has been designed to be as faithful as possible to the 1940s styles. A slimming fit around the waist with elegant short sleeves with a touch of shirring and a sweeping 7-gore skirt to float you through any dance.

New flutter style sleeves that drape the shoulder make this dress perfect for dancing as they do not restrict the upper arm at all.

Fully lined bodice, side zip.

The fabric is a stretch crepe in a very vintage inspired mustard tone. Fabric gathers beautifully into yokes and under bust. The touch of spandex and means it will stretch a little to accommodate waist variances.  

Key Features Include:-
- keyhole neckline with tie
- gathers into shoulder yokes and under bust
- sweeping 7-gore skirt
- side zip
- flutter sleeves with whip stitch

Proudly made in the UK 

Fabric: 96% polyester 4% spandex
Washing instructions: cool hand wash or dry clean 
Length from natural waist: approx 26 inches

This dress is free fitting on hips due to the swing skirt and skims the waist. The bust area is fairly generous but is more fitted than it looks. It is also very fitted under the bust and feedback tells us that this area can be a little tight. For this reason, we strongly suggest that you select your size through the bust measurements and if unsure - opt for a size up.

Style suits pear shapes, hourglass and pillar most.

Fabric has a comfort stretch in it - so if you are between sizes - it would be advisable to select the size above.

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

Size bust waist hip
UK 8 (US4 EUR36) 32"
UK 10 (US6 EUR38) 34"
UK 12 (US8 EUR40) 36"
UK 14 (US10 EUR42) 38"
UK 16 (US12 EUR44) 41"
UK 18 (US14 EUR46) 43"
UK 20 (US16 EUR48) 45"
to 38.5
to 98cm
to 49"
to 124cm
UK 22 (US18 EUR50)** 47"
to 41"
to 104cm
to 51"
to 130cm
UK 24 (US20 EUR52)** 49"
to 44"
to 112cm
to 53"
to 135cm
5 by

An absolute favourite! I love the Grable dresses so much, i have 12 of them! The mustard is one of my favourites. Infact i love it so much i have two of them. The style is so flattering. A swingy skirt, a waist that nips you in and the flutted sleeves mean that the tops are the arms are neither restrictive nor on show. Oh and the fabric of the mustard dress has some stretch to it too. I can't waist for more Grables.

5 by

Beautiful dress made to a very high standard in gorgeous material. A bit smaller in size than other House Of Foxy dresses I have purchased in the past, particularly on the bust area. I had so many compliments and want one in every colour!

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