40s Style Keyhole Blouse - Crocus
40s Style Keyhole Blouse - Crocus
40s Style Keyhole Blouse - Crocus

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40s Style Keyhole Blouse - Crocus

The House of Foxy This 1940s vintage inspired blouse would have been a mainstay item during WW2 40s. This blouse has been made in rayon crepe and feels just like vintage! FOXY-1252

£62.00 5 2 read reviews

Also available in:
Spring Orient, Soft Coral, Ivory, Ebony,

Designed to make you feel like a million dollars - simple, sophisticated, chic and supremely flattering. A classical design influenced by American 1940s styles and a new favourite. 

Raised, mandarin style neckline closes with a hoot and eye above a deep shaped keyhole . Simple shape of blouse has grown on cap sleeves and is shaped via deep darts into the waistline. Has a side zip and vents at side for fit - which means it can be worn tucked in or out.

This blouse has been made in another specially sourced rayon crepe - feels really vintage and is a very high quality fabric.

Key features include:-
- high mandarin style neckline with hook and eye
- deep keyhole 
- side zip 

Proudly made in the UK

Fabric: 100% rayon
Washing instructions: cold hand wash or dry clean

 

This is a semi-fitted blouse - much closer than our shirt blouses because it needs to skim the body to create the silhouette. However, if it is too tight on the bust it will not look as elegant. For this reason, we have tried to be fairly generous in the measurements because this fabric has no stretch in it.

*Please note - this blouse is designed to be worn with garments that fit on the natural waist. Approx length of blouse is 19inches/49cm

Please refer to the table below as a size guide for your body. If you are in between - size up. 

Size bust waist hip
UK 8 33"
84cm
26"
66cm
35"
88cm
UK 10 35"
89cm
27.5"
70cm
37"
94cm
UK 12 37"
94cm
29"
74cm
39"
99cm
UK 14 39"
99cm
31"
79cm
41"
105cm
UK 16 41"
104cm
33"
84cm
43"
109cm  
UK 18 43"
109cm
36"
91cm
46"
116cm

 

5 by

Beautiful blouse! The color and print are lovely, and the fabric is so breezy and comfortable. I love that HoF provides detailed descriptions and sizing advice. I'm not completely sure I would purchase this style again for myself because the fit on me is a little odd. I'm approximately 34/35"–27"–38" (87/89–69–97cm) and I went with the size 10. The waist is perfect and the length falls right at the top of my hips (I'm 5'3"). I may be a tad busty for this size (I wear 32DD/E cup), as it doesn't lay quite as elegantly as I believe is intended. However, I think if I were to size up, the neck would be too large, since it is a little loose when I hook the front. If you are close to my waist with a smaller bust, I think the size 10 would fit fabulously. I would definitely send over an email for more specific advice if you are unsure, which I will be doing going forward! Overall, I'm extremely happy with the quality of this blouse and will wear it happily.

5 by

Absolutely beautiful! I asked for this blouse (and the Home front Dancing Dress) for my birthday gift from my husband. I wasn't disappointed in either choice!! The color and print of this blouse are divine. The cut through the bust IS generous, and I might have been able to wear a size smaller and still had the correct fit. Go by the waist measurement, and unless you are very busty, that should give you a lovely fit. Quality is excellent, as always.

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