40s Grable Tea Dress - Bottle Green
40s Grable Tea Dress - Bottle Green

40s Grable Tea Dress - Bottle Green

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-1320

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A new colourway for our best selling tea dance dress we named after wartime pinup 'Betty Grable'. This colourway is an elegant Bottle Green crepe throughout. A great colour for Autumn which looks great with Mustard, Berry & Brown.

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.

Self lined bodice, side zip.

The fabric is a stretch crepe in a very vintage inspired Bottle tone. Fabric gathers beautifully into yokes and under bust. The touch of spandex 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

Made in Europe

Fabric: 60% polyester 37% viscose 3% 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.

Style suits pear shapes, hourglass and pillar most.

Fabric has comfort stretch in it.

For more information on fit and sizing please visit our size guide. The measurements refer to 'your' body not the garment itself. Please choose the size that most reflects your measurements.

4 by

Dress is gorgeous, but it arrived with a broken zipper, so I returned it. It is also a little tight from the waist up, and I am a solid sz 16 on HOF. I am 5'3" and 168 pounds. The color is AMAZING and I hope HOF makes more dresses in this Slytherin green. The dress is VERY flattering on short curvy girls. My shoulders/arms are just too big unfortunately to wear it comfortably. Might order it in the rust color and see if it fits...

5 by

Very beautiful quality, beautiful cut and fast delivery. I'm in love with this dress!!!

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