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Our popular 40s Evening dress reworked and enhanced - to fit even better!
A Hollywood glamour classic.
Glamourous and nostalgic - this dress takes its influence from wartime styles but with a bit of artistic licence thrown in.
Classic 1940s sweetheart neckline created with gathers into the shoulder yokes together with gathers under the bust. A supremely flattering neckline for those with a bust and will create volume for those who dont...
Key style features include:-
- iconic 40s sweetheart neckline
- curved shoulder yokes that hug the neck
- elegant cap sleeves with button detail
- gathers under bust and pleated into shoulder yoke
- curved waist band for that nipped in look
- sweeping 5 gore skirt that hugs the hips and flows into a fish tail style
The perfect 1940s evening dress in a classic red crepe fabric.
Fabric: Rayon/poly mix with a touch of spandex for stretch. Bodice lined in stretch poly.
Length from waist: 29 inches approx
Fabric care: dry clean recommended
Size advice: choose by waist and hip
Our 1940s Victory Dress is very accommodating on the bust and tight on the waist and hip. Therefore we suggest you choose your size based on these areas. There is some stretch in the fabric but it isn't as stretchy as some of our other dresses.
This is a great dress for pillar, hourglass, inverted triangles and can also work well on apples! Avoid if pear.
Please refer to the table below as a size guide. Measurements are in inches.
|UK 8 (US4 EUR36)||32||26||35|
|UK 10 (US6 EUR38)||34||27.5||37|
|UK 12 (US8 EUR40)||36||29||39|
|UK 14 (US10 EUR42)||38||31||41|
|UK 16 (US12 EUR44)||40||33||43|
|UK 18 (US14 EUR46)||42||35||45|
So pleased with this purchase! It's absolutely gorgeous, very flattering and beautifully made. I had so many compliments!
Wore this dress to a Christmas work party and received several compliments. It is s bit different to what I would normally wear and I felt very confident wearing it. I love the vintage glamour look. The fit was really good. I ordered two sizes as I wasn't sure which would fit and it was very easy to return the second dress. Would highly recommend.
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