A must for forties fans - this is a classic 1940s dress we have called 'Ingrid' in homage to the Casablanca actress Ingrid Bergman.
Based on an original American vintage dress from the 1940s, this is a classically simple shape designed to show off the stunning print which is also based on an original.
The beauty of the dress is the simplicity of the bodice, a very typical 1940s feature. Soft grown on sleeves which hug the shoulder give you the option to add shoulder pads if you really want to emphasise a 1940s look. The high sweetheart shape neckline is flattering but demure. Skirt is a typically lean 1940s skirt but has enough swing to float you through any dance. Also note the lovely 1940s waistline feature of two rounded tabs.
This dress is a real head turner - stunningly simple and very forties.
Key Features include:-
- high sweetheart shape
- button and loop back neck
- belt loops
- self covered belt
- side zip
Proudly made in the UK
Fabric: 100% rayon crepe
Washing instructions: cool hand wash or dry clean
Length from natural waist: approx 27 inches
Fit Class: Semi-fitted
"skims the body so that it follows its shape and may have close fitting areas such as the waist"
No stretch - choose by waist
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.
I love this style, it's so great for work! The fabric gives a little with wear which is a blessing for those of us with a large bust!
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