40s Lana Peplum Dress - Mustard Stretch Crepe
40s Lana Peplum Dress - Mustard Stretch Crepe
40s Lana Peplum Dress - Mustard Stretch Crepe
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40s Lana Peplum Dress - Mustard Stretch Crepe

The House of Foxy This beautifully simple 1940s design takes influence from American wartime film noir styles with it's high mandarin collar neckline FOXY-1343

£135.00

We are terribly excited about this new style 1940s dress we have called 'Lana' in homage to the 1940s Film Noir screen siren; Lana Turner.

This beautifully simple 1940s design takes influence from American wartime styles with it's high mandarin collar neckline running into a 'daring' keyhole and flattering peplum skirt. The beauty of the dress is the simplicity of the bodice, a very typical 1940s feature. Soft grown on sleeves which hug the shoulder gives you the option to add shoulder pads if you really want to emphasise a 1940s look.

This dress is inspired by some original garments, fashion plates, culminating in some photographs of Lana Turner during her 1940s film noir period.

We love how this dress flatters the figure and enhances the waist through the over peplum - a very common feature in the 1940s due to restrictions in fabric. The peplum was a great way of using a smaller amount of fabric to create shape.

We've made this version in our comfort stretch crepe - making this dress even more versatile.

Key Features Include:-
- high mandarin neckline with hook and eye fastening
- keyhole approx 14cm at deepest point
- peplum over pencil skirt
- back zip

Proudly made in the UK 

Fabric: Polyester, viscose and elastene - in a rich mustard colour - please note that colours vary on monitors
Washing instructions: cool hand wash or dry clean 
Length from natural waist: approx 27 inches

Fit Class - Fitted
Fits close to the body. When garment is measured, it will measure close/slightly below the body measurements in order to fit. Garment made in a fabric with some 'comfort stretch'.

This version of this dress has comfort stretch and so we would normally suggest that if you are inbetween sizes on the bust and hip that you can go down a size. However, we suggest you use waist measurements as your main size choice guide.

Feedback tells us that this style suits most shapes.

Please refer to the table below as a size guide:-

Size bust waist hip
UK 8 33"
83cm
26"
66cm
35"
88cm
UK 10 35"
88cm
27.5"
70cm
37"
94cm
UK 12 37"
93cm
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
UK 20 45"
114cm
to 38.5
to 98cm
to 49"
to 124cm
UK 22 47"
119cm
to 41"
to 104cm
to 51"
to 130cm
UK 24 49"
124cm
to 44"
to 112cm
to 53"
to 135cm

 

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