40s Shirt Waister Dress – Postcard
Presenting our best selling 1940s shirt dress in a sublime new vintage print ‘Postcard’ – a rich vermillion red base with pictorial image print. Available size 8 to 24
The shirt waister dress is the epitome of 1940s wartime styling. It is practical, demure, elegant and classy – all the hallmarks of the 1940s. This dress has been designed to be as authentic as possible and is based on original patterns and photographs.
Dress demurely buttons right up to the top or of course, can be more worn more open. Blush pink buttons are a fabulous reproduction of an original 1930s button and have an art deco feel to them. Dress has classic iconic shoulder yoke with gathers above bust that fall nicely into tucks into waistline. Cinch further with sash belt.
With this dress we haven’t compromised for modern manufacturing and this has resulted in an extra special dress we are really proud to bring to you.
1940s Shirt Waister features include:-
– iconic gathers into a low shoulder yoke at front and back
– tucks at the bottom of blouse into waist seam (gives plenty of room for movement)
– authentic style collar which can be buttoned right to the top or left open
– reproduction 1930s blush pink buttons
– sash belt to nip in at the waist
– sleeves are gathered and are buttoned to fit (so you can adjust to your arm)
– side zip
This dress is a must have for any 1940s enthusiast.
Made in Europe
Fabric: 100% rayon (viscose marocain) a authentic feel rayon crepe and behaves like a vintage fabric but creases easily.
Washing instructions: cool hand wash or dry clean as some shrinkage may occur
Length from natural waist: approx 26 inches
The House of Foxy
The House of Foxy is a British brand of vintage inspired womenswear that takes influence from the classic 20th Century fashions – primarily 1925 through to 1964.
We make quality new vintage clothing for grown ups. From the iconic 1940s tea dress and 1950s wiggle dress to stunning 1930s style eveningwear, 1950s swing jive dresses and more. Our top quality garments are often limited edition which makes our dresses the next best thing to Vintage you can get.
We proudly manufacture the majority of our own range of vintage inspired clothing ethically in Britain and Europe.