1940's Black Taffeta and Velvet Cocktail Dior Style Dress - New Look Design - Jet Beaded Pockets - 40's Mourning Dress - Waist: 29 - Sz 8

1940's Black Taffeta and Velvet Cocktail Dior Style Dress - New Look Design - Jet Beaded Pockets - 40's Mourning Dress - Waist: 29 - Sz 8


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Absolutely stunning 1940's Taffeta dress is in very good vintage condition. Who doesn't love a dress with pockets and these ones have been hand beaded with jet and rhinestones!

Details of this beauty include:

♦︎ Late 40's New Look Styling
♦︎ Black Taffeta
♦︎ Fitted Bodice
♦︎ Bias Cut Full Skirt
♦︎ Black Velvet Detail at Neckline
♦︎ Pointed Cuff at Set In Cap Sleeve
♦︎ Hip Pockets Embellished with Jet and Rhinestones
♦︎ Original Side Zip
♦︎ Label Reads: Orchid Fashions Inc.

All measurements are taken with garment laying flat and doubled where necessary. Please allow ease and know your own measurements to assure a proper fit.


CHEST: 39"
WAIST: 29"
HIP: Max 49"
BACK LENGTH (nape to waist): 15.25"
BACK WIDTH: 15.25"

*Vintage items have been previously loved and generally come with some wear. This piece has stood the test of time with only one small flaw on the right shoulder as seen in photos.

Dress will be shipped via Canada Post. Fedex available upon request.

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Please visit this lovely dress in person at 301-290 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba. We are open Fridays 12-5 and Saturdays 1-5 as well as by appointment any time.


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Payments must be received within 48 hours of purchase or the item will be re-listed.

Please contact us should you wish to Reserve. Items may be held for 48 hours. During the holiday shopping season holds will not be permitted. (November 15th to January 10th.)

We are now offering a layaway plan. You may choose a 2 or 3 month payment plan. Contact us for more information.

Shipping from Canada

All North American shipments are sent via CANADA POST unless you convo us to request Fedex.

We will ship within 1 to 3 days of receiving payment.

We do offer combined shipping. Please contact us prior to purchasing and we will change the shipping cost for you.

The estimated delivery standards to Canadian destinations are approximately
5-7 business days and include tracking.

All purchases over $150 will be shipped with tracking as an expedited package and shipping quotes will reflect this cost.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS - Please note that you are responsible for all VAT, import fees, duties and taxes imposed by your country. We can not falsify custom forms. These charges are your responsibility, and we have no control over this. Please do not confuse them with additional shipping charges.

International Small Packet Shipping via Canada Post can take up to 4 to 6 weeks of business days to arrive. Canada Post Tracked Packet Shipping Rates to International destinations are not included in the shipping rate in the listing. If you require faster service with a tracking number please contact us prior to ordering.


**Please Note** ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

Most vintage items come with some form of wear as they have generally been worn before. Please keep this in mind when purchasing. We will do our best to describe the item as accurately as possible. We rate our items as FAIR / GOOD / VERY GOOD / EXCELLENT depending on the vintage condition of each item. Please note these ratings in each listing.

All clothing measurements are based upon flat measurements and are doubled where required (i.e.) chest, waist & hip. PLEASE KNOW YOUR CURRENT MEASUREMENTS & ALLOW EASE FOR A COMFORTABLE FIT.

TAKE CARE WHEN CLEANING YOUR VINTAGE GARMENT. We do not recommend dry-cleaning vintage silk or other delicate fibres. We will not be responsible for any damage that has occurred in the dry-cleaning process. We clean all vintage items to the best of our ability to maintain the quality of the piece prior to listing. If you are unsure of cleaning methods please contact us prior to heading off to the dry-cleaner!!

Colors of items may vary from monitor to monitor.