Vintage Late 1940's Striped, Textured Taffeta Day Dress - Gunmetal Grey and Navy - Waist 28 - New Look Styling

Vintage Late 1940's Striped, Textured Taffeta Day Dress - Gunmetal Grey and Navy - Waist 28 - New Look Styling


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A perfect example of the late 1940's "New Look" styling. The look was created by Christian Dior and was emulated by all.
The second world war was over and fabric rationing had been lifted. We started to see fuller skirts in dresses and shirtwaists were very popular.

This lovely piece is a Coat Dress of a gunmetal grey taffeta that has a textured navy and white stripe to it. Can you hear the swish of this popular 40's and 50's fabric?


♥️ Striped and Textured Taffeta
♥️ Coat Dress
♥️ Shirt- Waist Bodice
♥️ Shawl Collar with High Roll (collar does not extend around back of neck)
♥️ Full Skirt
♥️ Original Self-Covered Buttons All the Way Down the Front of Dress
♥️ Pointed, Rolled Cuff, Dolman Style Short Sleeves
♥️ Original Triangle Shoulder Padding

Contemporary Size Small to Medium. All exact measurements are taken with dress laying flat and doubled where necessary. Please know your own measurements and allow ease for a comfortable fit.

✧ Bust: 36"
✧ Waist: 28"
✧ Hip: Free
✧ Nape to Waist: 15.5"
✧ Skirt Length: 30"
✧ Skirt Sweep: 120"

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