Vintage late 1930s Lilac Coloured Ruched Crepe Gown - NEW!

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$394.00 USD
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Measurements

Size: Extra Small

Dress

Bust: 32 - 34 inches + 81 - 91 cm

Waist: 24 - 26 inches + 61 - 66 cm

Hips: 34  - 36 inches + 86 - 91 cm

Shoulder Seam to Shoulder Seam: 14 inches + 36 cm

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 55 inches + 140 cm 

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.

 

Description

* Late 1930s to early 1940s lilac crepe maxi dress

* Classic silhouette with a form-hugging silhouette and flowing skirt

* Bodice has a V-shaped neckline with a central placket that ends at the hipline

* Bodice is ruched either side of the placket 

* Tulip-shaped sleeves with decorative covered buttons

* Skirt is gathered at placket end and falls to the floor

* Back opening with a multitude of self-fabric covered buttons

* No label but well-made

 

Condition 

Excellent vintage condition.

No notable flaws that I can see- a tiny bit of dinginess at the hemline. Actually in great condition for its age.

Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws will be highlighted.

 

Comment 

Beautiful, figure hugging gown.

The listing is for the dress only and does not include any other accessories that may have been photographed with the item. 

This item has not been pinned to the dress form.

 

Shop Policies

Postage
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

Currently, standard packages within Australia take 4 to 6 business days from receipt of the package at the Post Office. However, there may be exceptions due to the impact of COVID-19. Overseas packages take between 7 to 10 days.

We also offer expedited DHL shipping which provides a fast and reliable shipping option if you prefer quick receipt of your item.


Availability
This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologize in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


LayBys/Layaways
Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

Alterations
Obviously, as these are one-off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

Special Orders
If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

Photography
Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.