This is a 1940s evening dress featuring a beaded lace bodice with black crepe skirt. The dress has no shoulder pads, but has cap sleeves, a peplum below the waistline and a beautifully structured skirt that drapes at the back - please view the photos. It has a high rounded neckline and only the top area of bodice has some beading. It is made in a below the knee length. The bodice is lined in a grey georgette fabric. The dress does up the back with a metal zipper.
Label: Fashionette Montreal
Material: Most likely rayon with a silky feel and beautiful fall. Lovely quality 40s era fabric.
Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a medium size, please note the following measurements for fit, taking into account the style of the dress:
Shoulders and sleeves: 25” across from the edge of one cap sleeve to the other
Bust: 40” around, but should fit loosely
Waist: 32” around
Hips: 42 around, meant to fall loosely in drapes
Length: 45” measured flat
Condition: It is in very condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odour. This dress looks to have seen little use and has been well cared for over the years.
This is a very chic 1940s era dress…nice quality and beautiful detail, sure to be noticed!
Vintage 1940s Dress Black Lace and Crepe by Fashionette Montreal Size M