Beautiful, flowy Rayon fabric in the most beautiful striped pattern in white on black colored ground.
The classy knee length and side bows to close the dress and tighten the waist will make you feel not only beautiful but also super comfy. Typical 1940s style shoulder pads (removeable due to snap fastener) for the extra authentic look, as well as the pleated neckline, short dolman sleeves and a classy A-line skirt section (gathered on the sides and in the back) make it a perfect staple for warm Summer days.
Find this dress being exclusively handmade to your measurements or in standard sizes.
Find the matching summer hat also available at the shop. More information about the Hat 'Summer Swirl 1942'
The dress is shown without(!) a petticoat.
The beautiful floral corsage and hair comb was made by Hair Wear by Pin Up Curl - Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PinUpCurl
>>> Cotton bow closure (black).
>>> Removeable shoulder pads.
>>> Pleated neckline.
>>> Short dolman sleeves.
>>> Gathered A-line skirt.
>>> Hand-sewn, invisible hem (sleeves, skirt hem).
>>> Classy 1940s knee length.
MATERIAL & CARE INSTRUCTIONS
100% Rayon. Bows: 100% Cotton.
The fabric has a little stretch in the bust due to the bias cut bodice front - so if you are in between sizes (bust), you can size down as long as your bust measurement
is no more than 2.5cm/1''inch above the actual measurement of the finished garment. If its more, please size up. Also, the waist size can be slightly adjusted due to the individual
bow closure on both sides that can be worn more loose or very tight.
(1) bust 96cm, waist 78cm -> in between size M and L but with 3cm above the M bust -> size up to L. Waist can be adjusted to 78 and more through the individual side bows.
(2) bust 86cm, waist 70cm -> in between size XS and S but with 2cm above the XS bust -> size down to XS. Waist can be adjusted to 70cm through the individual side bows.
>>> Please note: The measurements stated in the table below are the measurements of the finished garment.
Which size to choose depends on whether your prefer a more loose or close fit.
>>> Customized Skirt Length: In case you are very short or very tall, I can always customize your skirt length, Please contact me previous to placing your order to arrange the matching skirt length.
MADE - TO - MEASURE
This wonderful dress can also be made according to your individual measurements.
There are two options to choose from. Which to choose depends on your waist measurement:
(1) Made - to - Measure: any waist measurement below 84cm/33 inch
(2) Made - to - Measure CURVY: any waist measurement that is 84cm/33 inch and above
After placing your order, you will be directed to my made-to-measure forms where you can choose to
fill in your measurements online immediately or later.
Please feel free to contact me at any time, in case you have questions. Email: email@example.com
Away from mass production and sameness - PRETTIE LANES fashion designs & hats are sold in limited editions keeping each piece special. Once sold out - a design
will never be available again in the exact same style. One of a kind and custom garments to spread individuality. Each piece is exclusively sold via this online shop.
FAIR SWISS FASHION
Environmentally conscious, each garment is designed & handmade in PRETTIE LANES' private house atelier in Switzerland. Everything is made to order. No surplus - no garment waste. Materials are used consciously - mainly sourced regionally and within the European Union. Ethically manufactured, slow fashion from Switzerland.
PRETTIE LANES creates new, midcentury style, true to era designs, yet no vintage reproductions. With vintage sewing and construction techniques & period accurate materials each piece has the signature vintage look & feel. Vintage inspired fashion with no modern twist - yet based on modern ‚green’ values.
The inhouse design and manufacturing process at PRETTIE LANES allows for customized designs as well as customized sizing, Body positivity and size inclusion are
core values of this company, serving clients of all shapes and sizes and providing them with a positive shopping experience.