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Incredible 1940s Purple Crepe Evening Gown with Beaded Details

Elevate your elegance with our 1940s Purple Crepe Evening Gown. Adorned with delicate beaded details, this vintage masterpiece captures the essence of timeless glamour. Perfect for formal affairs or as a unique, alternative wedding gown, it promises to make every moment memorable. Flaunt vintage sophistication with every step.


Availability: 1 in stock

  • Era 1940s
  • Bust 34"
  • Waist 26" - 28" (some stretch in the crepe)
  • Hips 36"
  • Label None
  • Fabric Crepe
  • Condition Great

    The dress is in great condition for its age, but there are few areas where the fabric has faded slightly which are not very noticeable and to be expected with a garment of this rarity and age.

  • Best fit UK 8

    The best fit is a recommendation only. Please refer to other measurements for accurate fitting.

Indulge in the timeless allure of vintage glamour with this beautiful 1940s Purple Crepe Evening Gown. This exquisite piece, adorned with delicate beaded details, captures the essence of sophistication and elegance from the golden age of Hollywood. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this gown promises to make a statement at any formal occasion or soirée.

  • Vintage Elegance: Channel the sophistication of the 1940s with this exquisite purple crepe evening gown, a true embodiment of vintage elegance.
  • Beaded Detailing: Delicate beaded details adorn the shoulders, adding a touch of shimmer and opulence to this already enchanting gown.
  • Stunning Silhouette: The luxurious crepe fabric drapes gracefully, accentuating your silhouette with its beautiful fit, ensuring you feel confident and radiant.
  • Perfect Alternative Wedding Gown: For the bride seeking something unique and timeless, this 1940s evening gown offers a perfect alternative to traditional wedding attire. Embrace vintage charm and make a memorable statement on your special day.

This dress has no openings, so it drops over the head, but the crepe does have some stretch. As a result we recommend the best fit is a UK 8.

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Ashwell & Co take inspiration from the past to create a unique vintage shopping experience, with sustainability, slow fashion and individuality at the heart of what we do.

From 1930s bias cut gowns to 1940s tea dresses; 1960s mod suits to 1970s dagger collar shirts, our carefully curated collection of vintage fashion caters for a wide variety of tastes, sizes and budgets.

Each vintage piece has been handpicked for our rails and sourced exclusively within the UK by our co-founder Kate.

From iconic design pieces such as Ossie Clark, Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin, to everyday essentials, each piece of clothing is chosen as the best example of its era, whilst also keeping an emphasis on wearability and current trends.


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