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Glorious 1940s Floral Gown

An iconic summer dress from the 1940s


Availability: 1 in stock

  • Era 1940s
  • Bust 36"
  • Waist 30"
  • Hips FREE
  • Label None
  • Fabric Taffeta
  • Condition Good

    The dress is in good vintage condition. There is a small amount of colour bleed on the front (as pictured) and there are a few white marks on the bottom of the dress, but this is usual for a garment for this age.

  • Best fit UK 10/12

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

Absolutely glorious 1940s floral gown with bow detail at the back. This dress is the epitome of summer. Light, floaty and so comfortable to wear. A perfect summer occasion dress. Complete the look with an Able Mabel Designs silk headband and a 1970s fringed shawl.

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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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