1940s Cherry Red and White Polka Dot Light Cotton Halter Dress, 35in Bust
This dress is so wonderfully feminine and cute, a perfect little dress for a Summer picnic in the park! From the late 1940s, it is made from a bold red light and fine cotton with tiny Swiss dot style spots all over in white, a classic colour combination. The halter style back is unusual but great for those hot days and is finished off with a wonderful large lace panel to the front. Stick with the colour theme and add some white accessories, or why not add a nautical blue into the mix. But one thing is for sure, you need a massive sun hat to truly do this dress justice!
• Small white double dot print fabric - the dots are slightly raised up
• White cotton floral lace strip to the front
• Square neckline
• Gathered fabric to the side of the bust creates halterneck style, which is attached to a central shaped panel at the back
• Darts to bodice for a tight fit
• Pocket to one side seam
• Fuller, A-line cut skirt
• Belt loops, but no belt
• Made from a very light weight cotton
• Fastens with a metal zip to the side, Zabn brand, with a hook and eye to the top
• Unlined - you may want to wear a slip as the fabric is very slightly sheer in bright sun
• There is one pin head sized hole underneath the gathers on the side of the bust. This can't be seen when worn.
• Care/composition: No labels
Bust: 35in (armpit to armpit doubled)
Length: 43in (measured from the back of the neck)
We advise paying close attention to the actual measurements of the garment. Please get in touch if you have any questions.
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