This is a classic, authentic, vintage 1940s sheer cotton day dress. It is a dark navy blue cotton with white polka dot.s This dress has lots of pintuck details, and a piece of fabric that snaps across the neck!
The style can be worn as a house dress or out on the town, with a slip of course! This short sleeve shirtdress looks to be handmade, and has metal snaps at the waist. Classic late 40s, early 50s dress!
Just imagine all the complements and conversations you will have wearing this little dress! And you will know you are the only one on earth who owns this piece! To have a one of a kind dress! That is the magic of Vintage!
Model Measurements: bust:34", waist:26", hips:38", height:5'9"
*Slip worn in photos.
CONDITION: Very Good! It is missing a few buttons, and has some fading on the shoulders.
Vintage 1940s, Sheer Cotton, Day Dress, Navy Blue dress, Polka Dot dress, Pintuck dress, Short Sleeve, Shirtdress, Handmade dress, 40s dress, Retro Housewife, Frock
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As soon as your payment clears I will pack up your lovely items! I use USPS shipping on all domestic orders. And first class mail for International orders. When you check out, you can UPGRADE to USPS Express Mail, for 1-2 day Domestic delivery. I also combine shipping.
Europe and Canada: 7 to 10 days with standard shipping
Australia: 10 to 20 days with standard shipping
Posies For Lulu Vintage is not responsible for ANY custom fees. We can not adjust the pricing to reflect a lower amount on the customs form, this action is not legal, and can result in Etsy taking action against the shop.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 3 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
I take returns for a store credit (or a refund in specific cases), but since every piece is ONE OF A KIND, I do charge a 25% restocking fee for me to take it off the market for you try it on and decide if you want to keep it.
1) STORE CREDIT: I will happily take back most items for a store credit, minus initial shipping fees. You must contact me within 3 days of item arrival, and ship the order back, with tracking number, within 7 days of delivery. The item must be unworn and in original condition. All shipping paid by buyer (if the Item was sold with free shipping, buyer will pay actual shipping costs there and back).
2) REFUND: I offer refunds on FULL PRICE ITEMS ONLY if there is an un-noted flaw. (minus 25% restocking fee). You must contact me within 3 days of item arrival, and ship the order back, with tracking number, within 7 days of delivery . All shipping paid by buyer (if the Item was sold with free shipping, buyer will pay actual shipping costs there and back).
Items that CAN NOT be returned for a REFUND:
- Items on Sale.
- Layaway sales
- Items that were discounted upon customer's request.
- Undergarments, leotards or bathing suits.
No returns for Layaway orders.
Thank you for your understanding!
PERFECT/MINT: No problems, as close to "new" as possible for its age. Likely never worn or used, with no flaws or wear.
EXCELLENT: Shows normal wear expected for age, with no noticeable flaws.
VERY GOOD: Shows normal wear expected for age with some minor problems visible. Problems will be pointed out.
GOOD: Has some obvious visual problems, but structure is intact. Problems could be fixed, with optional repairs. Problems will be pointed out.
FAIR: Numerous flaws, repairs needed, fragile. These items are better used as creative re-use for a project, these are still interesting pieces.
POOR: Extensive damage. For study or display only.
A 25% non-refundable downpayment is required as your first payment, which goes to your total. Payments may be split into three payments max, and paid over three months max. No refunds or returns for layaway items.
US Sizing Chart in inches
Sz-- B --- W --- H-
00- 32 - 23 - 34
0--- 32 - 25 - 35
2--- 34 - 26 - 36
4--- 34 - 27 - 37
6--- 36 - 28 - 38
8--- 36 - 29 - 39
10-- 38 - 30 - 40
12-- 39 - 32 - 41
14-- 40 - 33 - 43
16-- 42 - 35 - 45
18-- 43 - 36 - 47
20-- 46 - 38 - 49
22-- 48 - 42 - 50
24-- 50 - 44 - 52
26-- 52 - 46 - 54
28-- 54 - 48 - 56
30-- 56 - 50 - 58
32-- 58 - 52 - 60.
I offer gift wrapping!