Vintage 40s Dress, An Original Fashion Frock, 40s floral dress, 1940s Rayon dress, 40s shirt dress,Polka dot pattern, Button down shirtdress

Vintage 40s Dress, An Original Fashion Frock, 40s floral dress, 1940s Rayon dress, 40s shirt dress,Polka dot pattern, Button down shirtdress


This is such a lovely authentic vintage 1940s dress! This is a 40s button down, casual cut dress with a polka dot and floral design. This 40s frock is short sleeved, unlined, has a metal zipper on the side, and a little butterfly collar.

The great novelty print 40s dress is made of rayon, and has shiny black buttons with rhinestones down the front!

Just imagine all the complements and conversations you will have wearing this little number! You will know you are the only one on earth who owns this dress! To have a one of a kind... that is the magic of Vintage!

Tag: "An Original Fashion Frock" Cincinnati Ohio.
Material: Rayon
Size: Modern size 2XL, 14/16

*red belt not included in listing.

Bust: 46"
Waist: 35"
Hips: 52"
Length: 43.5"
Shoulder: 16"
Sleeve: 9"

Model Measures: bust:34", waist:26", hips:38", height:5'9" (not pinned on model)

CONDITION: Excellent! It was taken up on the hem, but can be let out a bit, and one belt loop has come loose.

Please convo me with any questions! Thank you!


Vintage 40s Dress, An Original Fashion Frock, 40s floral dress, 1940s Rayon dress, 40s shirt dress, Polka dot pattern, Button down shirtdress


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As soon as your payment clears I will pack up your lovely items! I use USPS Priority Mail 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

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I happily take RETURNS!
*Items must be un-worn and returned in original shape. *Shipping cost not credited.

1) STORE CREDIT: I will happily take back any item in exchange for a full store credit, You must contact me right away, and ship the order back within 3 days of arrival. (shipping not included).

2) REFUND: I offer refunds on full price items only, with a re-stocking fee. Since every piece is a one of a kind, I charge a 25% restocking fee to take it off the market to try in on etc... *please see below.

Items that CAN NOT be returned for a REFUND:
- Layaway orders (10% non refundable down payment required).
- Items on Sale
- Items that were discounted upon request of the customer.
*(any returns of the above Items are for Store Credit only. All shipping paid by buyer).

Thank you for your understanding!


Condition Dictionary:
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.

I do accept layaway. May be split into three monthly payments max. A non-refundable 10% down payment is required. No refunds or returns for layaway items.

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If you need more time, please let me know, I will be more than happy to Reserve an item for you for 24 hours!

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Sizing details

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

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