Spend $50 on your first-ever purchase and get $10 towards your next one. Ends 12/12. A welcome gift: Spend $50 or more on your first-ever purchase and get $10 towards your next one. Ends 12/12. See details

Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Darling vintage 1950s 50s dress.

✧ custom made -- one of a kind!
✧ white cotton with yellow, green, orange, + black butterfly + floral print
✧ dropped waistline with tightly gathered skirt for added fullness
✧ deep v-neckline
✧ fastens up the back with a covered metal zipper

What an incredibly sweet dress this is! The print is so charming and unique -- when first you look at the dress, it looks like a typical floral print, until you realize that the bright orange and green bursts of flowers are really in the shape of butterflies, and there are little butterfly silhouettes flitting all about. This dress really is the epitome of the girly Summer sundress, and will make you feel so dainty and so lovely every time you slip it on! A dress for the true butterfly print fanatic. :)

This beautiful dress was custom made over 50 years ago and is in phenomenal condition -- it is truly a treasure and one of a kind! There is not another one like it in all the world!!

✩ to shop more vintage dresses ✩

✩ visit the shop ✩

please note: this dress was photographed over a crinoline for added fullness.

♥ details + measurements

Best fits: s
Label: none
Fabric: cotton
Bust: 35 - 36 in.
Waist: 26 in.
Hips: free
Length: 37 in. (could be let down by a few more inches if so desired)

Excellent vintage condition with no immediately noticeable stains and no tears. There is an area of light smudging on the skirt, and a few tiny pinhead sized orange spots -- due to the fullness of the skirt and the complexity of the pattern these things are really not noticeable without being looked for. There was a mend done under one arm (probably in the 1950s) wherein a swatch of fabric was taken from the inside of the neckline and added to the underarm -- it was really well done, and won’t be noticeable when the dress is worn. I absolutely love the bit of charm and whimsy that this gives the dress -- it’s such a wonderful bit of history!! This dress has been lovingly handwashed and is ready to wear. It has been priced with both its flaws and its virtues in mind. :)

♥ shipping + insurance

United States $12.00 Priority
Canada $11.00 First Class | $27.00 Priority
Everywhere Else $17.00 First Class | $42.00 Priority

Insurance is included in all shipping charges.

Dear International Friends: due to the value of this garment, the default shipping is set to Priority, as it is the only shipping method that allows for foreign tracking. Please convo for combined Priority shipping quotes, or to discuss the possibility of First Class shipping.

vintage 1950s dress / butterfly dress / 50s Butterflies Print Cotton Sundress


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: cotton
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 588 reviews
  • Favorited by: 77 people