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1940s Dress / 40s PLAID Taffeta Maxi Dress / Silk Velvet Accents / Party Dress

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Stunning, vibrant gown c1940s. Plaid print in red, cream, green, and blue fashioned in a wonderful iridescent taffeta. The iridescence could not be captured in the photos but in person it is amazing! Thin straps, tightly gathered bodice, and full, voluminous skirt. Rich black liquid silk velvet neckline and midsection, with hanging ties at the neck. Back features pleated bias cut faux bustle. Metal side zip closure.

LAYAWAY is available for all items, please message me for details.

Measurements:
Recommended size XS
Bust: 33"
Waist: 25.5"
Hip: full
Length: 57"

Condition: Great. Skirting has several snags/holes and a few watermarks but due to its fullness and many folds, these get quite lost. One small hole in velvet. Some pinholes to taffeta where bodice was once taken in. Still presents beautifully.

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Stunning, vibrant gown c1940s. Plaid print in red, cream, green, and blue fashioned in a wonderful iridescent taffeta. The iridescence could not be captured in the photos but in person it is amazing! Thin straps, tightly gathered bodice, and full, voluminous skirt. Rich black liquid silk velvet neckline and midsection, with hanging ties at the neck. Back features pleated bias cut faux bustle. Metal side zip closure.

LAYAWAY is available for all items, please message me for details.

Measurements:
Recommended size XS
Bust: 33"
Waist: 25.5"
Hip: full
Length: 57"

Condition: Great. Skirting has several snags/holes and a few watermarks but due to its fullness and many folds, these get quite lost. One small hole in velvet. Some pinholes to taffeta where bodice was once taken in. Still presents beautifully.

INSTAGRAM @guermantes.vintage for sneak previews, updates, secret sales, and more!

Facebook.com/guermantesvintage



GV98

VISIT THE ONLINE MUSEUM!
www.guermantesvintage.com

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I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
All sales are final. Guermantes Vintage does not accept returns or exchanges. If you feel an item has been grossly misrepresented, please message me.

Please keep in mind that all items are vintage, used, and sold AS IS. I describe items to the best of my ability. Some very very minor flaws may not be noted. If you would like additional details or photos of any of my listed items please ask before purchasing. Please keep in mind that colors may vary based on computer monitor.

I cannot predict how a vintage item will wear and will not accept returns if an item becomes damaged after it has been received by the buyer. This applies especially to antique items, which can be especially delicate and prone to breakage. I try to estimate the wearability of my older items but cannot guarantee this. Antique silk should be considered especially delicate.

I do not allow refunds or returns based on size so please check measurements carefully and ask all questions before purchasing. Items may be pinned to fit dress form.

Shipping policies

Guermantes Vintage ships all orders via USPS. Shipping insurance is not included in cost. If you would like insurance please contact me prior to purchase, and I will adjust shipping cost accordingly.

Guermantes Vintage is not responsible for items lost or damaged in transit.

USPS Shipment arrival times are approximate and may arrive later than expected. If you would like a guaranteed delivery time please contact me prior to purchase, and I will adjust shipping costs.

International buyers are responsible for paying any customs fees imposed.

Additional policies

RESERVES:
If you would like to reserve an item, please contact me. Keep in mind that by reserving an item you commit to buying that item. A non-refundable deposit may be required for holds.

A NOTE ON CLEANING:
I consider all pieces sold here to be artifacts of an earlier time. As such I work to preserve and document them for future generations as best I can. I personally take a conservator's approach to the preservation of these textiles and recommend that they be cleaned and laundered as infrequently as possible.

FAQs

Layaway is available for all items. Please contact me to set up a payment plan.

All layaway payments are nonrefundable, and if a payment is late layaway may be terminated, or a daily late fee applied.
For best fit I recommend comparing measurements given to those of a similarly cut garment you own that fits you well.

1920s items should fit loosely. In general I recommend at least 2" of wiggle room between your measurements and dress measurements.

I do not allow refunds or returns based on size so please check measurements carefully and ask all questions before purchasing. Items may be pinned to fit dress form.
All prices are firm. I do not offer discounts or coupons. However, I am happy to offer layaway on any item. Please message me for info.
Please contact me prior to purchase if you would like to insure your order during shipment. Insurance is not included in the listed postage cost.
All sales are final. Guermantes Vintage does not accept returns or exchanges.

Please keep in mind that all items are vintage, used, and sold AS IS. I describe items to the best of my ability. Some very minor flaws may not be noted. If you would like additional details or photos of any of my listed items please ask before purchasing. Please keep in mind that colors may vary based on computer monitor.

I cannot predict how a vintage item will wear and will not accept returns if an item becomes damaged after it has been received by the buyer. This applies especially to antique items, which can be especially delicate.

1940s Dress / 40s PLAID Taffeta Maxi Dress / Silk Velvet Accents / Party Dress

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: primary colors, taffeta, plaid, all over print, novelty print, silk, velvet, black, red blue green yellow, xs
  • Feedback: 457 reviews
  • Favorited by: 303 people
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