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Vintage 40s 50s Rockabilly Dress 1940s 1950s Silk or Rayon Navy Blue Watercolor Floral Pin Up Girl Shirtwaist I Love Lucy Dress Size Small

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This is one unique dress. The bodice is actually two separate layer: an inside layer that's got skinny spaghetti straps and an outer layer -- the one you see -- which acts as an attached lightweight "jacket" of sorts with elbow length dolman sleeves. And the skirt portion of the program is unique as well, as it had front and back "panels" in front of the gathered skirt. Yet this garment is super lightweight. Much like what a man's necktie would be made of. Back zip with metal zipper. The fabric is likely silk, but could be rayon. No labels or tags. Likely (well) handmade. The print is very pretty -- deep navy blue sketchy watercolor flowers. Very good vintage condition. Accessories not included.
I'm measuring the inside part of the garment for the bust and waist. Dress has no stretch.
Bust: about 35"
Waist: about 26"
Hip: about 39"
Length: about 49"
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Shown on my mannequin with about a 34-1/2” bust and 35” hip.

Poke around my shop here elliemayhems.etsy.com for really swell vintage clothing and accessories, men's clothes, cool housewares and various other treats.
This is one unique dress. The bodice is actually two separate layer: an inside layer that's got skinny spaghetti straps and an outer layer -- the one you see -- which acts as an attached lightweight "jacket" of sorts with elbow length dolman sleeves. And the skirt portion of the program is unique as well, as it had front and back "panels" in front of the gathered skirt. Yet this garment is super lightweight. Much like what a man's necktie would be made of. Back zip with metal zipper. The fabric is likely silk, but could be rayon. No labels or tags. Likely (well) handmade. The print is very pretty -- deep navy blue sketchy watercolor flowers. Very good vintage condition. Accessories not included.
I'm measuring the inside part of the garment for the bust and waist. Dress has no stretch.
Bust: about 35"
Waist: about 26"
Hip: about 39"
Length: about 49"
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Shown on my mannequin with about a 34-1/2” bust and 35” hip.

Poke around my shop here elliemayhems.etsy.com for really swell vintage clothing and accessories, men's clothes, cool housewares and various other treats.

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Although I try to be as accurate as possible in my shots, colors in photos are never 100% accurate and also vary from screen to screen. My vintage items are pre owned. There is the possibility that I might overlook an occasional small flaw. Normal wear is to be expected. Please contact me if you have any questions. I have honestly described this item to the best of my ability. All items intended for final sale. Returns are not accepted. (Very occasionally I offer store credit for certain items, which is good for 30 days.)

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I generally ship items same day or next day, depending on time of day purchased. Items must be shipped to verified PayPal shipping address. Items shipped internationally will be mailed in the smallest package possible but will not damage the contents. Occasionally, when I am out of town, shipping may be delayed and I will always contact you to inform you of the delay.

NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:
Most listings have shipping charges that reflect the United States Postal Service's First Class Mail. With this service there is no tracking and packages will normally reach overseas in about 2 weeks. However, there have been cases where it has taken longer (30+ days... yikes!). Therefore, when using this service, please be patient with receiving your packages. We provide this service to our customers to cut down on your shipping expenses. If you need your packages sooner, you might want to consider upgrading to priority or global express for an additional fee. Contact us for more details if interested.

It is important to also note that sometimes customs will hold your packages for various reasons. If this happens, we cannot be held responsible. Most people are aware of this. For those who are ordering overseas for the first time please understand that we cannot be held responsible for your packages being held in customs or fees that you are responsible for or any other reasons that are postal or customs related. Sorry for any inconveniences.

Items shipped to Italy will need to ship Priority Mail, with insurance for full amount. Please contact before purchase, so I can edit the listing for you. (This is due to Italian Postal issues, nothing to do with the lovely people of Italy.) All others, if insurance is desired, please advise before purchase and I will add the price of insurance to the shipping fees.

Please note, items with "RESERVED" in the title are not available for sale to anyone other than the person with whom I have an agreement with, regardless of the date noted in the listing. (This is for my reference only, and if the date has passed, the item is NOT available for sale, as deposits have likely been reflected int the price.)
PLEASE FILL OUT YOUR ADDRESS FORM ON ETSY CORRECTLY -- THIS IS THE ADDRESS YOUR PARCEL WILL BE SHIPPED TO -- TO AVOID LOSS OR DELAY IN SHIPMENT. I only ship to registered etsy users with the address they provide.

I generally ship items same day or next day, depending on time of day purchased. Items must be shipped to verified PayPal shipping address. Items shipped internationally will be mailed in the smallest package possible but will not damage the contents. Occasionally, when I am out of town, shipping may be delayed and I will always contact you to inform you of the delay.

NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:
Most listings have shipping charges that reflect the United States Postal Service's First Class Mail. With this service there is no tracking and packages will normally reach overseas in about 2 weeks. However, there have been cases where it has taken longer (30+ days... yikes!). Therefore, when using this service, please be patient with receiving your packages. We provide this service to our customers to cut down on your shipping expenses. If you need your packages sooner, you might want to consider upgrading to priority or global express for an additional fee. Contact us for more details if interested.

It is important to also note that sometimes customs will hold your packages for various reasons. If this happens, we cannot be held responsible. Most people are aware of this. For those who are ordering overseas for the first time please understand that we cannot be held responsible for your packages being held in customs or fees that you are responsible for or any other reasons that are postal or customs related. Sorry for any inconveniences.

Items shipped to Italy will need to ship Priority Mail, with insurance for full amount. Please contact before purchase, so I can edit the listing for you. (This is due to Italian Postal issues, nothing to do with the lovely people of Italy.) All others, if insurance is desired, please advise before purchase and I will add the price of insurance to the shipping fees.

Please note, items with "RESERVED" in the title are not available for sale to anyone other than the person with whom I have an agreement with, regardless of the date noted in the listing. (This is for my reference only, and if the date has passed, the item is NOT available for sale, as deposits have likely been reflected int the price.)

Additional policies

Vintage items are NOT sized the same as modern pieces and generally run A LOT smaller. Please know your measurements and use the measurements provided in the listing to compare with an item that fits you well, that you already own. Measurements are that of the GARMENT, not to be confused with your measurements. Do allow for comfort and ease of wear. I do my best to be accurate, but all measurements are approximate. Waist, bust, hip measurements are ALL THE WAY AROUND, not to be doubled. (Example: Waist 28" does not mean the item has a 56" waist.)
Most of my garments are stored folded in plastic tubs, to avoid getting stretched out on hangers and will likely require ironing.
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Guide to Condition of Vintage Clothing:
MINT: Beautiful and perfect. Possibly never worn.
EXCELLENT: Little visible wear, lightly worn.
VERY GOOD: Normal wear for the age of the garment. A few minor visible problems that will not detract from the over-all look of the garment.
GOOD: A few obvious visible flaws. Garment construction is sound and wearable.
FAIR: Well-loved and well-worn garments with obvious flaws in fabric and construction. Great for inspiration or costume.
TRASHED: Trashed.
Vintage items are NOT sized the same as modern pieces and generally run A LOT smaller. Please know your measurements and use the measurements provided in the listing to compare with an item that fits you well, that you already own. Measurements are that of the GARMENT, not to be confused with your measurements. Do allow for comfort and ease of wear. I do my best to be accurate, but all measurements are approximate. Waist, bust, hip measurements are ALL THE WAY AROUND, not to be doubled. (Example: Waist 28" does not mean the item has a 56" waist.)
Most of my garments are stored folded in plastic tubs, to avoid getting stretched out on hangers and will likely require ironing.
---------------------------------
Guide to Condition of Vintage Clothing:
MINT: Beautiful and perfect. Possibly never worn.
EXCELLENT: Little visible wear, lightly worn.
VERY GOOD: Normal wear for the age of the garment. A few minor visible problems that will not detract from the over-all look of the garment.
GOOD: A few obvious visible flaws. Garment construction is sound and wearable.
FAIR: Well-loved and well-worn garments with obvious flaws in fabric and construction. Great for inspiration or costume.
TRASHED: Trashed.

Vintage 40s 50s Rockabilly Dress 1940s 1950s Silk or Rayon Navy Blue Watercolor Floral Pin Up Girl Shirtwaist I Love Lucy Dress Size Small

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Size: S US Women's
  • Material: silk or rayon
  • Feedback: 1100 reviews
  • Favorited by: 10 people
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