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Vintage 50s polka dot day dress

True navy and white polka dots. Nylon jersey, silky feeling with wonderful drape. Bust darts, back metal zipper, short sleeves.
Nipped waist with original belt. The belt has a ruched or cinched fabric detail that can be worn front or back as it also has the traditional fabric buckle.
You won't be disappointed.
** some photos show dress with a crinoline, not included.

TAG SIZE: none * please see measurements.

FABRIC/CARE: none, nylon jersey. Hand wash or dry clean.
I hand washed and it came out lovely for me.

MAKER: none

***** Model is 118 pounds, stands 5'6". She is a 30 B and usually wears sizes 4/6 -5/7.
* dress was too big and cinched to show proper fit.
*please allow for wiggle room when measuring

Measurements taken lying flat and doubled:

Waist: 32" - no stretch here

Chest (armpit to armpit): 38" , has some wiggle room with pleating

Hips: 48"

Sweep (hem circumference): 80”

Sleeves (measured underneath pit to wrist): short

Overall Length (shoulder to hem): 40"

Condition: excellent

Damage or wear noted: no stains, or damage. Belt has the usual age wrinkles. These are forgiving and usually straighten when place under a heavy book. When wearing it's not noticeable.

Comes from a smoke free home

****please see clothing condition guide in my shop profile - I use this as a guide to give you the most accurate information concerning the clothing you see here.

Helena ..... Vintage 50s dress // 1950s day dress / navy polka dot / mad men office wear / housewife Betty ... M L / bust 38


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: nylon, metal zipper
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 461 reviews
  • Favorited by: 8 people