Vintage late 1930s dress is my favorite day dress of the year. I have hoarded it for nearly two years because really, if this were my size it would be in the permanent collection forever! Made of a soft rayon wool blend, the 1938 silhouette is perfect and flattering, with pleated shoulders at the sleeves, a fitted midwaist and swingy pleated skirt. Color blocking of a soft heathered plum coordinates with the plum and grey striping. The collar, cuffs, and pocket accents are solid, along with…

Vintage late 1930s dress is my favorite day dress of the year. I have hoarded it for nearly two years because really, if this were my size it would be in the permanent collection forever! Made of a soft rayon wool blend, the 1938 silhouette is perfect and flattering, with pleated shoulders at the sleeves, a fitted midwaist and swingy pleated skirt. Color blocking of a soft heathered plum coordinates with the plum and grey striping. The collar, cuffs, and pocket accents are solid, along with…

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Living with Jane: 1930's Dress: Gunmetal-Grey  Shorten the hemline to knee length for day dresses

Living with Jane: 1930's Dress: Gunmetal-Grey Shorten the hemline to knee length for day dresses

LOVE THESE VINTAGE LOOKS. Vintage 1930s Dress  30s Dress  Black & Tan Art by concettascloset

LOVE THESE VINTAGE LOOKS. Vintage 1930s Dress 30s Dress Black & Tan Art by concettascloset

VALENTINA SILK EVENING SKIRT, 1930s Unlabeled & bought at Valentina Schlee's personal estate sale #6951 Christie's East, 1990: tan silk illusion long open-front skirt w/ CF laced waistband, full length tan silk slip w/ braided narrow straps, W 26", L 45"

VALENTINA SILK EVENING SKIRT, 1930s Unlabeled & bought at Valentina Schlee's personal estate sale #6951 Christie's East, 1990: tan silk illusion long open-front skirt w/ CF laced waistband, full length tan silk slip w/ braided narrow straps, W 26", L 45"

1930's Dress designed by Amber Middaugh - I think I could look adapt a pattern to make a blouse with this shaping

1930's Dress designed by Amber Middaugh - I think I could look adapt a pattern to make a blouse with this shaping

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