-- 1940s formal gown
-- lightweight black taffeta with a beautiful drape
-- bodice features a ruched bust and sweetheart neckline
-- ruffled bodice top with doubled straps
-- fitted through torso with a pointed finish at waistline
-- attached waist ties further pull in the waist
-- floor length skirt with fullness gathered over the hips
-- skirt is pieced along the hem for a perfectly round shape
-- unique cloth covered hidden side zipper
-- finished with a large, dimensional, red velvet bow
label: none present, possibly commercially made
material: rayon blend taffeta, Kover zipper, silk velvet bow
size: fits like a contemporary medium, please refer to measurements below
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bodice: 15.5" from top of strap to waist
length: 58" from shoulder top to hem
All measurements are taken while garment is laying flat and then doubled unless otherwise noted. Please allow yourself some "wiggle room" when determining fit.
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Top Notch! Minimal evidence of wear. Straps have been slightly shortened 1/2 an inch by a previous owner but could be easily let back out. Red bow was possibly added but is accurate for the era. Dress is structurally sound with no issues of note.
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Domestic purchases ship via USPS Priority or First Class and include tracking. All purchases over $45 also include insurance.
International shipping is through USPS parcel post and third party insurance is included. Buyer pays any customs fees or taxes.
Please note that Voyeur Vintage can not be held responsible for any delay or loss once an item has been shipped due to incorrect address or other circumstances that may inhibit delivery. I ship to the address provided through Etsy unless otherwise contacted at the time of purchase.
I am always happy to upgrade shipping services for quicker arrival! Please contact me through Etsy for details and cost.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
All items are sold "As Is" and all sales are final. Please be sure to read through the entire description. Refunds will not be issued for fit issues or general buyer's remorse. If you do find that an item arrives not as described simply contact me. My hope is that you LOVE your Voyeur Vintage find as much as I do!
Should an item need be returned it must be approved by me and processed within a week of purchase and include tracking. Returned items will be subject to a restocking fee of 10% on a case by case scenario and any refunds will be less shipping.
L A Y A W A Y
Voyeur Vintage offers layaway for purchases of $80 or more.
Terms are 25% nonrefundable down payment and 30 days to pay in full.