1940s Dramatic Silk Crepe Swing Dress

Fantastic and dramatic forties swing dress with a strong shoulder detail! The dress is made of silk moss crepe so has a wonderful drape and hang to it. It is seamed to perfection - I love the angled and curves seams that flare out just under the waist in particular! The skirt is long and lean and has a hem made of sharp knife pleats - it adds a kicky bit of movement to the dress! The shoulders are cut round and padded underneath a la Joan Crawford. The workmanship to create that yellow band all inset with black and yellow 3D leaves and that center flower -all out of fabric! The sleeves end just under the elbow and are cut the same width. Really super forties dress and in excellent condition!

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