1940s Grey Secretary Day Swing Dress
I love the simplicity of those darling day dress from the 1940s. It is cut fairly simple and uses the weave of the fabric to create the visual interest. It has a classic silhouette with a below the knee skirt that softy falls over the hips and into a gentle A-line. The waist nips in and the bodice is cut on rounded seams with no defined shoulders. The sleeves are cuffed and the collar high and pointed. I love the row of buttons that runs down the front with the backed detailing running behind them! A slanted pocket sits on each hip with pretty seaming detailing worked into the hip area above and behind each pocket flap. Very chic and in excellent condition.
Bust: to 18î flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13î flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19î flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from neck to waist
Skirt: 28" from waist band to hem
Unlined and closes with a the front buttons. The pockets are functional and made of the same fabric inside as well.
Modern Sizing equivalent: SML
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival
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