1940s Tiered Silky Rayon Swing Dress

The fabric of this dress only just manages to take center stage over its superb lines! It is that perfect silky rayon you can only find from this time period and is as crisp and bright and vivid as the day it was made. The cut of this dress is as equally gorgeous with lots of extra details you want in a dress from this time period. It has a square neckline with a ties set at each side† The top skims over the bust and nips in at the waist. The skirt skims over the hips to a slight flare as it ends below the knees. The back of the skirt is really where it gets seriously fabulous - four tiers of fabric have been painstakingly gathered into the tiniest of ruching at the top of each panel. This gives the dress a superb sauciness and a bit f a thrill as you walk away! A superb example of this time period and in excellent condition. Item# D396

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