1940s Black Dresses (66 results)

1949 S/S JACQUES FATH Black & White Gingham Fan Back Peplum Afternoon Dress
1949 S/S JACQUES FATH Black & White Gingham Fan Ba...
Jacques Fath Day Dresses
Incredibly rare Jacques Fath black and white cotton gingham dress from his Spring-Summer 1949 American collection for Joseph Halpert. Impeccably tailored fan-tail bustle back with peplu...
1940s Hand Painted Silky Rayon Blue Floral Dress
1940s Hand Painted Silky Rayon Blue Floral Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
This absolutely fantastic silk swing dress from the 1940s has a vivid and stunning, hand painted floral print that covers it head to toe. It appears to have been stored properly for all...
Beautiful 1940s Black Sequin Crepe Vintage 40s Cocktail Dress
Beautiful 1940s Black Sequin Crepe Vintage 40s Coc...
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautiful 1940s black crepe sequined cocktail dress! Features hundreds of hand-sewn black sequins on the entire front bodice. Free flowy skirt is both flattering and comfortable. Metal ...
Multicolor Floral Print Rayon Dress, 1940s

Multicolor Floral Print Rayon Dress, 1940s
Unknown Day Dresses
Vintage 40s Multi color floral print in pink, orange, white and green) silk crepe dress. Fit size: Small / 2 or 4 B: 34” / W: 26”/ H: 34” / Dress Length: 42"
Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Crepe Dress with White Small Polkadots
Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Crepe Dress with White Sma...
Unknown, Unknown Day Dresses
Chic 1940s blue and white small polkadots crepe dress with amazing sleeve and interesting origami fold pockets. High neck. Perfect for Summer Cocktail Dress. Belt is not in perfect con...
Carven Haute Couture Coat Dress, Circa 1944 / 1947
Carven Haute Couture Coat Dress, Circa 1944 / 1947...
Carven, Carven Day Dresses
Circa 1944/1948 France Haute Couture Interesting Haute Couture coat dress CARVEN, 6 Round Point Champs Elysee Paris, dating from the period of the Liberation of France. Very fine chamoi...
1940s Black Crepe Sheath Dress with Multi Color Sequins
1940s Black Crepe Sheath Dress with Multi Color Se...
Eisenberg, Eisenberg Evening Dresses and Gowns
Timeless and chic 1940s Eisenberg black crepe sheath dress featuring red, green, pink and purple floral sequins trough out. Both front and back neckline has key hole opening. Side metal...
1940's Tropical Hawaiian Novelty Print Silk-Rayon ...
Day Dresses
Breathtaking 1940's Hale Hawaii silk sarong ensemble fashioned in a gorgeous and vivid multi-colored tropical ocean scenic print. Just look at those colors! Along side designers such as...
Nicholas Ungar Button-Down Slate Light Wool Trumpet Hem Jersey Dress, 1940s
Nicholas Ungar Button-Down Slate Light Wool Trumpe...
Day Dresses
A beautiful and subtle 1940s Nicholas Ungar mid-calf length day dress in slate grey lightweight wool jersey: No collar with interesting darting details at bust. The matching fabric co...
1940's Novelty Victorian Dolls Print Navy Rayon Cu...
Day Dresses
With its adorable Victorian dolls scenic novelty print and flawless styling, this Trudy Hill designer navy-blue rayon dress has the casual elegance the 1940's were known for. The short ...
1942 Paquin Haute Couture Documented Blue Silk Vel...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
A breathtaking Paquin French haute-couture cocktail dress in one of the prettiest shades of deep royal blue. The House of Paquin was opened on the rue de la Paix in 1890 by Jeanne Paqui...
1940s Vintage Brown + Black Silk Taffeta Striped Dress with Belt
1940s Vintage Brown + Black Silk Taffeta Striped D...
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
Classic 1940s vintage dress in brown and black taffeta. Unlined with front metal zip closure. The bust measures up to 36", waist 27", hips up to 44", and the total length 49". The belt ...
1940's Peggy Hunt Black Ivory Floral Applique Shee...
Peggy Hunt, Peggy Hunt Evening Dresses and Gowns
An amazing and highly stylized 1940's silk rayon swing dress by the famous American designer Peggy Hunt. Starting in the 1930's through the early 1960's, she was immensely successful wi...
1940's HOUSE OF WORTH black wool haute couture dress
1940's HOUSE OF WORTH black wool haute couture dre...
House of Worth, House of Worth Evening Dresses and Gowns
Black felted wool haute couture dress with pleated bodice, shoulder detail and peplum waist designed by the House of Worth dating to the 1940's. Best fits a US 4-6. Approximate measurem...
1940s Iconic Adrian Original Cubist-Inspired Dress...
Adrian, Adrian Evening Dresses and Gowns
Here's your chance to own a piece of classic Hollywood design! An iconic 1940s Adrian Original dress: The man who made Joan Crawford's shoulders famous designed this stunning silk cre...
40s Black Crepe Dress w/ Beaded Butterflies

40s Black Crepe Dress w/ Beaded Butterflies
Unknown Day Dresses
40s Black Crepe Dress w/ Beaded Butterflies. Front crossover detail, buckles in back. Side zip closure.
1940s Martha Gale Brown Velvet Flower Embroidered Pocket Vintage 40s Dress
1940s Martha Gale Brown Velvet Flower Embroidered ...
Day Dresses
Rare 1940s MARTHA GALE chocolate brown velvet dress! Features soft brown velvet, with a pocket on the right side hip with hand embroidered bright flowers. Keyhole detail above the bust ...
40s Black and Blue Dress

40s Black and Blue Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
40s Black and Blue Dress
1940s Black and Cream Floral Rayon Dress
1940s Black and Cream Floral Rayon Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
Black and cream floral printed rayon dress dating from the 1940s. Tiny feminine V neck with a collar and long sleeves. Very wearable today with a pair of white sneakers. Beautiful fabri...
40s Navy Blue Crepe Dress w/ Sequin Butterflies
40s Navy Blue Crepe Dress w/ Sequin Butterflies
Unknown Day Dresses
40s Navy Blue Crepe Dress w/ Sequin Butterflies. Back and size zip.
40s Green and Purple Stripe Chenille Yarn and Ribbonwork Dress
40s Green and Purple Stripe Chenille Yarn and Ribb...
Unknown Day Dresses
40s Green and Purple Stripe Chenille Yarn and Ribbonwork Dress. Handmade. No closures. Ribbon work flower neck detail. Aprox. US women's size 8-12. 26"-32" waist 30"-36" bust
1940s Black Crepe Leaf Detail Applique Dress
1940s Black Crepe Leaf Detail Applique Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
This is a charming and chic dress from the 1940's with some great detailing. It's made of a black crepe with nude coloured fabric in the cutout sections. There are black leaf applique d...
50s Black Ruffle Day Dress

50s Black Ruffle Day Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
50s Black Ruffle Day Dress. Unlined, side zip closure,
Unusual 1940s Stencil Printed Mesh Dress
Unusual 1940s Stencil Printed Mesh Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
This 1940s dress is quite an unusual piece. The fabric of the dress is a dense very dark navy mesh with an ivory floral print that is stencil printed on. The top of the dress has some r...
1940s Pattullo-Jo Copeland silk and wool dress
1940s Pattullo-Jo Copeland silk and wool dress
Pattullo-Jo Copeland Day Dresses
1940s black wool and silk satin dress...3/4 length gusseted raglan sleeves, alternating insets of black wool and silk, with rolled collar neckline...dress closes at back with a metal zi...
1940s Black Dress with Studded Belt
Unknown Day Dresses
Black 1940s dress in a slightly sheer fabric, possibly rayon. The bodice, with short sleeves, has a bolero-like effect and shirring across the top. The gently shirred skirt falls softly...
SERGEE OF CALIFORNIA c.1940's Yellow Daisy Floral Print Rayon Crepe Day Dress
SERGEE OF CALIFORNIA c.1940's Yellow Daisy Floral ...
Unknown Day Dresses
Vintage Sergee of California c.1940's yellow daisy print rayon crepe day dress. White and black all over daisy floral print on yellow rayon crepe. Crew neckline. 3/4 sleeves lightly gat...
Beautiful 1940 Silver Grey and Black Silk + Velvet Flower 40s Vintage Dress
Beautiful 1940 Silver Grey and Black Silk + Velvet...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautiful 1940s silver and black silk and velvet dress! Little flowers printed throughout. Fitted bodice, with a forgiving full skirt. Black silk velvet portrait collar, with 13 black v...
1940's French Couture Pink Silk-Chiffon & Black La...
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
The breathtaking 1940's light pink silk-chiffon and black chantilly-lace used for this French couture ensemble has an ethereal quality that I find irresistible! The boned bodice has ele...
1940s Adrian Magenta and Black Print Dress w Front...
Adrian, Adrian Day Dresses
A stunning 1940s original Adrian design! A magenta and black "heraldry" paneled print crepe dress with sexy right side front slit and diamond shaped inset panel at abdomen, surrounded ...
1930s Green Jacquard Floral Print Dress

1930s Green Jacquard Floral Print Dress
Unknown Evening Dresses and Gowns
Late 1930s Green jacquard, damask floral print in gold and black hues. Slightly tapered mutton sleeves style. Approx size: Small- medium Bust: 38" / Waist: 30" / Shoulder 14" / Dres...
Vintage 1940s 40s Asymmetric Black Red Pink Color Block Dress + Belt
Vintage 1940s 40s Asymmetric Black Red Pink Color ...
Unknown Day Dresses
Fantastic 1940s black dress with a pink and red inset pleat. Pink and red trimmed decorative buttonholes on the breast of the dress. Plunging-V neckline. Unlined with side zip closure a...
Claire McCardell by Townley Vintage African Print ...
Claire McCardell Day Dresses
Rare Iconic Vintage Claire McCardell by Townley African Print (Book Print) Pleated Tie Waist Hook Front Dress •Hook and eye closures along the front •Waist tie closure •Rainbow dress w...
Navy Blue Silk Ribbon Knit Knee Length Dress and B...
Unknown Day Dresses
Unbelievable handwork -- 1940s navy blue silk ribbon knit unlined knee length dress with short sleeves. Elegant ribbing details border the sleeves and scoop collar. Key hole at center...
1940s Navy Blue and White Embroidered Daisy Print Silk 40s Dress
1940s Navy Blue and White Embroidered Daisy Print ...
Unknown, Unknown Day Dresses
Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Crepe dress with embroidered in white embroidered daisies. Pleated skirt and sheer sleeves and shoulder. This dress has no zipper. Fit best for size 4 and 6 US ...
Vintage Navy Blue & White 2 Pc Rayon Dress w/ pepl...
Day Dresses
This late 1940's or early 1950's JoDee pretty two piece dress was one of the items we loaned to the costume department of the movie The Tree of Life for the lead actress, Jessica Chasta...
1940s Gold Lamé Dress

1940s Gold Lamé Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
1940s Gold Lamé Dress. Black braid trim on collar and hips and adorable tassel detail on boat neck collar. Zips up mid back. Glove length sleeves. Original belt included.
1940s Day Dress with Novelty Button Trim

1940s Day Dress with Novelty Button Trim
Unknown Day Dresses
1940s Day Dress with Novelty Button Trim. Vertical strip bodice with gathered bust, contrast brown skirt. Velvet trim on collar and breast pocket. Button trim on pockets and sleeves.
1940s Eisenberg Originals Beaded Lace Panel Dress
1940s Eisenberg Originals Beaded Lace Panel Dress
Day Dresses
A beautiful black silk 1940's dress by Eisenberg Originals. It has a crew neckline and long sleeves. It has a stunning insert across the chest and along the front of the gusseted dolma...
1940s Early Adele Simpson Vintage Dress Rare Pleat Details 6
1940s Early Adele Simpson Vintage Dress Rare Pleat...
Adele Simpson, Adele Simpson Day Dresses
This very early vintage Adele Simpson dress has some of the most incredible details. The dress is black rayon crepe and has amber colored buttons up the front, a fabric belt and outsta...
1940's Silk Dress With Applique Flowers

1940's Silk Dress With Applique Flowers
Unknown Day Dresses
A fabulous little black silk 1940's dress. It has a V neckline, elbow length sleeves, shoulder pads and a front peplum. The bodice front has 2 funtional large self covered buttons and...
1940s crepe and cotton dress

1940s crepe and cotton dress
Unknown, Unknown Day Dresses
A chi dress from the 1940s. The bodice is a cotton net like fabric with hand painted flowers and cut out petals, The dress has a sweet hear neckline and short sleeves,and it opens at th...
1940s Bohemian Embroidered Dress
1940s Bohemian Embroidered Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
1940s Bohemian Embroidered Dress
1940’s Floral Peplum Shirt Dress

1940’s Floral Peplum Shirt Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
A fantastic original unlabelled 1940’s day dress with a pretty pink rose print. Incredibly versatile this piece features long sleeves, a peplum from the waist and button up front with ...
40s Peplum Dress with Velvet Rhinestone Appliqué
40s Peplum Dress with Velvet Rhinestone Appliqué
Unknown Day Dresses
40s Peplum Dress with Velvet Rhinestone Appliqué. Metal zipper up the side.
40s Brown & Gold Knit Sweater Dress

40s Brown & Gold Knit Sweater Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
40s Brown & Gold Knit Sweater Dress. Metallic gold thread woven throughout. Buttons up the front with matching covered buttons. Unlined.
1980s Ted Lapidus Black Crepe Cocktail Dress w/ 1940s-Inspired Style
1980s Ted Lapidus Black Crepe Cocktail Dress w/ 19...
Ted Lapidus Day Dresses
A gorgeous 1980s Ted Lapidus black rayon crepe cocktail dress with 1940s-inspired silhouette and draping details.
1940s Fred A. Block Navy Crepe Dress with Crochet Neckline and Full Skirt
1940s Fred A. Block Navy Crepe Dress with Crochet ...
Day Dresses
A wonderful, demure Fred A. Block 1940s navy blue crepe dress with illusion neckline covered in crochet yolk and shirred skirt panel overlays.
Chloe Black Silk Sequin Gown, 1980s

Chloe Black Silk Sequin Gown, 1980s
Karl Lagerfeld, Karl Lagerfeld Evening Dresses and Gowns
Vintage 1980s Chloe by Karl Lagerled black silk and sequin dress inspired by 1940s style. Cap sleeve with sequins. Size 6. Medium Made in france. 36 inch Bust 30 Inch Waist 34 inch...
 1970s Purple & Red Velvet Tie-Dye Dress
1970s Purple & Red Velvet Tie-Dye Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
Beautiful vintage late 1960s or early 1970s dress in deep purple with bold orange/red tie-dye pattern on the front of the bodice and around the hem. This dress has a very 1940s feel to...
Amazing 1970s 70s Cotton + Silk Op - Art Dolman Sleeve Boho Bohemian Dress
Amazing 1970s 70s Cotton + Silk Op - Art Dolman Sl...
Unknown Day Dresses
Amazing vintage boho dress! Silk/Cotton blend, that not only feels great, but looks AMAZING on! Wonderful op-art print. 1970s does 1940s with this wonderful silhouette! Perfect for a da...
1980's Sonia Rykiel Cotton Tropical Print Dress
1980's Sonia Rykiel Cotton Tropical Print Dress
Sonia Rykiel, Sonia Rykiel Day Dresses
Sonia Rykiel conjured up the 1940's with this 1980's cotton dress and the results are fabulous to this day. The dress zips and hooks at the back with a sweetheart neckline, molded shou...
1970s CHLOE Abstract Print Multi Color Print Silk  Dress
1970s CHLOE Abstract Print Multi Color Print Silk ...
Chloe, Chloe Day Dresses
1970s CHLOE Abstract Print Multi Color Print Silk Vintage summer day dress . Dress is inspired by 1940s Day Dress. Vibrant abstract print color in lavender, yellow, green, red, and whi...
Ossie Clark Moss Crepe Dress with Celia Birtwell Fabric. Early 1970's.
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Ossie Clark Moss Crepe Dress with Celia Birtwell F...
Ossie Clark, Ossie Clark Day Dresses
Simply splendid Ossie Clark peplum dress. Amazingly rare black, midnight blue, and white abstract print on moss crepe. Super flattering 1940's style. Gorgeous fluttering sleeves. Fabric...
Ceil Chapman Little Black Lace Overlay Dress, 1950s
Ceil Chapman Little Black Lace Overlay Dress, 1950...
Ceil Chapman, Ceil Chapman Evening Dresses and Gowns
This is an early black label Ceil Chapman and is really a wonderful example of her earlier pieces. You mostly see the later, more fitted versions from Ceil for sale out there (that wigg...
1950s Marjorie Montgomery Black Cotton Novelty 3D ...
Day Dresses
Incredible 1950s Marjorie Montgomery black cotton dress with 3D hand painted fish. This dress is really fun and definitely something no-one will have seen before. The classic cut with c...
Black Silk Gauze Dress With Embroidered Silver Sequins, Circa 1935
Black Silk Gauze Dress With Embroidered Silver Seq...
Unknown Day Dresses
Circa 1935 France/Anonymous Beautiful anonymous Couture dress in black crepe silk embroidered with silver sequins dating back from between 1930 and 1940. In bias cut in the backdrop o...
1940s Striped Black & White Silk Tea Dress
1940s Striped Black & White Silk Tea Dress
Unknown Day Dresses
A fun and easy to wear black and white stripe dress from the late 1950s or early 1950s. The dress has a v neck with triangular collar and zip front with bow detail. It has short sleeves...
Ruffled Vintage Sundress

Ruffled Vintage Sundress
Unknown, Unknown Day Dresses
A great sundress in a bright emerald green fabric with black and white stripes, and white buttons down the front. It has a drop waist, 2 layers of ruffles, and black braid along the ne...
1980s Gianni Versace Yellow and Black Floral Print Silk Dress w Draped Back
1980s Gianni Versace Yellow and Black Floral Print...
Gianni Versace, Gianni Versace Day Dresses
A sexy 1980s Gianni Versace silk cocktail dress in a yellow and black 1940s-inspired floral print. A loose chemise fit with a slightly pegged hem and a reverse-printed, dramatically dr...