1940s Black Dresses (70 results)

1940s Black Dress with Studded Belt
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...
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 Adrian Black Linen Cocktail Party Dress
Gilbert Adrian Day Dresses
1940s gorgeous, lightweight linen party dress from famed American costume designer Adrian features his iconic structural avant-garde pleating. Cage-style panel straps wrap from under bu...
1940s Black Crepe Leaf Detail Applique Dress
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
Day Dresses
50s Black Ruffle Day Dress. Unlined, side zip closure,
Unusual 1940s Stencil Printed Mesh Dress
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
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...
Adrian 1940's Wool Dress with Tartan Patches
Gilbert Adrian, Adrian Day Dresses
1940s wool dress with full length sleeves, and tartan circular patches. Fitted cumberbund waist with three covered buttons, three pleats on the left, self trim on the top right that wra...
Vintage 1940s 40s Asymmetric Black Red Pink Color ...
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...
1940s  Burgundy velvet dress
1940s Burgundy velvet dress
Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautiful vintage 1940s Burgundy velvet cocktail dress with creme dots. size: 6 14" - across shoulders/ Bust 38"/ W: 30"48" - (approx.) sweep at hem 12.5" - sleeve length/ 5" - slee...
Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Crepe Dress with White Sma...
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...
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 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...
Early Sorelle Fontana Vintage Navy Blue Button Fro...
Sorelle Fontana, Sorelle Fontana Day Dresses
Sorelle Fontana dark blue short sleeve button front shirt dress. Pleating at front skirt. Patch pockets at chest. Navy plastic buttons with a snap at waist. Lined at skirt. Style seems...
40s Black Rayon Crepe Cocktail Dress with Rainbow ...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
Vibrant and noir at the same time. A circa 1940s black crepe dress with white cap sleeves and padded shoulders. Ruched at waistline with slightly flared skirt.
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...
1940's French Couture Metallic Gold Lame Hourglass...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
The breathtaking 1940's metallic-gold novelty leaf motif lame used for this P.A Ber Couture Paris ensemble has a regal quality that I find irresistible! The bodice has a seductive one-s...
1944 Irene Lentz Black Silk-Rayon Asymmetric Drape...
Irene Lentz, Irene Lentz Evening Dresses and Gowns
Irene Lentz stunned the world in the 1930's, 40's and 50's with her ingeniously constructed, sophisticated, couture-standard garments. After charming Los Angeles society and celestial c...
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...
Late 1940s Sequin & Floral Print Cotton Voile Tier...
Day Dresses
This stunning dress that dates to the late forties, early 1950s combines a beautiful print and color combination with sequins and a pretty feminine feel. The entire dress is stunning ...
40s Black Crepe Dress w/ Beaded Butterflies
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 ...
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
Day Dresses
40s Black and Blue Dress
1940s Black and Cream Floral Rayon Dress
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...
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...
1940s Klafter & Sobel Navy Rayon Floral Crepe Dres...
Day Dresses
A Klafter and Sobel navy rayon floral crepe dress from the 1940s with matching waist tie. This dress is versatile as it can be dressed up or down for both evening and day. The pretty sw...
40s Navy Blue Crepe Dress w/ Sequin Butterflies
Day Dresses
40s Navy Blue Crepe Dress w/ Sequin Butterflies. Back and size zip.
40s Green and Purple Stripe Chenille Yarn and Ribb...
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 Mar Tee Original Cadet Blue Dress
Day Dresses
Fantastic look and fit 1940's Mar Tee Original cadet blue dress. Cadet blue among other patriotic colors were used at this time to show patriotism and support for out troops both during...
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 Floral Peplum Shirt Dress
1940’s Floral Peplum Shirt Dress
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...
Day Dresses
40s Peplum Dress with Velvet Rhinestone Appliqué. Metal zipper up the side.
40s Brown & Gold Knit Sweater Dress
Day Dresses
40s Brown & Gold Knit Sweater Dress. Metallic gold thread woven throughout. Buttons up the front with matching covered buttons. Unlined.
Unbelievable 1940s Navy Blue Silk Ribbon Knit Knee...
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 ...
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 ...
1940s Gold Lamé Dress
1940s Gold Lamé Dress
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 Hand Painted Silky Rayon Blue Floral Dress
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...
1940s Day Dress with Novelty Button Trim
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...
1950's Claire McCardell Navy Dress
Claire McCardell Day Dresses
1950s' navy blue Claire McCardell cotton fit and flare dress. Fitted bodice with short sleeves, narrow v neckline, inverted darting above bust and flared a-line skirt. Very classic hard...
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...
1940's Silk Dress With Applique Flowers
1940's Silk Dress With Applique Flowers
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
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
Day Dresses
1940s Bohemian Embroidered Dress
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.
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...
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 ...
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.
1940s Chinese Style Print Grey Silk Vintage Dress
Day Dresses
This is a great dress in a wonderful detailed print. The dress is rather Chinese inspired, with a stand up Mandarin collar, cap sleaves and close fit Cheongsams syle look. The backgroun...
1940s Chinese Print Silk Dress
Day Dresses
A great dress in a wonderful print. The dress is Chinese inspired, with a stand up Mandarin collar, cap sleeves and close fit. The background colour is light mushroom grey, and the prin...
1940s Vintage Brown + Black Silk Taffeta Striped D...
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 ...
 1970s Purple & Red Velvet Tie-Dye Dress
1970s Purple & Red Velvet Tie-Dye Dress
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 Sl...
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...
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...
1940s Striped Black & White Silk Tea Dress
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...
1980s Chloe Black Silk Sequin Gown
1980s Chloe Black Silk Sequin Gown
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 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 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...
1950s Ceil Chapman Little Black Lace Overlay Dress...
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...