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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1940s Black Crepe Sheath Dress with Multi Color Sequins
1940s Black Crepe Sheath Dress with Multi Color...
Eisenberg, Eisenberg
1940s Cocktail Dresses
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 me...
Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
Circa 1940 Europe Amazing little summer dress with flowers on a gold background dating very propably from the Second World War. Clever print on silk satin cream with surreal pattern...
1940's Saks Fifth Avenue Ivory-Creme Beaded Chiffon One-Shoulder Goddess Gown
1940's Saks Fifth Avenue Ivory-Creme Beaded Chi...
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1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses
Ethereal 1940's Saks Fifth Avenue ivory-creme goddess gown from the Old Hollywood era of glamour. This stunning silk-chiffon garment has so much couture detail, you can tell it was m...
Mariano Fortuny pleated black silk Delphos gown, 1930s
Mariano Fortuny pleated black silk Delphos gown...
Mariano Fortuny, Mariano Fortuny
1940s Delphos Gowns
Jet black pleated silk 'Delphos' gown with Venetian striped glass beads and stamped gold silk belt from Mariano Fortuny dating to the 1930's. Fits a variety of sizes due to the pleat...
Couture Long Dress Circa 1940
Couture Long Dress Circa 1940
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1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses
Circa 1940 France Summer dress in cream silk crepe with patterns of grapes in pink, fuchsia, aubergine and sky blue. Sleeves three-quarter, closes on the front by a drape effect. Sl...
Shanghai Silk Film Noir Qipao Dress, 1940s
Shanghai Silk Film Noir Qipao Dress, 1940s
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1940s Chinese Dresses
From the estate of a WWII nurse who traveled Asia (alone!) during her leave, this traffic-stopping dress was custom-made in Shanghai in the only color that counts: red brocade. As c...
Velvet / Rayon Black Embellished Dress 1940s
Velvet / Rayon Black Embellished Dress 1940s
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
This tailored dress is in great condition for its age. The upper part is velvet embellished with embroidery and has a scalloped neckline and diamente. The rayon skirt has a shine and...
1940's HOUSE OF WORTH black wool haute couture dress
1940's HOUSE OF WORTH black wool haute couture ...
House of Worth, House of Worth
1940s Evening Dresses
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 measu...
1942 Paquin Haute Couture Documented Blue Silk Velvet Sculpted Shelf-Bust Dress
1942 Paquin Haute Couture Documented Blue Silk ...
Jeanne Paquin
1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses
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 Pa...
Jacques Fath navy blue satin coat dress, 1940s
Jacques Fath, Jacques Fath
1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
Very rare navy satin coat dress designed by Jacques Fath for Joseph Halpert dating to the 1940's. Best fits a size 4. Approximate measurements: shoulders 15", bust 34.5", waist 26", ...
1940s Balenciaga Haute Couture Beaded Evening J...
Balenciaga, Cristóbal Balenciaga
1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
This piece made from duchess satin and fully lined in silk chiffon has been entirely hand embroidered with silver braid and unique fan shaped crystals. The condition is acceptable fo...
1940's Flying Birds Sequin Metallic Embroidered...
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1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses
A stunning 1940's custom-made flying birds novelty gown in the style of designer Gilbert Adrian. This particular dress is almost identical to his "Nestlings" gown but sadly ours is m...
1940's Forest Green Silk Flames Sculpted Swag R...
1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses
A seductive Andrée Gay designer forest-green silk cocktail set dating back to the 1940's Old Hollywood era of glamour! The bodice is an alluring rhinestone strap low-cut sculpted plu...
Vintage 1940s 40s Asymmetric Black Red Pink Col...
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1940s 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 closur...
Vintage Moire Opera Coat
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1940s Opera Coats
A gorgeous black moire long opera coat. It has 15 round self covered buttons and loops closing up the front through to the drop waist. The skirt portion is A line to the hem. It is...
1940s Demi Couture Black Silk Moire Short Sleev...
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1940s Evening Gowns
Gorgeous 1940s black silk moire Avant Garde evening gown! Features a luxurious silk moire that gives off just the right amount of sheen. Buttons up the front with the same silk moire...
Elsa Schiaparelli Haute Couture Navy Silk Taffe...
1940s Ball Gowns
An incredibly rare late 1940s Elsa Schiaparelli Haute Couture navy silk taffeta strapless ball gown: 2-piece Avant Garde construction and classic sophisticated appeal. Long under ski...
1940s Navy Blue and White Embroidered Daisy Pri...
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1940s 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 ...
Crepe Dress with Floral Beading, 1940s
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
1940s black crepe dress with floral beading. Condition: Very good. Size 6. Approximate measurements: 36" bust, 25" waist, 34" hips, 44" length. We accept returns for refund. ...
Pink Crochet Gown
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pink crochet gown. Condition: Very good. Size 6 We accept returns for refund, please see our terms. We offer free ground shipping within the US. Please let us know if you have an...
1940s Kornhauser Original Burnt Orange Beaded V...
1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautifully perfected KORNHAUSER 1940s burnt orange crepe rayon beaded evening dress! Warm burnt orange color, with thousands of hand-sewn beads, sequins and rhinestones on the front...
1940s Crepe Dress With 3D Petals & Asymetrical ...
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1940s Day Dresses
1940s Crepe Dress With 3D Petals & Asymetrical Shirring
1940s Blue and Purple Floral Print Rayon Dress
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
Vintage Blue and Purple Floral Print Rayon Cocktail Dress with purple sequins. Dress has side zipper and belt with buttons at the back. ( there is a slight yellowing on the button) ...
Stunning Vintage Coral Hand Beaded 1940s Dress
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
Coral Background with hand sewn beading with a Matching Shawl Scarf. Detachable matching belt. Slit Pockets in the dress with a wonderful Low back. Bust: 34 Waist: up to 26 Length: ...
1940's Chantilly-Lace & Silk Sheer-Illusion Pep...
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1940s Evening Dresses
An amazing and highly stylized 1940's cocktail dress! The silhouette is classic pin-up "femme fatale"; the skirt is deliciously lean but has an avant-garde draped side-peplum which m...
1940's IRENE LENTZ black dress with blouson sil...
Irene Lentz, Irene Lentz
1940s Cocktail Dresses
Very rare black film noir dress with billowy silk chiffon overlay designed by Irene Lentz dating to the late 1940's. Fabulous cut including a corset with peaks at sides, billowy bish...
1940's Swimming Fish Novelty Print Black & Pink...
1940s Aesthetic Day Dresses
With its vibrant swimming fish novelty print and flawless styling, this Margaret Newman designer dress ensemble has the casual elegance the 1940's were known for. The fully-boned swe...
Black Chantilly Lace Ruffled Gown with Corset B...
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
1940s Black Chantilly Lace Ruffled Gown with Corset Bodice and Crinoline formerly owned by Vivienne Della Chiesa.
Vintage 1940s Floral Chiffon Gown, unknown desi...
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1940s Maxi Dress
Vintage 1940s dress by unknown designer Draped neckline Butterfly sleeves Sheer floral chiffon fabric Includes separate nude slip for underneath No closures Condition: Excellent vin...
1940s Jourdelle Of Hollywood Originals Plaid Ta...
1940s Evening Gowns
A stunning 1940s Jourdelle of Hollywood Originals plaid taffeta bustle-back gown! In shades of forest green, plum and tan, this gown is cut on the bias at front side of bodice for co...
1940's Hawaiian Novelty Crane-Bird Tropical Pri...
1940s Aesthetic Day Dresses
Breathtaking 1940's Pake Muu from the famous "Lauhala" designer label. The traditional Hawaiian Pake Muu is a style that epitomizes the cultural blends of Hawaii- Japanese, Chinese a...
1940s Hand Painted Silky Rayon Blue Floral Dress
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1940s Cocktail 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 ...
Beautiful 1940s Black Sequin Crepe Vintage 40s ...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
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. Met...
1940s Draped Silver Evening Gown With Back Bust...
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1940s Evening Gowns
1940s Draped Silver Evening Gown With Back Bustle Detail
Dorothy O'Hara Vintage Black Lace Cocktail Dres...
Dorothy O'Hara, Dorothy O'Hara
1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
Extremely rare vintage 1940s Dorothy O'Hara cocktail dress in unworn condition with the original tags still attached! Nude illusion lace bustline and draped front. Details: Par...
1940s Orchid Print Rayon Crepe Dress W/ Dramati...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
1940s Orchid print rayon crepe dress: Large-scale orchid print makes this fabulous V-neck dinner dress really pop! Long sleeves and a sarong-style pleated and gathered panel at sid...
Amazing 1940s Maxan Cold SIlk Black Rainbow 3 P...
1940s Dress and Coat Ensembles
Amazing vintage 1940s MAXAN cold silk black rainbow three piece wrap dress, robe and sash belt! Colorful pastel rainbows in chevron stripes of pink, blue, yellow, salmon and ivory. T...
1940s Multicolor Floral Print Rayon Dress
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1940s Cocktail 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"
1948 Paquin Demi-Couture Watercolor Floral Prin...
Jeanne Paquin
1940s Evening Gowns
A breathtaking 1940's Paquin demi-couture gown in the prettiest watercolor floral-garden silk. The House of Paquin was opened on the rue de la Paix in 1890 by Jeanne Paquin. The esta...
Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Crepe Dress with White ...
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1940s Wedding 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 ...
1940's Couture Raspberry Red Pleated Silk Strap...
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1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses
A seductive raspberry-red couture hourglass evening gown from the 1940's era of glamour. This stunning silk-rayon dress has so much detail, you can tell it was made with loving devot...
Eisenberg Originals Lace trimmed Black Crepe Ev...
1940s Evening Dresses
A glamorous silhouette is assured when you wear this dress from the American manufacturer Eisenberg Originals. The dress has shoulder pads which make your waist and hips look smaller...
Rich Crepe back Satin Boudoir Robe Dressing Gow...
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1940s Robes
1940s Rich Crepe back Satin Boudoir Robe Dressing Gown Pegnoir
1940's Novelty Victorian Dolls Print Navy Rayon...
1940s Aesthetic 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 sho...
Bright Coral Crepe Sequined Structured Shoulder...
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
Bright Coral Crepe Sequinned Structured Shoulder Gown from the 1940s
Exquisite Antique Hand Embroidered Couture Silk...
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1940s Robes
Phenomenal micro embroidered net creates a lace edge on this wonderfully weighted silk dressing gown dating from the 1930s to 50s. The entirety of the piece is stitched all by hand, ...
c.1947 Nina Ricci Haute Couture Black Lace & Ta...
Nina Ricci, Nina Ricci
1940s Evening Dresses
This is a rare and early Nina Ricci dress that is not perfect but still quite beautiful and important as it would have been made while she was the head of the atelier. It is construc...
1945 Strapless Plaid Evening Dress
1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
1945 Strapless Plaid Evening Dress. Black plaid dress with pink buttons with clear rhinestone center and peplum side accents. Garment shot over a petticoat on.
PARAMOUNT JUNIOR 1940s Black Ivory Spider Web C...
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1940s Evening Dresses
Vintage c.1940's Paramount Junior Chicago ivory and black crepe cocktail dress. Bodice is embellished with black spider web embroidery, studs and rhinestones. Skirt has a peplum and ...
1940s Petal Pink Black Lace Peplum Dress
1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
1940s Petal Pink Black Lace Peplum Dress. Full-length 1940's evening dress with embroidered lace collar, cuffs, and peplum. Button-front closure. Magazine with original advertisement...
COUTURE c.1940's Black Floral Chantilly Lace Il...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
Vintage Couture c.1940's black floral chantilly lace illusion top cocktail dress. Black large floral chantilly lace illusion top. Queen anne neckline with brown tulle at edge. Short ...
1930s Green Jacquard Floral Print Dress
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
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" / D...
1940s White Swiss Dot Wedding Dress
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1940s Wedding Dresses
1940s White Swiss Dot Wedding Dress. Peekaboo shoulders adorned with small ruffle trim. Long sleeves come to a point at hand. Gathered bust and basque waist. Full length train at back.
1940s Jacques Griffe Haute Couture Draped Black...
Jacques Griffe, Jacques Griffe
1940s Evening Dresses
Jacques Griffe was considered to be one of the great French couturiers and was one of very few designers capable of the complete design process from sketching to draping, cutting, an...
1940s Flora Originals Dress
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns
Black crepe top and bronze and gold metallic rayon or acetate make up this lovely dress. The metallic pattern is also replicated on the short sleeve cuffs with bows and the two butto...
Important 1940s Madame Grès Grecian Goddess Sil...
1940s Evening Gowns
Historically important Grecian goddess gown by the legendary Madame Grès. This lavish yet austere, floor length, one shoulder gown features countless hand-stitched chiffon pleats fr...
Emma Domb Formal Vintage Dress 1940s Slipper Sa...
Emma Domb, Emma Domb
1940s Evening Gowns
Luxe vintage evening gown from Emma Domb from the late 1940s in a beautiful shade of pink. This dress is in excellent condition and has pretty net trim on the semi off-shoulder pleat...
1940s Vintage Silk Dress in Rose Mauve Toile No...
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1940s Day Dresses
This pretty vintage silk 1940's WWII era dress has a fabric sash, a key hole opening at the neck, long sleeves and it closes with covered buttons up the back. We love the shirring at...
1940s Vintage Brown + Black Silk Taffeta Stripe...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses
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 len...
1940s Max - Madrid Sunburst Pleated Gold Foil G...
1940s Ball Gowns
1940s Max - Madrid voluminously sunburst pleated gold silk lame foil Goddess gown with black silk velvet criss-cross straps and bow at front. Fully lined. Side zipper. Stunning !
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