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c 1945 Adrian Original Couture Black & Metallic Gold Silk Skirt & Top Dress Set
By Gilbert Adrian, Adrian
Located in Rockwood, ON
Voguepedia says of Gilbert Adrian: "In the hands of the legendary Hollywood designer Gilbert Adrian, clothes could do and say magical things. From the flower-festooned munchkin costu...
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Vintage 1940s Beaded and Sequined Tulle Evening Gown
Vintage 1940s beaded and sequined tulle evening gown. This beautiful dress was made in England, rare because it's from the 1940s when war rationing made dressmaking almost non existe...
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1940's Marcelle Dormoy French Couture Black Silk Sculpted Cut-Outs Low Back Gown
A breathtaking and incredibly rare early 1940's full-length gown by French couturier Marcelle Dormoy. She started out as a model for Paul Poiret, which she credited with helping her ...
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1940s Vintage Copper Peach Sequin Illusion Bodice Evening Dress & Shawl Wrap
This is a very pretty vintage 1940's evening dress with a sweetheart neckline and full, flowing skirt. This copper or dark peach rayon crepe dress has sequins on the bodice and it co...
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1940s Lilli Ann New Dress
By Lilli Ann
Located in New York, NY
A rare unworn 1940s dress in bright purple silk from Lilli Ann. It has an asymmetrical front neckline, a dipped V in back and short sleeves cut in one with the bodice. The straight...
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1940s Koret Maroon Sequin Evening Arm Bag
By Neiman Marcus, Koret
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Koret rare maroon handbag sold at Neiman Marcus. The bag is structured two be worn on the arm used for dancing in night clubs. The body of the bag is entirely decorated with br...
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A Jeanne Lanvin Evening Dress numbered 90118 Summer Collection 1947
By Jeanne Lanvin
Located in Toulon, FR
Summer Collection 1947 France Rare post-war evening dress in black wool by Jeanne Lanvin from the Summer collection of 1947. Sheath dress with train with Watteau pleating effect at ...
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1940's French Couture Iridescent Ivory & Gold Sequin Silk Draped Goddess Gown
Sparkling gowns from the early 1940's era are perennial favorites and this French couture showstopper is breathtaking. The garment's simple fluid structure is so modern; the fine fan...
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1940's Rainbow Plaid Print Cotton Button-Down Belted Swing Dress w/ Tags
With its vibrant rainbow plaid print and flawless styling, this "Fortune Fashions" sundress has the casual elegance the 1940's were known for. The short, ruffle-trimmed, sleeve belte...
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1948 Paquin Demi-Couture Watercolor Floral Print Silk Hourglass Trained Gown
By Jeanne Paquin
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A breathtaking watercolor floral-garden silk Paquin demi-couture gown dating back to 1948. The House of Paquin was opened on the rue de la Paix in 1890 by Jeanne Paquin. The establis...
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An Edward Molyneux Couture Long Embroidered Evening Dress Circa 1950
Circa 1948/1952 France Beautiful evening dress with crinoline in taffeta embroidered with mother-of-pearl from the famous house designer Edward Molyneux and dated 1948/1952. Dress i...
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1940s Silk Dress with Applique Flowers
A fabulous little black silk 1940s dress. It has a V neckline, elbow length sleeves, shoulder pads and a front peplum. The bodice front has 2 large self covered buttons with finely...
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1940s Large Size Black Silk Crepe Drop Waist Sequin Illusion Vintage 40s Dress
Beautiful couture quality 1940s larger size black silk crepe sequined drop waist short sleeve dress! Features black sequins at the neck in the shapes of bows. Sheer black panel above...
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1940's JACQUES FATH navy blue satin coat dress
By Jacques Fath
Located in San Fransisco, CA
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", ...
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Rare 1940s Novelty Asian Print Avant Garde Silk Strong Shoulder Vintage Dress
Rare vintage mid 40s novelty Asian print strong shoulder silk dress! Features a warm marigold yellow color. Prints in red, green, blue, orange and ivory throughout. Metal zipper at t...
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Vintage 1940s Novelty Ribbon Print Dress
Stefney Vintage 1940s Novelty Ribbon Print White Rayon Dress Estimated Size: UK 10-12/ US 6-8/ EU 38-40. Please check measurements. Bust - 36” / 91cm Waist - 28” / 71cm Hips - Free...
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Vintage Black Crepe Dress with Sequin Detail
A black crepe dress with sequin trim by Schroder Wulf. This dress is sleavless with a round neckline, a bow at waist leval and asymetric layers . It is fully lined.
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1940s Black Cocktail Dress with Cap Sleaves
A chic vintage cocktail dress with a layered skirt and cap sleaves. The dress opens with fabric covered buttons at the front , and has an attractive stitched collar.
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1940s Demi Couture Navy Blue + Pale Pink Short Sleeve 40s Vintage Gown / Dress
Beautiful vintage 1940s demi couture navy blue and light pink short sleeve crepe gown! Features a gathered sweetheart neckline with pale pink lace above the bust. Pale pink ruffle al...
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1940's Saks Fifth Avenue Ivory-Creme Beaded Chiffon One-Shoulder Goddess Gown
By Saks Fifth Avenue
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
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...
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Incredible 1940s Unlabeled Pink Floral Silk Weighted Skirts Halter Dress
This gown is absolutely incredible and very beautiful. It really is one of the most phenomenal dresses I have ever had and the workmanship is exquisite. It is constructed from yards ...
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Fred Perlberg 1940s Black and Gold Chiffon Evening Dress with Matching Gloves
By Fred Perlberg
Located in London, GB
This arresting Fred Perlberg late 1940s or early 1950s black chiffon evening dress with matching gloves is designed to turn heads on the dance floor. Part of its 'creator's lovingly ...
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1942 Paquin Haute Couture Documented Blue Silk Velvet Sculpted Shelf-Bust Dress
By Jeanne Paquin
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
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...
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Vintage 1940s Black Evening Gown
A vintage 1949s evening gown , in a black satin and grossgrain stripe fabric. The dress has gathering at the bust , a peplum and back central zip.
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1940's De Pinna of New York Lemon Yellow Rayon-Crepe Beaded Applique Peplum Gown
A stunning 1940's "De Pinna of New York" designer vibrant lemon yellow rayon-crepe gown from the Old Hollywood era of glamour. The bodice has a classic short cap-sleeve design with a...
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1940s Black Full Length Rayon Dress with Gold Deco Beadwork
This elegant 1940s black silk crepe full length evening dress is unlabelled and its origin is unknown; however, it is clearly of excellent quality and beautifully made. The dress is ...
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1940s Navy Blue Rayon Dress With Floral Novelty Print
This charming 1940s navy blue novelty print silk dress is a beautiful example of the style and elegance of the era and has some lovely design features. The dress is comprised of navy...
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Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
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...
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Vintage 1940s Ivory Crepe Dress
A chic vintage crepe dress dating from the 1940s. The dress has a v neckline , short sleaves and pleats. There is sequin detail at waist leval front and back.
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1940's Ruby Red Crepe Evening Gown with Burgundy Bugle Beaded Bodice
This 1940's dress is a beautiful shade of red embellished with darker red bugle beads and miniature opalescent sequins surrounding the low neckline. The dress has loose pleats on the...
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1940s Black Jersey and Twisted Tassel Wiggle Dress
This gorgeous 1940s black wiggle dress is a fantastic example of early rayon jersey. It is of superb quality and is likely a high-end American made department store piece. It featur...
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Vintage 1940s Black Velvet Dress
A stunning vintage black velvet gown. The dress has a sweetheart neckline, with gathering at the bust and by the side seam. It has cap sleaves and a side zip.
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Long Dress Circa 1940
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...
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Large Size 1940s Silver Grey and Black Silk + Velvet Flower 40s Vintage Dress
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 blac...
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Late 1940s or 1950s Baroque Deep Purple Silk Chiffon Evening Dress
This enchanting very late 1940s to early 1950s purple silk chiffon evening gown is labelled "Baroque London" and is clearly of exceptional quality with some exquisite design features...
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1940's Gay Gibson Colorful Plaid Linen Cotton Swing Dress & Winged-Sleeve Bolero
With its vibrant linen-cotton plaid and flawless styling, this Gay Gibson designer dress ensemble has the casual elegance the 1940's were known for. The tri-strap bodice with side bu...
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1940s Novelty Ship Print Pastel Coloured Rayon Dress
This charming 1940s pastel toned shirt dress is in beautiful vintage condition and has a feminine, contemporary aesthetic. The light rayon fabric has an impressionist style novelty p...
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1940s Navy And White Polkadot Dress With Bow Detail and Waist Tie
This lovely 1940s navy and white polkadot dress is in superb vintage condition for something of this age and is the perfect choice for an informal daytime event, easily accessorised ...
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1940s Pale Blue Rayon Dress With Navy And White Pebble Print
This charming 1940s pebble print dress in pale blue, navy and white is captivating in its simplicity and is in beautiful vintage condition. A tidy shift cut, this dress features a ge...
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1940s Long Pleated Black Crepe Dress
Beautiful and original 1940s mid-weight black crepe dress with cross over diagonal pleating on the bodice and hips. This is a fantastic understated vintage gown, asymmetric in style...
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1940s Martha Gale Brown Velvet Flower Embroidered Pocket Vintage 40s Dress
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 bu...
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Vintage 1940s Floral Dress
A pretty vintage pink floral dress. It has a popper opening at the shoulder and side..It has ruffle detail on the neckline and lower front and hem.
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1940's French Couture Pink Silk Chiffon & Black Lace Scalloped Gown w/ Capelet
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 ...
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Vintage Purple and White Silk Gown
A pretty purple and white silk gown with a v neckline front and back . The dress has a central back zip, puff sleaves and is fully lined.
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1940s Klafter & Sobel Navy Rayon Floral Crepe Dress with Corsage
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...
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1940's Ivory Embroidered Rhinestone Beadwork Satin Strapless Bridal Gown
In this gorgeous 1940's ivory-white gown, the detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern haute-couture. This enchanting g...
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Eisenberg Originals Beaded Lace Panel Dress 1940s
By Eisenberg Originals
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful black silk 1940s dress by Eisenberg Originals. It has a crew neckline, long sleeves and a stunning richly detailed glass seed beads lace insert across the chest and along...
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Stunning 1940s Vintage Black Velvet One - Shoulder Bow Gown w/ Accordian Hem
Stunning vintage 1940s black silk velvet one shoulder gown, with bow at top shoulder. Intricate black flower embroidery throughout. Beautiful asymmetrical accordion hemline, that mak...
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Beautiful 1940s Vintage Royal Blue Silk Velvet Dress w/ Lace & Rhinestones
A true beauty! This 1940s silk velvet dress features so much detail! Lace covered pocket at waist, encrusted with rhinestones. Shawl-like collar, with a matching adjustable belt. Bea...
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1940's Brooks Costume Couture Beaded Black Velvet Strapless Corset Bustle Gown
A truly breathtaking and one-of-a-kind couture creation by Brooks Costume Company. The Brooks Costume Company was the foremost maker of theatrical costumes in New York in the early p...
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1940s Peach Ruffle Necked Slip Style Evening Gown
A stunning soft peach silk gown in exceptional condition from the 1940s. The dress has thin straps, with two layers of frills on the front and back of the neck. It opens with poppers...
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1940's Swimming Fish Novelty Print Black & Pink Cotton Halter Dress with Bolero
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...
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1940s Kornhauser Original Burnt Orange Beaded Vintage 40s Couture Crepe Gown
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...
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1940s Plus Size 20 / 22 Black and White Crepe Rhinestone 40s Dress and Jacket
Beautiful hard to find plus size 1940s black and white / ivory striped crepe silk dress and jacket ensemble! Dress features a black and ivory striped collar with rhinestone detail at...
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1940’s Monica Black Dress With Cream Guipure Lace Underlay
This beautiful vintage 1940s black organza dress features a unique guipure lace under layer in soft cream which is visible beneath the sheer fabric of the skirt, a pretty sweetheart ...
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1940s Vintage Floor Length Coral Wool/Rayon Crepe Tiered Dress With Bow
This sensational 1940s deep coral colour lightweight wool/rayon crepe gown with original matching belt is in absolutely excellent vintage condition for a piece of this era. The dress...
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Rare 1940's One Shoulder Gown with Asymmetrical Draped Floral Silk Chiffon
Rare 1940's One Shoulder Gown with Asymmetrical Draped Floral Silk Chiffon
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1940's Brush Stoke Print Floral Rayon Dress With Asymmetrical Peplum Skirt
1940's Brush Stoke Print Floral Rayon Dress With Asymmetrical Peplum Skirt
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Peggy Hunt Vintage Dress Black Crepe Lace Evening Gown Illusion Bodice 1940s
By Peggy Hunt
Located in Portland, OR
This sensational 1940's Peggy Hunt vintage black rayon crepe dress has a pretty organza illusion bodice and fine lace trim. Her 1940's dresses are rare to find and I was so thrilled ...
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Late 1940s Very Early Suzy Perette Labelled Novelty Leaf Print Rayon Dress
By Suzy Perette
Located in London, GB
Fabulous Suzy Perette labelled dress with novelty leaf print in navy, green and ochre. The company was founded during the 1940s and headquartered in New York. The owner had a licen...
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