Explore 1940s Dresses, Tea Dresses, and more!

These two 30s dresses use gathers to add interest to the bodice. Use a small print to keep from overwhelming the gathering detail.

Pinspiration: Gathers (The Girl with the Star-Spangled Heart)

1939 Montgomery Ward Catalog - I used to buy these dresses at a vintage clothing store named Aardvark, or at thrift stores for 50 cents. Wore them to threads. Loved the style & quality of tailoring.

Claire McCardell, 1946-47 - Reminds me of my great grandma's dresses :-)

Claire McCardell - 1946 - Manufacturer: Townley Frocks - Cotton - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sweetheart Neckline Pink and Black Cotton Dress w/ Pink Bow circa 1950s

Sweetheart Neckline Pink and Black Cotton Dress w/ Pink Bow circa 1950s

So sweet! Late pink and black floral dress with sweetheart neckline and pink bow. Dropped waist w/ scalloped seam, side metal zip. Hand made, no flaws.

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