1930s Vintage Dresses
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1930S VINTAGE APRICOT PINK SILK BOUDOIR GOWN
1930S VINTAGE ROYAL BLUE VELVET COCKTAIL DRESS
GORGEOUS 1930’s Mulled Wine Crepe Silk Velvet Afternoon Evening Dress w/ Puffed Long Sleeves Darted Bust High Neck Button Back
1930S VINTAGE ROYAL PURPLE VELVET EVENING CAPE
1930S VINTAGE SKY BLUE SATIN GOWN WITH QUILTED BOLERO JACKET
1930S VINTAGE FUCHSIA PINK SATIN EVENING GOWN
1930S VINTAGE CORAL PINK SATIN EVENING GOWN
Typical characteristics of 1930s Vintage Dresses
1930 – 1934
Silhouette – Slim, narrow, longer skirts, natural waist; from 1933: wider shoulders.
Bodice – Semi-fitted, bias-cut, narrow belts.
Neckline – Low, cut away from neck, ties and scarves popular.
Sleeves – Inset, long fitted, bias-cut, inset panels, flared cuffs.
Skirt – Slim, clinging, intricate seaming, bias-cut; from 1934: mid-calf-length
Fabric – Silk and wool crepe, silk georgette, satin, panne velvet, organdie.
Trimmings – Top-stitching, contrast fabric insertions, large buttons.
Colour – Two-tone: black and white, brown and cream, navy and white
Accessories – Small hats worn at an angle, gauntlet gloves, clutch bags, silk stockings, shoes with high heels.
1935 – 1939
Silhouette – Slender, small hips, natural waist, wide shoulders.
Bodice – Semi-fitted, natural waist, padded shoulders.
Neckline – High round, small neat collars, shoulder-wide collars
Sleeves – Long inset, short puff.
Skirt – Flared, straight with inverted pleat; from 1939: knee-length.
Fabric – Silk georgette, lightweight linen and wool, wool tweed..
Trimmings – Saddle stitching, contrast colour collars and cuffs, lace collars and cuffs.
Colour – Dark cream, mustard, grey, navy blue, brown, black.
Accessories – Small mannish hats, gauntlet gloves, clutch bags, shoulder bags, tow-tone shoes with high thick heels.