This plaid linen and cream cotton darling is the little sister to the original Nettie dress. Also cut on bias gives it a beautiful silhouette very typical of the 1930s. It features an original vintage 1930s button and buckle.
This dress was originally going to be part of my 2014 “The 1930s bow dress collection”, which didn’t make it at the time, but I’m now adding as a latecomer to the party, in this case minus the bow. And as I always wanted to use this particular original vintage plaid cotton fabric, here is the result;
Cut on bias, with panelling, instantly forming the very popular zig-zag motif of the era, contrasting with the geometric art deco style front panel peaking towards the waist and adorned with a bakelite button, with a slight cowl neckline. Also with a similar v forming at the back. Complemented by a belt with bakelite buckle. With snap fasteners at the side.This sweet little dress would have been perfect at a summer gathering in the early 1930s.
This is my very first homage to the early 1940s and the wartime girls. These beauties are all made from original 1940s fabrics.
All available here: etsy-early 1940s dress collection
Photography by Claire Pursglove
Here I proudly present my beautiful new collection which takes you back to the days when beachwear was king with wide palazzo pants, jumpsuits and playsuits.
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This lovely late 1940s inspired wedding dress in vintage cream silk satin features the very typical golden sequin leaf motif appliques across the bodice. It has two slits along the side seams and zipper closure at the side. The fake fox fur stole adds yet another glimpse of glamour to this stylish outfit.
Sometimes it’s time to treat oneself and here’s something I made for myself over the weekend. This lovely early 1930s inspired blouse in sky blue and dark purple check cotton with yokes forming butterfly sleeves and fastened with original bakelite buttons both front and back has also a great little fan effect down the front by the yoke corners. The belt also features an original bakelite buckle. Perfect for a summer day out!