Lila revamped

Here the lovely Lila dress from my early 1930s bow dress collection gets a revamp in navy blue seersucker cotton. The vertical  and horizontal panelling with it’s double triangles give the dress the familiar deco touch. It also has Bakelite buttons and belt buckle. Snap fastening at the side.

 

Checks we like-an early 1930s delight

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!

Early 1930s sweetheart

This beautiful early 1930s inspired dress in navy organic hand-weaved cotton with white stripes is the perfect example of structural deco panelling in horizontal and vertical, creating an interesting visual with peaked Vs both front and back. The large collar is also very typical of the era. The white early plastic belt buckle and buttons compliment the dress perfectly. Side closing with fasteners.

 

Mid-60s style silk chiffon shift dress

This mid-60s style shift dress in lime green silk chiffon is lined by light silk crepe back satin which gives a lovely floaty effect to this very popular A-line style of the era. It has long slightly puffed chiffon sleeves with wide cuffs and fabric covered buttons. A faux diamante appliqué around the cuffs and the collar adds a great detail to this sweet little number. Zip closure at the back.

A mid-1930s delight

This lovely mid-1930s inspired beauty in chocolate brown silk/wool crepe blend with raglan balloon sleeves and slashed neckline include a silk rust orange cravat type detail very typical of the era, with bakelite button side fastening and also a beautiful deco belt buckle.

 

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