Here’s one of the mid-1930s blouses from my recent vintage blouse collection in a lovely vintage floral silk. It has a gathered gabot down the front and tucks in sleeves. The back closes with eye and hook. The belt features a vintage buckle.
This lovely mid-1930s style novelty print rayon crepe dress is quite the eye- catcher.
With a large pointed collar, very fashionable of the era, and the panel in the bodice with a contrasting black rayon crepe insert adds an interesting detail to the dress.
The 3/4 length puff sleeves , gathered at the hem also add an rather interesting touch.
The dress has a kick pleat at the front of the skirt, and a belt with black crepe contrasting piping and a beautiful Art Deco cream/yellow buckle.
Snap fasteners at the side and hook and eye closure at the back of neck.
Here I present my early to mid-1930s style capsule blouse collection. All made in original 1930s vintage fabrics. “Ruby” is early 1930s style, while “Agnes”, “Loretta” and “Hazel” are mid-1930s style.
They are available at my Etsy shop
Here modelled by the lovely Heidi.
I rarely work with knit fabrics but just wanted to give it a try and this sweet mid- 1930s style cinnamon coloured cotton crochet knit fabric blouse was the result.
With its unusual eye catching large geometric collar embellished by contrasting 1930s bakelite buttons, puff sleeves and waist band sitting just on the upper hips, also with vintage buttons is the ultimate and perfect separate to complete your 1930s look. It has hook and eye closure at the back of neck.
This sweet early 1930s style day dress in Kaye England repro print cotton is the perfect example of the feed sack style dresses of the era. It features very art deco style construction with the large pointed collar, ‘double tie’ and the triangle shaped cream cotton lawn inserts on the pockets and sleeves. Two small bakelite buttons bring focus to the tie. The dress pulls over the head.
Sometimes a new little treat is a welcome addition to your summer wardrobe, here in form of a sweet plaid early 1930s style cotton dress, cut on bias very much a trend of the era. It has a cross cut bodice fastening diagonally by large original vintage mother of pearl buttons and the contrasting coloured belt also features an original vintage mother of pearl buckle. The short sleeves’ contrasting navy bell shaped cuffs are a great little detail. Panelling at front of skirt with side pockets and low cut panel at the back. Fastens with snap fasteners at the side.
I’ve wanted to recreate this iconic outfit from one of my favourite films, ” It Happened One Night” for quite some time now and here is my homage to that simple, yet striking “travelling suit”, Claudette Colbert donned in her role as the spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews.
The original one would have had a cardigan in knitted fabric and probably a rayon or woolen skirt. My version is in viscose rayon for both cardigan and skirt.
The very popular way of cutting fabric on bias in the era and here in a striped fabric creates the typical geometric deep v pattern both at the front and back, by having a central seam. The cardigan also features a Peter Pan collar and cuffs in white cotton contrasting with the main fabric. It has original vintage 1930s Art Deco buttons both for fastening and for the belt.
The calf length skirt has two kick pleats at the back and one at the front. Fastens with snap fasteners and a vintage button at the side.