This gorgeous early 1930s style number in white and navy viscose rayon was just something I had to try. Being a big fan of stripey and check fabrics cut in contrasting panels, this clearly represents the popular cuts of the era. Very geometric art deco in style featuring a large collar, yet another classic of the 1930s, a v-shaped insert on the bodice , both front and back and the triangular pockets. It also has vintage bakelite buttons and buckle in navy.
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 beautiful chocolate brown mid-1930s inspired blouse in delicate wool lace knit fabric has got all the elements of the quirky style of the era with its fun large jester style collar, puff sleeves, small vintage hand painted wooden buttons down the front for fastening and the belt with vintage buckle. The perfect separate to go with your 1930s skirt!
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.
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.
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!
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.
This lime green silk beauty has the very popular sweetheart neckline with tulle top with long sleeves, yet another staple of the era, creating the illusion effect. The floor length skirt makes it for more formal, evening wear. The belt also features an original 1950s diamante buckle. Zip closure at the back.