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Maggie Maes Vintage

Original 1940’s STUNNING 2 Tone Dress in Fuchsia and Black Rayon Crepe - With Studwork and Shirring

Regular price £145.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £145.00 GBP
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Vintage 1940’s STUNNING 2 tone dress in fuchsia and black rayon crepe. The dress has an exquisite old Hollywood silhouette with deep V plunge to the neckline, shirred detailing to the shoulders, 3/4 length sleeves with pleats, seamwork to the skirt and fastens with a metal side zip. For photographing I pinned the deep v plunge to which the previous owner had a fastening, it could be worn with the deep plunge or a fastening re added to created the higher v neckline shaping. The dress has beautiful studwork detailing to the bodice and upper sleeve which adds a sense of glamour from times gone by. Please see condition report below. 

A fabulous dress to add to add any collection for cocktail evenings, evening gatherings or special occasions. A must have for the 1940’s loving lady.




Bust - 42’ 

Waist - 34’ 

Hips - 44’ 

Nape to Waist - 16’

Waist to Hem - 26’ ( No Hem ) 

V Neck Plunge is pinned in photograph where a fastening could be added to desired height. 


If you require any more measurements, please don't hesitate to send us a message. All garments are pinned to the mannequin for display purposes. 





Material : Rayon Crepe 

Label : Unlabelled 




 … Condition

Good Vintage Condition, flaws to note - A few old repairs on some seamwork. A small hole to the bottom of one of the metal studs and near the hem. A couple of small pulls and pilling. Some iron shine to the dress. A seam repair to where there would have been a previous fastening to shape the V. These flaws do not detract from the wearability of the garment, she is still strong and presents beautifully. Please see photographs. 



Accessories shown are for photography purposes only, and are not included in the sale. Some of our items may be shown with a petticoat these are not included in the sale. Many of our collections will be pinned to the mannequin to show the shape of the item more accurately. 


I only allow returns or exchange on very rare occasions, where I have made an error.


You must contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order if you have an issue, if an exchange or refund is issued it must be sent back within 48 hours after our conversation. No refunds or exchanges will be given with issues based upon fit of a garment, please ensure you measure correctly and if you need more measurements than listed please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.


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Buried in the cobbled streets of the historic town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire Maggie Mae’s Vintage stocks a wide selection of vintage clothing, accessories & textiles from the 1920’s through to the 1950’s. We now have a vintage lifestyle shop and house fabulous reproduction fashions and beauty products alongside our carefully curated original collections. Our shop is open 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesdays to Saturdays where you can find Maggie and her Team, private shopping experiences are also available. 2 - 3 Dogpole, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1EN