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Original 1940s Stunning ‘ Herbert Stonheim ‘ Couture Dress - In a Navy Sheer Rayon with Wrap Hip Swag and Pocket

Regular price £130.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £130.00 GBP
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Vintage 1940’s stunning Navy dress made by Couture Designer ‘ Herbert Sondheim ‘ New York. Created in an effortlessly chic sheer rayon in Navy. Oozing appeal and effortless style with its seamless silhouette featuring long sleeve, button front with an almost wrap like extra panel to the front which crosses over and press stud fastens creating a hip swag with pocket detailing. One of the most fabulous silhouettes we have ever seen !


’ Herbert Sondheim ‘ began in 1923 by 1930 he was the company known for its beautifully made garments and stylish pieces which were sold to only a select few stores. He didn’t create garments by the masses which made them all the more special. He went onto become a leader of seventh avenue, he was one of the original founders of the fashion originators guild in 1931. He championed fabric rationing through ww2. 

A stunning piece to add to any vintage loving ladies wardrobe. A piece with a fabulous label behind its history. A true staple that an assortment of accessories would work with for any occasion. 



Bust - 34’ 

Waist - 25’ 

Shoulder to Shoulder - 15.5’ 

Nape to Waist - 16.5’

Waist to Hem - 30’ 


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 : Sheer Rayon 

Label : ‘ Herbert Sondheim - New York Label ‘ 



 … Condition

 Good Vintage Condition, flaws to note - 2 tiny holes and a few  snags to the fabric. These do not detract from the wearability of the garment. Freshly laundered and ready to wear. 


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