Clarissa | Vintage 1940s long-sleeve shirt dress with Brown White Blue Color Blocking
How the past used to do color-blocking is simply amazing! We love their choice of colours, the shades, their palettes and just their sense of what works and sometimes just going for it - heck what others may think.
The past was bold and full of gumption. And today, in vintage garments, their legacy continues.
No. But it was belted to show how it looks when worn with one. Please refer to the details below for exact measurements.
All measurements are taken with the garment laid flat.
Please DOUBLE the measurements provided to get the approximate circumference measurements.
Alternatively, you can take a piece of your own clothing, lay it flat, measure it and make a comparison.
Approx. Size: S - M
Shoulders: No shoulder seams (dolman sleeves). We would say approximate 13in
Bust: No defined seams. We would say approximately 20in(dolman sleeves)
Waist: 10 - 14 (Elastic waist)
Top Length: 17in
Total Length: 42in
Hips: Up to 22in
Armhole: Approximately 9in
Sleeves: Approximately 19in
Material: Not stated but likely to be a synthetic mix.
Lining: Top unlined. Bottom lined.
Transparency: Seems opaque, but as with most vintage garments, a slip will help to keep things decent ;)