Lucy 1950s Shirtwaist Dress Light Floral

Introducing our enchanting Lucy Shirt Waist Dress in a light floral print, a timeless piece that effortlessly captures the essence of 1940s and 1950s fashion. This captivating dress is designed to transcend seasons, making it a versatile addition to your vintage-inspired wardrobe.

The exclusive floral print, meticulously designed in-house, features delicate pink, blue, and green florals on a crisp white background. Inspired by an authentic 1950s print, this romantic pattern pays homage to the charming aesthetics of a bygone era.

Our Retro Shirt Waist Dress showcases a classic design, with a full skirt that evokes the post-WWII era's feminine silhouettes. Authentic vintage glass buttons, sourced from Somerset, adorn the front, adding a touch of genuine retro charm. The dress's full button-through construction allows for versatile styling options, ensuring you can create a look that suits your personal style.

Crafted from breathable 100% cotton, this dress offers both comfort and structure, maintaining its flattering silhouette throughout the day. Thoughtfully designed with practicality in mind, the dress features a popper at the waist and a self-tie belt, allowing you to achieve the perfect fit. Short sleeves and subtle shoulder pads complete the vintage-inspired look, adding a touch of 1950s flair.

For a size UK 12, US 8, the skirt length measures approximately 28 inches (71cm), ensuring a flattering and authentic retro look. As with all our garments, this dress is ethically made in our main factory in India, allowing you to embrace style with a clear conscience.

Experience the magic of vintage fashion with our Retro Shirt Waist Dress in a light floral print. This enchanting piece seamlessly combines timeless elegance with modern wearability, making it a must-have for anyone who appreciates the enduring charm of 1950s style.

Choose your size UK 8 / US 4

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Fitting Room: Clothing

Clothing sizing

Our clothing sizing is generally inline with other reproduction vintage brands from Vivien of Holloway to House of Foxy and Trashy Diva. The waistlines will be a cut a little closer to the body than commercial vintage brands such as Collectif and Voodoo Vixen so if you wear those brands it would be worth checking your waist measurement.

The chart below shows the body measurements we work to. Our clothing is cut bigger than these measurements to allow for movement and ease and you can find the actual measurements for each garment on the tabs below. Note, your measurements should be smaller than the actual measurements to allow for movement!

Dress Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

Bust 32"/81cm

Waist 23"/58cm

Hips 33"/85cm

Size UK 10 / US 6

Bust 34" (86cm)

Waist 25"/62.5cm

Hips 35"/87.5cm

Size UK 12 / US 8

Bust 36" (91.5 cm)

Waist 27"/67.5cm

Hips 37"/92.5cm

Size UK 14 / US 10

Bust 38" (96.5 cm)

Waist 29"/72.5cm

Hips 39"/97.5cm

Size UK 16 / US 12

Bust 40" (101.5 cm)

Waist 31"/77.5cm

Hips 41"/102.5cm

Size UK 18 / US 14

Bust 42" (106.5 cm)

Waist 33"/82.5cm

Hips 43"/107.5cm

Size UK 20 / US 16

Bust 44" (112 cm)

Waist 35"/89cm

Hips 45"/114cm

Size UK 22 / US 18

Bust 46" (117 cm)

Waist 37"/95cm

Hips 47"/119.5cm

Size UK 24 / US 20

Bust 48"/123cm

Waist 39"/97.5cm

Hips 49"/124.5cm

Size UK 26 / US 22

Bust 50"/127cm

Waist 41"/102.5

Hips 51"/129.5cm

Anne Sarong Dress

Our Anne dress is designed to be fitted to the waist, with a faux sarong skirt.

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89cm)

25" (63.5cm)

35" (89cm)

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94cm)

27" (68.5cm)

37" (94cm)

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99cm)

29" (73.5cm)

39" (99cm)

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

31" (79cm)

41" (104 cm)

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109cm)

33" (84cm)

43" (109cm)

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114 cm)

35" (89cm)

45" (114 cm)

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.50cm)

39" (99cm)

45" (114 cm)

Adjustable Circle Skirt

An extra inch, in addition to the measurements below, can be added by moving the button.

Size Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

Waist 23-25" (58.5-63.5cm)

Free

Size UK 10 / US 6

Waist 25-27" (63.5-68.5cm)

Free

Size UK 12 / US 8

Waist 27-29" (68.5-73.5cm)

Free

Size UK 14 / US 10

Waist 29-31" (73.5-78.5cm)

Free

Size UK 16 / US 12

Waist 31-33" (78.5-84cm)

Free

Size UK 18 / US 14

Waist 33-35" (84-89cm)

Free

Size UK 20 / US 16

Waist 35-37" (89-100cm)

Free

Dolly Dress

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89 cm)

24" (61 cm)

Free

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94 cm)

26" (66 cm)

Free

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99 cm)

28" (71 cm)

Free

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

30" (76 cm)

Free

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109 cm)

32" (81 cm)

Free

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114.5 cm)

34" (86.5 cm)

Free

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.5 cm)

36" (91.5 cm)

Free

Felicity Circle Skirt

Our Felicity circle skirt has a none stretch waist band.

Size Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

25" (64.5cm)

Free

Size UK 10 / US 6

27" (68.5cm)

Free

Size UK 12 / US 8

29" (73.5cm)

Free

Size UK 14 / US 10

31" (78.5cm)

Free

Size UK 16 / US 12

33" (84cm)

Free

Size UK 18 / US 14

35" (89cm)

Free

Size UK 20 / US 16

37" (94cm)

Free

Fenella Pencil Dress

Our Fenella Pencil Dress is very fitted at the waist.

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89 cm)

24" (61 cm)

38" (96.5 cm)

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94 cm)

26" (66 cm)

40" (101.5 cm)

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99 cm)

28" (71 cm)

42" (106.5 cm)

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

30" (76 cm)

44" (112 cm)

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109 cm)

32" (81 cm)

46" (117 cm)

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114.5 cm)

34" (86.5 cm)

48" (123 cm)

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.5 cm)

36" (91.5 cm)

50" (127 cm)

Flora Beach Pyjamas

Our Flora Beach Pyjamas are semi fitted, with the waist cut a little larger than our other styles to allow for movement.

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89 cm)

27" (68.5cm)

free

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94 cm)

29" (73.5cm)

free

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99 cm)

31" (78.5cm)

free

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

33" (84cm)

free

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109 cm)

35" (89cm)

free

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114.5 cm)

37" (94cm)

free

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.5 cm)

39" (99cm)

free

Gladys Dress

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

34" (86cm)

26.5" (67.5cm)

free

Size UK 10 / US 6

36" (91.5 cm)

28.5" (72.5cm)

free

Size UK 12 / US 8

38" (96.5 cm)

30.5" (77.5)

free

Size UK 14 / US 10

40" (101.5 cm)

32.5" (82.5cm)

free

Size UK 16 / US 12

42" (106.5 cm)

34.5" (87.5cm)

free

Size UK 18 / US 14

44" (112 cm)

36.5" (92.5cm)

free

Size UK 20 / US 16

46" (117 cm)

38.5" (98cm)

free

Jane Knitwear

Our Jayne 1950s Cardigan is designed to be close fitting.

While I (Katie) often size down in reproduction vintage knitwear for our knitwear (as a UK size 12, US size 8, bust 37"), I wear a Medium which gives a nicely fitted look. It would be possible for me to wear a Small if I wanted a super tight sweater girl look , or size up to a Large for a looser fit.

It really depends on how you want to wear and style your knitwear.

Small: UK 8 -10, US 4-6 bust measures 34-42", 86-106.50cm

Medium: UK 12-14, US 8-10 bust measures 36-42", 91.5-112cm

Large: UK 14-16, US 10-12, bust measures 38-46", 96.5-117cm

X Large; UK 18+, US 14+, bust measures 40-48”, 101.5-122cm

Lucy Dress

Our Lucy dress is designed to be fitted to the waist, with a free hip.

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

34" (86cm)

26" (66cm)

free

Size UK 10 / US 6

36" (91.5 cm)

28" (71cm)

free

Size UK 12 / US 8

38" (96.5 cm)

30" (76cm)

free

Size UK 14 / US 10

40" (101.5 cm)

32" (81cm)

free

Size UK 16 / US 12

42" (106.5 cm)

34" (86.5cm)

free

Size UK 18 / US 14

44" (112 cm)

36" (91.5cm)

free

Size UK 20 / US 16

46" (117 cm)

38" (96.5cm)

free

Minnie, Emily and Emma Dress

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89 cm)

24" (61 cm)

Free

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94 cm)

26" (66 cm)

Free

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99 cm)

28" (71 cm)

Free

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

30" (76 cm)

Free

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109 cm)

32" (81 cm)

Free

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114.5 cm)

34" (86.5 cm)

Free

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.5 cm)

36" (91.5 cm)

Free

Rita Dress

Our Rita Dress is very fitted at the waist.

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89 cm)

24" (61 cm)

free

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94 cm)

26" (66 cm)

free

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99 cm)

28" (71 cm)

free

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

30" (76 cm)

free

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109 cm)

32" (81 cm)

free

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114.5 cm)

34" (86.5 cm)

free

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.5 cm)

36" (91.5 cm)

free

Thomasina Dress

Size Bust Waist Hip

Size UK 8 / US 4

35" (89 cm)

24" (61 cm)

Free

Size UK 10 / US 6

37" (94 cm)

26" (66 cm)

Free

Size UK 12 / US 8

39" (99 cm)

28" (71 cm)

Free

Size UK 14 / US 10

41" (104 cm)

30" (76 cm)

Free

Size UK 16 / US 12

43" (109 cm)

32" (81 cm)

Free

Size UK 18 / US 14

45" (114.5 cm)

34" (86.5 cm)

Free

Size UK 20 / US 16

47" (119.5 cm)

36" (91.5 cm)

Free

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