30s 'Ava' Tea Dress - Emerald Deco Dot
30s 'Ava' Tea Dress - Emerald Deco Dot
30s 'Ava' Tea Dress - Emerald Deco Dot

30s 'Ava' Tea Dress - Emerald Deco Dot

The House of Foxy This 1930s tea dress has a most flattering cut and is influenced by the the late 30s dress styles worn from 1938 through into the 1940s wartime period. FOXY-1135

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An exquisite little late 30s tea dress that flatters and has some stunning authentic vintage details.

Another winning combination of top quality craftmanship combined with a plethora of 1930s features and topped of with a vintage style fabric that behaves as it should. Again - we have not held back on detail with this dress.

This is a very flattering cut for most shapes and is influenced by the the late 1930s dress styles worn from 1938 through into the wartime period.  This dress has been designed to be as faithful as possible to these styles.

Dress has a high back neckline which hugs the back of the neck but alllows for the deep plunging cross over neckline to remain demure and not too revealing. Bodice of dress is based on an original vintage 1930s nightwear garment and as a result has authentic detailed gathers into the shoulder and top stitched. The cute cap sleeves hug the shoulder and create an elegant silhouette. Gathers under bust creates a flattering line into a slimming fit around the waist through the fitted waistband. With a sweeping 7-gore skirt to float you through any tea dance. 

Key Features Include:-
- plunge neckline
- top stitching on shirring at shoulder and waist
- sweeping 7-gore skirt
- side zip
- lined skirt

The fabrics is a mid weight 100% rayon (viscose) and as such gathers beautifully into yokes and under bust - is similar to the fabrics worn at this time. Print is our exclusive 30s reproduction print we have called 'Deco Dot'. A striking emerald green base with ivory deco circles.
Lining is a woven viscose.

Proudly made in the UK 

Fabric: 100% Viscose throughout
Washing instructions: dry clean only (we recommend dry cleaning due to the bias cut panels in the skirt & skirt lining which can become mis-shapen after washing and in particular line drying)
Length from natural waist: approx 25 inches

This dress is free fitting on hips due to the swing skirt. The bust area is fairly generous but will gape if the bust is too full. Waist band is fitted and for this reason, we strongly suggest that you select your size through the waist measurements and if unsure - opt for a size up.

Style suits most shapes.

Fabric has no stretch in it - so if you are between sizes - it would be advisable to select the size above.

Please refer to the table below as a size guide. 

Size bust waist hip
UK 8 33"
81cm
26"
66cm
35"
88cm
UK 10 35"
86cm
27.5"
70cm
37"
94cm
UK 12 37"
91cm
29"
74cm
39"
99cm
UK 14 39"
96cm
31"
79cm
41"
105cm
UK 16 41"
104cm
33"
84cm
43"
109cm  
UK 18 43"
109cm
36"
91cm
46"
116cm

 

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