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1940s Black Cocktail Dress with Cap Sleaves
Located in London, GB
A chic vintage cocktail dress with a layered skirt and cap sleaves. The dress opens with fabric covered buttons at the front , and has an attractive stitched collar.
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

1940S Black Sheer Nylon & Lace Fitted Cocktail Dress
Located in New York, NY
1940S Black Sheer Nylon & Lace Fitted Cocktail Dress
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

1940s Vintage Black Velvet Cocktail Dress with Collar + 3/4 Cropped Sleeves
Located in Sparks, NV
Flattering vintage 1940s cocktail dress in black velvet with a draped collar and 3/4 length sleeves. Unlined with side metal zip closure. Fits like a modern size small. The bust meas...
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1940s Multicolor Floral Print Rayon Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Vintage 40s Multi color floral print in pink, orange, white and green) silk crepe dress. Fit size: Small / 2 or 4 B: 34” / W: 26”/ H: 34” / Dress Length: 42"
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

Beautiful 1940s Black Sequin Crepe Vintage 40s Cocktail Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful 1940s black crepe sequined cocktail dress! Features hundreds of hand-sewn black sequins on the entire front bodice. Free flowy skirt is both flattering and comfortable. Met...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

Don Loper Black Cocktail Dress, Circa 1940
By Don Loper
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a vintage black cocktail dress by Don Loper, from the 1940's. The dress has gathering detail down the side seam, a fitted waist, hooks at the top shoulder, and a zipper at th...
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1940s COUTURE Black Floral Eyelet White Sunburst Detail Cocktail Dress
Located in Thiensville, WI
Vintage Couture c.1940's black floral eyelet cocktail dress. Black floral eyelet cutout fabric overlaid black rayon lining. Boat neckline. Extended shoulders. White sunburst design a...
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1940s Blue and Purple Floral Print Rayon Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Vintage Blue and Purple Floral Print Rayon Cocktail Dress with purple sequins. Dress has side zipper and belt with buttons at the back. ( there is a slight yellowing on the button) ...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

A Vintage 1940s Jeanne Paquin Sequin black Cocktail Dress
By Jeanne Paquin
Located in London, GB
A chic cocktail dress by French designer Jeanne Paquin. The dress is made of a wool crepe with black sequins sewn on in a squiggle pattern . It has a v neckline with shape at the sho...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1940s Dress
Located in London, GB
A chic dress with pockets from the 1940s. The dress has a v neckline with decorative buttons, and gathering on the shoulders. It has short sleaves, a side zip opening and two pocket...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

Ceil Chapman (Attributed) Vintage Black Cocktail Dress, 1940
By Ceil Chapman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a vintage black cocktail dress by Ceil Chapman, from the 1940's. It has ruching detail all over, a scoop neckline, and a zipper up the back. Measures: Length: 47" Bu...
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1940s Klafter & Sobel Navy Rayon Floral Crepe Dress with Corsage
Located in London, GB
A Klafter and Sobel navy rayon floral crepe dress from the 1940s with matching waist tie. This dress is versatile as it can be dressed up or down for both evening and day. The pretty...
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Dorthy O'Hara Vintage Black Cocktail Dress, Circa 1940
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a vintage black cocktail dress by Dorthy O'Hara, from the 1940's. The dress has 3/4 length sleeve, scoop neckline, and a zipper up the back. Measures: Length: 43 1/2" ...
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Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1940 Europe Amazing little summer dress with flowers on a gold background dating very propably from the Second World War. Clever print on silk satin cream with surreal pattern...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

  • Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
  • Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
  • Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
  • Surrealist Gold Printed Satin Dress Circa 1940
Size: Equivalent size 36 frensh
Incredible 1940s Nylon Jersey Swing Dress In A Spectacular Chartreuse and Floral
Located in San Francisco, CA
An incredible 1940s iconic swing style dress with uber 1940s styling details: square-cut neckline that begs for some coordinating dress clips, high structured shoulder pads for that ...
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1940s Eisenberg and Sons Gold Floral Print Silk Crepe Dress w/ Original Buttons
By Eisenberg
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fantastic and hard-to-find iconic 1940s Eisenberg and Sons gold and white floral print lightweight silk crepe dress: fitted shoulders with blouson bodice and sleeves with gathered ...
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COUTURE c.1940's Black Floral Chantilly Lace Illusion Top Cocktail Dress
Located in Thiensville, WI
Vintage Couture c.1940's black floral chantilly lace illusion top cocktail dress. Black large floral chantilly lace illusion top. Queen anne neckline with brown tulle at edge. Short ...
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1940s Adrian Magenta and Black Print Dress w Front Slit Diamond Inset and Gather
By Adrian
Located in San Francisco, CA
A stunning 1940s original Adrian design! A magenta and black "heraldry" paneled print crepe dress with sexy right side front slit and diamond shaped inset panel at abdomen, surround...
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John Galliano Christian Dior Size 10 Leopard Cheetah 1940s Style Silk Dress
By Christian Dior, John Galliano
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful JOHN GALLIANO for CHRISTIAN DIOR leopard print 40s style silk dress! Classic animal print on a luxurious silk that flows with the body like fluid!Chic ties at each exterior...
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1940s Black Crepe and Sequin Cocktail Skirt and Blouse Set
Located in Houston, TX
We LOVE this 1940s black silk skirt and blouse ensemble. The blouse is incredible; composed of slinky black silk, the blouse fits comfortably on the wearer. The structured shoulders ...
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1940s Orchid Print Rayon Crepe Dress W/ Dramatic Orchid Corsage
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Orchid print rayon crepe dress: Large-scale orchid print makes this fabulous V-neck dinner dress really pop! Long sleeves and a sarong-style pleated and gathered panel at sid...
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1940s Black Crepe Sheath Dress with Multi Color Sequins
By Eisenberg
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless and chic 1940s Eisenberg black crepe sheath dress featuring red, green, pink and purple floral sequins trough out. Both front and back neckline has key hole opening. Side me...
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1940s Vintage B. Altman & Co. Denim Chambray Dress w/ Horse Buttons
By B. Altman & Co.
Located in Chicago, IL
Incredible 1940s B. Altman & Co. Cotton Denim/Chambray dress, with horse buttons up bodice, and at sleeve cuffs! Beautiful lightweight fabric, with a flattering neckline, and full sk...
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Beautiful 1940s Vintage Royal Blue Silk Velvet Dress w/ Lace & Rhinestones
Located in Chicago, IL
A true beauty! This 1940s silk velvet dress features so much detail! Lace covered pocket at waist, encrusted with rhinestones. Shawl-like collar, with a matching adjustable belt. Bea...
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1940S Black Rayon Impressionist Floral Print Dress With Asymmetrical Peplum
Located in New York, NY
1940S Black Rayon Impressionist Floral Print Dress With Asymmetrical Peplum
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Dorothy O'hara Black Rayon Dress w/ Tuck Point Design, c 1940s
By Dorothy O'Hara
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a lovely vintage black rayon crepe dress by designer Dorothy O'Hara. It is knee length, with 3/4 sleeves and a great tuck pint design on the bodice, which gathers at the wais...
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1940s Black Crepe Long Sleeve Chic Asymmetrical Peplum Vintage 40s Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic 1940s black crepe long sleeve vintage 40s asymmetrical peplum dress! The perfect little black dress that exudes class and style. Flattering side peplum detail, with ruffle at wa...
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Rare 1940s Novelty Asian Print Avant Garde Silk Strong Shoulder Vintage Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare vintage mid 40s novelty Asian print strong shoulder silk dress! Features a warm marigold yellow color. Prints in red, green, blue, orange and ivory throughout. Metal zipper at t...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

Late 1940s Fred A. Block Black Crepe Shirtwaist Dress w Pale Blue Beaded Insets
Located in San Francisco, CA
A beautiful late 1940s Fred A. Block Original black rayon crepe shirtwaist-style cocktail dress with fitted waist (belt missing) and covered buttons down front to hip. Skirt is plea...
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Large Size 1940s Silver Grey and Black Silk + Velvet Flower 40s Vintage Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful 1940s silver and black silk and velvet dress! Little flowers printed throughout. Fitted bodice, with a forgiving full skirt. Black silk velvet portrait collar, with 13 blac...
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1940's Black Crepe Dress Elaborately Beaded Sheer Top
Located in New Hope, PA
A truly glamorous black crepe dress with a sheer panel embellished with scattered sequins, vertical rows of black sequins on the sleeves and bustline and a beautiful three dimension...
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1940s Iconic Adrian Original Cubist-Inspired Dress in Green Gray and Black Drape
By Adrian
Located in San Francisco, CA
Here's your chance to own a piece of classic Hollywood design! An iconic 1940s Adrian Original dress: The man who made Joan Crawford's shoulders famous designed this stunning silk ...
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1940’s Monica Black Dress With Cream Guipure Lace Underlay
By Monica
Located in London, GB
This beautiful vintage 1940s black organza dress features a unique guipure lace under layer in soft cream which is visible beneath the sheer fabric of the skirt, a pretty sweetheart ...
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Gorgeous Vintage Neiman Marcus 1940s Style Classic Black Dress w/ Rhinestones
By Neiman Marcus
Located in Chicago, IL
The BEST little black dress...EVER!!! This vintage Neiman Marcus beauty will surely get you through many emergency dress situations! Fitted bodice, with flutter sleeves, and gatherin...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

1940's IRENE LENTZ black dress with blouson silk chiffon overlay
By Irene Lentz
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Very rare black film noir dress with billowy silk chiffon overlay designed by Irene Lentz dating to the late 1940's. Fabulous cut including a corset with peaks at sides, billowy bish...
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Late 1940's Adele Simpson Cherry Red & Blue Satin Party Dress
By Adele Simpson
Located in Atlanta, GA
This early Adele Simpson design is the epitome of a fun party dress. The cherry red satin fabric is accented with navy blue flowers and provides the right amount of stiff structure ...
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Traina-Norell Black Satin Cocktail Dress,Drop Waist & Full Skirt xs
By I. Magnin, Traina-Norell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a wonderful vintage dress from designers Traina-Norell. It is made of a heavy black satin and has a fitted bodice, drop waist and very full skirt. There is a button front clo...
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1998 John Galliano Semi-Sheer 1940's Pin-Up Style Wiggle Mermaid Dress
By John Galliano
Located in Yukon, OK
DESIGNER: 1998 John Galliano Please contact for more information and/or photos. CONDITION: Excellent FABRIC: Wool & Viscose COUNTRY MADE: Italy SIZE: M MEASUREMENTS; provided a...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

F/W 1995 Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Black Ruched Wiggle 1940's Style Pin-Up Dress 44
By Dolce & Gabbana
Located in Yukon, OK
DESIGNER: F/W 1995 Dolce & Gabbana Please contact for more information and/or photos. CONDITION: Good- no flaws! FABRIC: Acetate- Nylon- Spandex COUNTRY MADE: Italy SIZE: 44- ru...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

1940s Black Crepe Cocktail Dress
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s black crepe cocktail dress featuring a decorative cutout neckline accented with soutache and beading extending the the cap sleeves. The skirt of the dress has three horizontal ...
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Vintage Black Crepe Dress with Sequin Detail
Located in London, GB
A black crepe dress with sequin trim by Schroder Wulf. This dress is sleavless with a round neckline, a bow at waist leval and asymetric layers . It is fully lined.
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40s Black Crepe A-Line Dress w/ Lace Collar Detail
Located in San Francisco, CA
40s Black Crepe A-Line Dress w/ Lace Collar Detail. Front button and metal zipper closure. Lace neckline detail over nude mesh. Dress in photo worn over petticoat for additional supp...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

Elizabeth Mason Couture Strapless Dress w/ Bolero Jacket
By Elizabeth Mason Couture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a "One Of A Kind" cocktail dress with matchin bolero jacket from Elizabeth Mason Couture. This dress is custom made from a 1940's dress kit/pattern, using a heavier weight ta...
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Dorothy O'Hara Vintage Black Lace Cocktail Dress, 1940s
By Dorothy O'Hara
Located in Sparks, NV
Extremely rare vintage 1940s Dorothy O'Hara cocktail dress in unworn condition with the original tags still attached! Nude illusion lace bustline and draped front. Details: Par...
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1940s Evening Dresses and Gowns

40s Black Crepe Halter Evening Gown with Green Sequined Embellishment on Bodice
Located in San Francisco, CA
40s Black Crepe Halter Evening Gown with Green Sequined Embellishment on Bodice. Peplum. Metal zipper up the side. Front dancing slit: 13 1/2 inches
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1940s Eisenburg Film Noir Cocktail Dress
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Film Noir Cocktail Dress. Designed by Eisenberg and Sons who are also famous fo their jewelry. Stunning 1940s dress with graduated gladiator panelling with gold lamé thread em...
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1940's Adrian Original Green Leaves Print Silk Cocktail Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Spectacular early 1940's femme-fatale cocktail dress by the famous Gilbert Adrian. He created the signature looks for the great Hollywood divas such as Garbo, Shearer, Crawford, Garl...
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1940's Howard Greer Navy-Blue Beaded Silk-Rayon Cocktail Dress
By Howard Greer
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Howard Greer was credited by Vogue with “a sixth sense about the fashion future.” He was the first major costume designer to take the leap of establishing his own couture house. Gree...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

RARE 1940s Linen dress with embroidery
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Gorgeous! 1940s white linen dress with purple flower embroidery. Bust: 36" Waist : 27" Hip: 43" Length from shoulder to hem: 45"
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1940s Heavily Beaded Ivory Rayon Crepe Cocktail Dress with Peplum Detail
Located in San Francisco, CA
A gorgeous 1940s silver bugle-bead and rhinestone studded rayon crepe cocktail dress in ivory. Buttons up back, front peplum detail. Peplum and hem are a matching scallop line.
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1940s Black crepe dress with multi color floral sequins
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful 1940s crepe with multi color floral sequin ( green, pink, purple, blue, and yellow) sequin is all over the front, back and sleeve V Neck Belt attached Size : 8 B: 3...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

1940's Chantilly-Lace Illusion One Shoulder Cocktail Wiggle Dress
By Beaumelle
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Exquisite late 1940's bombshell cocktail dress by the famous "Beaumelle" label. The bodice is an alluring one-shoulder sweetheart, low-cut plunge that falls into a heavily-sculpted h...
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1940s Burgundy velvet dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful vintage 1940s Burgundy velvet cocktail dress with creme dots. size: 6 14" - across shoulders/ Bust 38"/ W: 30"48" - (approx.) sweep at hem 12.5&quot...
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Vintage Dorothy O'Hara 1940's Origami Lace Cocktail Dress
By Dorothy O'Hara
Located in Sparks, NV
Museum quality 1940s Dorothy O'Hara black crepe cocktail dress with a lace bodice and pleated origami fan detailing at the bust. Dorothy O'Hara was a California designer who was know...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

1940s Martha Gale Brown Velvet Flower Embroidered Pocket Vintage 40s Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare 1940s MARTHA GALE chocolate brown velvet dress! Features soft brown velvet, with a pocket on the right side hip with hand embroidered bright flowers. Keyhole detail above the bu...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

Erik Schaix Cocktail dress, circa 1940 / 1960
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1940/1960 France Cocktail dress in emerald green silk ottoman from the 60s. Large matching matt and shiny braids in padded cords at the collar and cuffs. False low-waisted be...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

  • Erik Schaix Cocktail dress, circa 1940 / 1960
  • Erik Schaix Cocktail dress, circa 1940 / 1960
  • Erik Schaix Cocktail dress, circa 1940 / 1960
  • Erik Schaix Cocktail dress, circa 1940 / 1960
Size: Equivalent French Size 38/40
1940's Black Floral-Appliques Embroidered Rayon Peplum Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
An amazing and highly stylized 1940's cocktail dress by "Sobie & Davis". The silhouette is classic pin-up "femme fatale"; the skirt is deliciously lean but is cut on the bias so move...
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1940s Black crepe embroidered dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful 1940s Crepe dress with embroidered bodice. Dress comes with sash/belt. Bust : 33 Waist: 30 Hip :36 Fit best for US 2 or 4
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1940's Single Shoulder Black Crepe Cocktail Dress W/Front Slit & Silver Studs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1940's black single shoulder crepe cocktail dress w/front slit and silver studs across bodice and at waist. One shoulder features three straps, and the other is short sleeved. In exc...
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1940s Cocktail Dresses

1940's Adrian Original Black Rayon Cut-Out Hourglass Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Spectacular mid 1940's femme-fatale cocktail dress by the famous Gilbert Adrian. He created the signature looks for the great Hollywood divas such as Garbo, Shearer, Crawford, Garlan...
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