Dress in WWII era vintage inspired 1940s dresses then dance the night away swing dancing to the latest big bands. 1940s dresses are flattering with a modest top, a fitted waist, and a knee-length A-line skirt. The later ’40s saw the skirt narrow into the pencil or wiggle shape for a bit more Va Va Voom. Patriotic colors (red, white, blue, army green) were the most common during wartime while brighter pink, yellow, sage and sky blue cheered women up in the late years. Don’t forget prints were in! Small florals, polka dots, checks, and thin stripes added variety to a wardrobe. Read about 1940s Fashion history before you shop including the 10 best 1940s dress styles to wear.
40s dresses and clothing is a current trend thanks to the sexy pin up and classic Agent Carter inspiration. Casual 1940s swing dresses for dancing the Lindy hop, Jive and Balboa are on the rise around the world. We searched the web and found all of these 1940s dresses for sale online to make your search easier. We have more pages for plus size 40s dresses, evening dresses, UK shops, and daytime/tea dresses.
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