Vintage 1940s Red Crepe Swing Dress

Raleigh Vintage

A gorgeous 1940s crepe dress!   Soft rayon crepe in a muted red.  Shirtwaist styling with button front bodice.  Amazing triangular ruched detailing on the cap sleeves and around the waist.  Gathered skirt that has a fabulous swing - perfect for dancing. Tie belt.  Combination metal zip and snap side closure.



  • Label               Doris Dodson
  • Best fits           S (see measurements)
  • Circa               Late 1940s
  • Fabric              Rayon crepe

Condition      Overall excellent.  The dress shows extremely light, normal wear, but no issues to note.





  • Shoulders           16"
  • Bust                    36" (keep in mind the loose fit)
  • Drop waist          26"
  • Bodice length     15.5"
  • Skirt length         28"