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1950s Style Black Cotton Sateen Scallop Brenda Swing Dress
1950s Style Black Cotton Sateen Scallop Brenda Swing Dress
ITEM #:P547
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Regular Price: $122.00

Special Price $104.00

Regular Price: $122.00

Special Price $104.00

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Swing your way across the dance floor at your prom or other formal event with this 1950s Brenda swing dress from Unique Vintage. This ladylike black cotton dress features a classic 1950s-style swing shape with a slim, cinched waist, boat neckline and dramatically flared swing skirt with layers of lace peeking out from underneath. Its perfectly tailored construction creates an hourglass shape that will flatter any figure and turn you into a true vintage bombshell. Slight scalloped edges across the neck give the otherwise simple dress a bit of eye-catching detail, and it although the neckline is fairly modest in the front, it dips slightly into a V-shape in the back to show just a slight peek of skin. Because it’s made of 97% cotton, the Brenda scallop dress is comfortable enough to wear all year round.
Crinoline added for volume, sold separately.

THE LOOK

FEATURES

Made in the USA
97% Cotton 3% Spandex
Hand Wash Cold/Tumble Dry Low
Back Center Zipper
Unlined
Material Provides Minimal Stretch
Crinoline Added For Volume, Sold Separately

SIZING

For tips on how to use this chart, please see our Sizing Guide.
All measurements are in inches.

Size Numeric Bust Waist Hips Length
XS - 32 24 36 43
S - 34 26 38 43
M - 36 28 40 43
L - 38 30 42 43
XL - 40 32 44 43

Customer Reviews

Overall Ratings
Based On 11 reviews

Fit

Just Right

s

04/29/2014 01:48 PM

Fit

Size: Medium I just recieved this dress and I'm overall very happy with it. The length and fit is very beautiful and flattering. However there were a few minor surprises: the description shows that it's an off-the-shoulder neckline, which in part is why I bought it, but it naturally sits at my shoulder, not off-the-shoulder. In fact, when I try to give it the off-the-shoulder look, it pushes the fabric at the bust down which is not flattering, nor does it stay in place. Anyhow, even worn at the shoulder it is still very beautiful. Another small surprise is the fabric is a lot lighter than expected. It is a light weight cotton sateen. I thought the fabric weight would be a little heavier than it really is, but this is not a complaint just something to note when buying. In fact it is a great weight if wearing it in warmer weather because it's light. What's really great about this dress is that because it's cotton, it can be worn casual with flats and casual accessories without the petticoat, or it can be dressed up with the petticoat, heels and jewelry and it will look very formal. It's very versatile. I purchased the knee length crinoline petticoat which gives the skirt a flattering full bodied look, especially pretty with the fitted top. Overall this is a great buy!

lulu

11/09/2012 11:53 AM

Fit

Love love love this dress! You have to wear it with the crinoline petty coat! Otherwise the dress looks to flat and the gathers make you look "thick" around the waist. I got so many compliments when I wore this dress to a wedding that I officiated.

maria

07/03/2015 12:04 AM

Fit

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS DRESS!!!! I wore this dress to my Prom and I received soooo many compliments:) People kept telling me how classy and beautiful I looked. I had such a blast on the dance floor; so much fun to spin in! This dress is very comfortable and easy to move in. Very impressed! Thank you Unique Vintage for making my Prom truly special!

Dallas L.

12/03/2012 02:51 PM

Fit

I ordered this dress for a special occasion business dinner with my husband's company...I needed it FAST, and I needed it to FIT! Not only did they get it to me before I needed it...but it fits like a glove! It is true to size. I feel like I just walked off a movie set from the '50s. I was concerned that the bodice would be too roomy, as my "girls" are a bit on the skinny side, but the sizing is perfect. The petticoat is a MUST. This dress is perfect for any event.

Ariela

06/17/2014 08:07 PM

4'11"
30D
24
31

Fit

I got this to wear to my sister's wedding (she requested black). Fits absolutely perfectly, and with a petticoat the skirt is so much fun to twirl. I have worn it several times since. The one thing I would note is that the straps sit really wide on the shoulder, so you'll want to wear it with a strapless bra

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