Original Vintage 1920's Flapper Dress -Charleston


Price £850.00
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Original Vintage 1920's Flapper Dress -Charleston

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Original Vintage 1920's Flapper Dress -Charleston

Stunning 20's 'shift dress' with flowing chiffon skirt and luxurious brocade tabard bodice.

A two-layered masterpiece in black chiffon. The skirt is attatched to a plain slip inner bodice. It is cleverly cut flat fronted with a flowing swagger at the hem and 2 cheeky little frills at the hip on each side. The loose tabard, worn over the inner bodice, is attatched at the shoulder and sweepsdown to a point at the hip back and front. This is then finished with another sexy black chiffon frill.

A most beautiful piece of 30's design is this stunning lamé brocade and metalic woven trip layer. A bold leaf design with huge jungle leaves and black tropical flowers . Lavish peacock blues, turquoise, Bronzes, golds and blacks.

A simple cut with delicately bound scoop neck and armholes and a skirt that dances as you walk. This dress is in wonderful vintage condition; The black chiffon is dense and the brocade is fantasically vivid and bright.

Actual dress measurements;
Bust 36" / 91.5cm

Hips 40"/101.5cm

Neck to Hem 52"
(remember these dresses were worn loose )

We pack all our clothes carefully in tissue and ship promptly, so you can be confident that you'll receive it safely and quickly!

Wear vintage and stand out from the crowd - see my other listings for more great original vintage clothes from the 20's - 80's.

Terms of Sale

We are committed to the highest standards in authenticity and preparation of the vintage clothes we sell, and do our best to ensure that you won't find any unexpected problems with them.

But these are always one-off items, with non-standard sizing and around 40 to 80 years old, so only rarely will they be in mint condition.

Bearing all that in mind, we want you to be thrilled with anything you buy from us, so if you have any reason to think that it is not right, please drop us a line. We will always accept returns (14 days, and you will need to pay the return postage cost) and can either exchange for an alternative (in which case, we'll cover the cost of shipping the exchange item to you) or give a refund on the cost of the item (the shipping charge will then normally be deducted from the refund you receive).


The actual dress measurements are specified in my listing above.

A good way to check sizing is to use the measurements provided to compare against a similar dress of your own which you know fits you well.

I do give dress sizes for guidance, and just so you know, this is how I work it out:

UK size Bust in cm Waist in cm Hips in cm Euro size
8 80 - 84 62 - 66 87 - 91 36
10 84 - 88 66 - 70 91 - 96 38
12 88 - 92 70 - 75 96 - 101 40
14 92 - 97 75 - 80 101 - 106 42
16 97 - 102 80 - 85 106 - 111 44
18 102 - 107 85 - 91 111 - 116 46


Our ethos is all about true period vintage clothing of the highest quality; we do not sell any retro reproductions and everything is to the best of our knowledge a genuine item of the period described. Every item is laundered or dry cleaned if possible and checked carefully, with skilled repair if needed, so that it is presented to you in the best possible condition.

These are the descriptions we’ve used in our listings:


Flawless vintage item with no flaws, wear or repairs


Remarkable condition for its age; may have minor signs of wear and minor flaws as noted, but absolutely wearable as is (may have had skilled repairs or alterations)

Very Good

Wearable as is; but with signs of wear and flaws generally as noted


Visible wear and minor flaws, may benefit from further optional repairs, but generally still wearable