Arrow Fat Left Icon Arrow Fat Right Icon Arrow Right Icon Cart Icon Close Circle Icon Expand Arrows Icon Facebook Icon Instagram Icon Pinterest Icon Twitter Icon Hamburger Icon Information Icon Down Arrow Icon Mail Icon Mini Cart Icon Person Icon Ruler Icon Search Icon Shirt Icon Triangle Icon Bag Icon Play Video
Use less text on mobile! Please email us if you need Expedited/Express shipping.

Dresses

Check out our selection of dresses from the Edwardian era to the 90s.
  • Vintage 50s Cream Brocade Wiggle Dress + Removable Over Skirt Peplum, Rockabilly Dress SZ M

    Vintage 50s Cream Brocade Wiggle Dress + Removable Over Skirt Peplum, Rockabilly Dress SZ M

    $ 100.00

    This is an amazing vintage cream brocade dress, fitted with cap sleeve.
    There is a removable pleated peplum with attached with belt buckle closure.
    Metal zipper at back.
    Straight fit dress with cap sleeve.
    Font bodice has darts coming up from the waist and at the bust line. This allows great fit and more room for the bust.
    There are darts at the back of the dress on the bodice.
    There are 2 pleats below waistband in the front of the dress.
    The dress is fabric lined.
    Super cute, very unusual.
    Has been cleaned, fresh and ready to wear.
    Dated late 40s early 50s.

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    Accessories not included in the sale. For styling purposes only.

    LABEL: Not marked

    SIZE: Approx M All sizing given is approximate. Remember this is measured on outside of dress.
    **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. Vintage sizes run smaller than today's brands. Items might run smaller than tags due to previous washing and sizing standards. You cannot rely on vintage tags for accurate sizing.

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: approx. 16.5"
    Underarm: at back 17.75" double to 35.5" measured at front: 17" double to 34" there is additional room for bust.
    Sleeve: Cap sleeve
    Waist: 14.25" double to 28.5"
    Shoulder to waistband measured at back of dress: 13"
    Hip: 19" double to 38"
    Length: 37"
    Peplum: Waist: 30" measured from belt buckle to end of the belt, Length: 13" at longest point in back

    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Cream, tone on tone brocade.
    MATERIAL: Not marked, a blend of some sort.
    CONDITION: Very clean. Has been cleaned. Fresh & ready to wear. Waistband on peplum is a bit darker, probably from age.
    There is some wear at the holes on the belt.

    CARE: Dry clean.

    Please remember that all vintage items are at least 20 years old. Usually, they have been worn, used, and loved. We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.

    SALES TAX
    We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.  

    All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Red Check Seersucker Belted Day Dress, Fit and Flare, Rockabilly 24

    Vintage 50s Red Check Seersucker Belted Day Dress, Fit and Flare, Rockabilly 24" Waist S

    $ 100.00

    Lightweight white seersucker dress with red check circles.
    Pointed collar.
    Short dolman cuffed sleeves with inset under the armpit for movement.
    Fabulous red and white buttons up the front. Tiny button at collar with a loop closure.
    Darts at the front and back of the bodice.
    Fitted waist with tiny pleats below. Fit and flare. Matching belt.
    Concealed pockets at side seams.
    There are two loops under the collar at the seam, maybe for a scarf or bandana. 
    Deep hemline.

    LABEL: No label. 

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 16"
    Underarm: 41"
    Sleeve: 12" neck seam to cuff.
    Waist: 24 1/2"
    Hip: free
    Length: 40"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: White, red. 
    MATERIAL: Seersucker, content not available.
    CONDITION:  Excellent, clean and ready to wear. The backing of the belt is breaking down a bit from use near the second hole, does not show through to the front. 
    CARE: Hand wash or dry clean.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    Please remember that all vintage items are at least 20 years old. Usually, they have been worn, used, loved, there may be minor flaws, as these pieces are not new. We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Silk Novelty Print Paris Theme Sleeveless Dress 26

    Vintage 50s Silk Novelty Print Paris Theme Sleeveless Dress 26" Waist

    $ 75.00

    Vintage 1950s cream silk sleeveless dress with Paris novelty print.
    Metal zipper at the left side of the dress. 
    Collar at V neckline.
    Darts at the front and back bodice. 
    Fitted waist, smocked detail at front waist, slightly gathered with concealed pockets beneath. 
    The back of the skirt has two flat panels, the front is slightly gathered under the smocking. 

    CONDITION:  Very good, there are pit stains. The dress has been dry cleaned. 

    LABEL: No label.

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 13"
    Underarm: 35"
    Sleeveless
    Waist: 26"
    Hip: free
    Length: 40"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Creamy beige, black, pink.
    MATERIAL: SIlk, metal zipper. 
    CONDITION:  Very good, there are pit stains. The dress has been dry cleaned. 
    CARE: Dry clean. 

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Pink Lace Strappy Dress + Jacket, Cocktail Party Suit Rhinestone Buttons,  25

    Vintage 50s Pink Lace Strappy Dress + Jacket, Cocktail Party Suit Rhinestone Buttons, 25" Waist

    $ 175.00

    Strappy dress with fitted waist, darts at bodice/bust to allow room for boobies.
    Darts below waistline for fit at hips.
    Dress is fabric lined, bodice has a secondary lining.
    There is boning along the front, back & sides of the dress to ensure nice fit.
    Metal zipper at back of dress.
    Straps of dress can be moved slightly up or down to adjust fit and length, by stitching them on interior of dress.
    Jacket is cropped and has a Peter Pan collar.
    Rhinestone buttons up the front.
    Long sleeves with rolled back cuffs. Glove length, not wrist length
    Darts at bust.
    This is a perfect outfit for a wedding, party & day to evening wear.

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    Accessories not included in sale. For styling purposes only.

    LABEL: Not marked.

    SIZE: All sizing given is approximate. Not marked - fits like S
    **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.

    MEASUREMENTS
    JACKET:
    Shoulder: 16"
    Underarm: 18 1/4" double to 36 1/2" Darts to allow room for bust.
    Sleeve: 19 3/4" *glove length
    Width at bottom: 14 1/2" double to 29"

    DRESS:
    Underarm: 15" double to 30" measured at back of dress. There is room at front of dress for bust.
    Waist: 12 1/2" double to 25" measured at back of dress.
    Strap to waistline measured at back of dress: 14 1/2"
    Hip: 19 1/2" double to 39"
    Length: 41 1/2"

    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Soft pink.
    MATERIAL: lace, other not marked. Metal zipper.
    CONDITION: Very good. Straps have been shortened by stitching them inside dress back. Can be unstitched to add extra length.
    CARE: Dry clean.


    Visit product page
  • Vintage Fit + Flare Floral Spaghetti Strap Dress Full Skirt 23-24

    Vintage Fit + Flare Floral Spaghetti Strap Dress Full Skirt 23-24" Waist Petite Junior XS

    $ 150.00

    Vintage 50s lovely floral pattern fit and flare dress with spaghetti straps.
    Ruched bodice, metal side zipper, hook + eyes at side.
    Full 68" sweep skirt, measured seam to seam.
    Lined bodice. 
    This dress runs small it was tight on the mannequin, we could not zip the zipper at the bodice. It is great for a lady with a small frame and bust. Probably a junior size. 

    LABEL: No Label. 

    SIZE: Fits like XS, probably a petite size. refer to measurements for accurate fit. 

    MEASUREMENTS
    Underarm: 15 1/2" seam to seam at the back,  16" seam to seam at the front. 
    Waist: 12" seam to zipper measured flat double to 23-24"
    Back to waist: 8 1/2"
    Hip: free
    Length: 42"
    Mannequin size: 2   Bust: 33"    Waist: 24"   Hip: 34"

    COLOR: Off white, blues, pinks, greens. 

    MATERIAL: Polished cotton, metal zipper, hook + eye.

    CONDITION:  Excellent. One spot on the interior bodice,  does not show through to the outside of the dress. 

    CARE: Dry clean. 

    We do our best to give accurate descriptions for each item.

    RETURNS: All vintage items are FINAL SALE. We do not accept returns.
    Please be sure to read item description and condition prior to purchase.


    SHIPPING & HANDLING
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING Available upon request.
    International Shipping: First Class Mail including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Al vintage pieces are one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    Thank you for visiting Papillon Vintage Shop.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Pink Grey Lace Day Dress, Pleated Skirt Pockets Cap Sleeves 26

    Vintage 50s Pink Grey Lace Day Dress, Pleated Skirt Pockets Cap Sleeves 26" Waist

    $ 95.00

    Vintage 1950s plaid day dress with buttons up the front and cuffed cap sleeves.
    Fitted waist, no stretch. Pleated skirt below the waist.
    Patch pockets accented with tiny lace details at the bodice.
    Beautiful pink buttons with rhinestone centers.
    Lace details on collar and bodice.

    LABEL: No label.

    SIZE:  Fits like S. All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 15"  approx.
    Underarm: 35"
    Cap sleeve: no shoulder seam.
    Waist: 26 1/2"
    Hip: free
    Length: 44"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Pink, grey, metallic silver. 
    MATERIAL: Cotton, plastic buttons with rhinestones. 
    CONDITION:  Excellent. One rhinestone missing from a button, it can be replaced. 
    CARE: Hand wash cold water, hang to dry. 

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

     We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 40s Sheer White Floral Print Day Dress, Peter Pan Collar + Bow at Neckline, S 25

    Vintage 40s Sheer White Floral Print Day Dress, Peter Pan Collar + Bow at Neckline, S 25" Waist

    $ 125.00

    Lovely floral print dress with purple, pink & blue flowers.
    Peter Pan collar, attached scarf tie. The tie is secured at the back of the neckline, it can be unstitched so that you can wear the dress without the tie/scarf.
    Buttons up the front bodice.
    Short sleeves with a rolled back cuff.
    Metal zipper at sie of the dress. 
    Loops for a belt, original belt not available. Ribbon belt comes with the dress. 

    LABEL: No label. 

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 15 1/2"
    Underarm:34"
    Sleeve: Cap
    Waist: 25"
    Hip: free.
    Length: 41"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: White, purple, pink blue flowers. 
    MATERIAL: Sheer, not marked. 
    CONDITION:  Excellent.
    CARE: Hand wash cold water or dry clean. 

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:  Please check with your local customs office prior to purchasing an item to find out what the duty will be. All duty, VAT & customs fees are the sole responsibility of the buyer.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    Please remember that all vintage items are at least 20 years old. Usually, they have been worn, used, loved, there may be minor flaws, as these pieces are not new. We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Pink Plaid Preppy Mini Dress + Peter Pan Collar, Cap Sleeve Rhinestone Buttons XS

    Vintage 50s Pink Plaid Preppy Mini Dress + Peter Pan Collar, Cap Sleeve Rhinestone Buttons XS

    $ 75.00

    Vintage 50s Purple pink plaid mini dress.

    Adorable plaid dress from the 50s.
    Accented with white cotton, lace and open work on bodice. 
    Darts at front at bustline.
    Fitted Waist, gathered around hips.
    Metal zipper at back.
    black buttons with rhinestones at front.

    LABEL: Not marked

    SIZE:   Fits like  XS  
    *might  be junior sizing

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 13.5"
    Underarm: 17.5" double to 35"
    Actual waist:  24.75"
    Hip: Free
    Sleeve: Inset small cap sleeve
    Length: 33"

    * Please verify all measurements as vintage sizes vary from modern sizing charts. All measurements taken with garment lying flat, double at waist, hips & underarms for proper fit. Allow room for movement, at least an inch at the waist & hips.

    COLOR: Multicolored plaid - White, black, purple, pink, green. Black buttons with rhinestones.

    MATERIAL: Cotton, rhinestone buttons, metal zipper, lace

    CONDITION: Excellent. Missing one button at front bib

    CARE: Dry clean

    Please remember that all vintage items are at least 20 years old. Usually, they have been worn, used, and loved. We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke-free environment.

    FInal sale. 


    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Embroidered Coral Linen Dress, Peter Pan Collar Day Dress  30

    Vintage 50s Embroidered Coral Linen Dress, Peter Pan Collar Day Dress 30" Waist M

    $ 60.00

    Vintage 1950s straight fit dress with tone on tone embroidered details. 
    Short sleeves, pockets at the front.
    Metal zipper at back.
    Collar and pockets accented with satin on edges.
    Embroidered linen.

    LABEL: Not marked

    SIZE: Not marked fits like M  *refer to measurements for proper fit.
    .
    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 14"
    Underarm: 18" double to 36"
    Waist: 15" double to 30"
    Hip: 19" double to 38"
    Length: 45 1/2"

    COLOR: Rose-coral

    MATERIAL: Linen - embroidered, metal zipper

    CONDITION: Very good.

    CARE: Dry Clean

    Final sale. 

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Ribbon 3 Piece Suit Mink Collar, Taupe Sleeveless Top Skirt Cropped Jacket M

    Vintage 50s Ribbon 3 Piece Suit Mink Collar, Taupe Sleeveless Top Skirt Cropped Jacket M

    $ 150.00

    Vintage late 50s early 60s ribbon constructed 3 piece suit including - 
    Cropped top, Cropped jacket with mink collar and a straight skirt.
    Cropped top has a metal zipper up the entire back. Sleeveless and scoop neckline. Darts at bust, unlined. 
    The skirt is straight, lined in acetate, has a metal zipper at the side, 1" waistband with hook and eye closure. Darts at front and back.
    The jacket is crepe lined, 3/4 sleeve, double breasted with covered buttons and a lovely mink collar. 

    LABEL: No Label

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS
    JACKET - 
    Shoulder: 15"
    Underarm: 40"
    Sleeve: 14 1/2"
    Waist: 38"
    Length: 19"
    SKIRT-
    Waist: 28"
    Hip: 38"
    Length: 29"  including 1" waistband.
    TOP-
    Shoulder: 14 1/2"
    Underarm: 38"
    Length: 17 1/2"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Taupe ribbon, blond mink.
    MATERIAL: Ribbon construction, fabric lined, mink collar. 
    CONDITION:  Excellent.
    CARE: Dry clean. 

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Chiffon Blue Flower Party Dress, Fitted 25

    Vintage 50s Chiffon Blue Flower Party Dress, Fitted 25" Waist XS/S

    $ 150.00

    Super pretty vintage party dress with chiffon overlay over the printed floral ground. Short sleeves.
    Fitted waist, Darts at bustline and a back of bodice. Full skirt with tulle under the skirt. Metal zipper up the back.
    Satin ribbon accent which ties at the back of the dress. Tiny pleats in the chiffon below the waist. 
    Lovely for parties, weddings and summer gatherings. 
    Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    SIZE: All sizing given is approximate. Marked 11 fits like XS/S 
    **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. 

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 14.75" seam to seam
    Underarm: 17" double to 34" There is more room for bust due to darts.
    Sleeve: 4.75"
    Waist: 12.5" double to 25"
    Hip: free
    Length: 40"
    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34" 

    COLOR: Baby blue chiffon, blue, aqua, green, white.

    MATERIAL: Cotton, chiffon.

    CONDITION: Excellent.

    CARE: Dry clean.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING: Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance. 
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available. 


    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws. 

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Teal Purple Print Dress, Fit and Flare Full Skirt Fitted 26

    Vintage 50s Teal Purple Print Dress, Fit and Flare Full Skirt Fitted 26" Waist

    $ 125.00

    Pretty dress from the 1950's with a modern brushstroke style floral pattern.
    Rounded neckline, short sleeves.
    Metal zipper at back.
    Fitted waist with gathers below.
    Full skirt.
    Looks as if it was handmade. Nicely done.

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    Accessories are not included in the sale they are for styling purposes only.

    LABEL: Not marked.

    SIZE: All sizing given is approximate.
    **Refer to measurements for an accurate fit. Vintage sizes run smaller than today's brands, items might run smaller than tags due to previous washing and sizing standards. You cannot rely on vintage tags for accurate sizing.

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 16" approx.
    Underarm: 16" double to 32" darts allow room for bust.
    Sleeve: 6" neckline to hem cap sleeve
    Waist: 13" flat double to 26"
    Hip: free
    Length: 43"
    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Turquoise blue, purple, white, gray. **Color is off in the photos.
    MATERIAL: Not marked, probably a poly blend, metal zipper.
    CONDITION: Excellent. Looks as if it might have been handmade. Nicely done.
    CARE: Professionally dry clean.

    Please remember that all vintage items are at least 20 years old. Usually, they have been worn, used, and loved, there may be minor flaws, as these pieces are not new. We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We repair seams and tighten buttons. All pieces are wearable unless otherwise noted. Refer to condition for additional information. We are a smoke free environment.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.

    SALES TAX
    We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.  

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 60s Sheer Blue Floral Print Chiffon Party Dress, by Lucinda 27

    Vintage 60s Sheer Blue Floral Print Chiffon Party Dress, by Lucinda 27" Waist

    $ 75.00

    Vintage 1960s sheer chiffon dress with lovely watercolor style floral print.
    Shirred sleeves, above the elbows. 
    Fitted waist, small pleats below the waistline.
    Darts at the front and back bodice.
    Zipper up the back.
    Fabric lining is an accent color. 

    LABEL: Lucinda of California

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 16"
    Underarm: 37"
    Sleeve: 13" neckline to hem. 
    Waist: 27 1/2"
    Hip: free
    Length: 42 1/2"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Blues, greens, mauve fabric lining. 
    MATERIAL: Floral print sheer chiffon overlay, acetate lining. 
    CONDITION: Very good. Has been professionally dry cleaned. 
    CARE: Dry clean. 

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Strapless Dress + Lace Accents, Party Dress Fitted 25

    Vintage 1940s Navy Blue Strapless Dress + Lace Accents, Party Dress Fitted 25" Waist S

    $ 100.00

    This is a lovely simple strapless linen dress accented with cream lace banding along the top.
    Fitted waist, slightly flared A-line skirt,
    Metal zipper at side.
    Stays in bust line for stability and shaping.
    Curved seams at the bodice to accommodate bust.

    We date this dress late 40s early 50s.

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    LABEL: No labels

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate.

    **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. Vintage sizes run smaller than today's brands. Items might run smaller than tags due to previous washing and sizing standards. You cannot rely on vintage tags for accurate sizing. 

    MEASUREMENTS
    Underarm: 16"
    Waist: 12 1/2" double to 25"
    Hip: 21"
    Length: 37"

    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2,  Bust - 33"  Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Navy blue, cream lace.

    MATERIAL: Not marked, probably a linen-poly or rayon blend.

    CONDITION:  Very good.

    CARE: Dry clean.

    We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke-free environment.

    Final Sale.

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Turquoise Shirtwaist Fit and Flare, Factor of Boston 26

    Vintage 50s Turquoise Shirtwaist Fit and Flare, Factor of Boston 26" Waist

    $ 65.00

    This is a fabulous shirtdress from the 1950s. Accented with little flowers and stripes.
    The pattern is reminiscent of Lanz florals.
    Button up front with brass buttons.
    Inverted pleat detail at bodice back + 3 small brass buttons.
    Fitted waist with pleats below waist. Belt loops, original belt missing.
    Very nice fullness to skirt.
    Sleeves are cut from same piece as bodice, not inset.
    Fabric feels as if it still has the sizing or has been starched.
    Lovely dress in amazing condition.

     **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

     LABEL: Factor of Boston.

     SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate. Fits like S

    MEASUREMENTS **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. 
    Shoulder: 15"
    Underarm: 18"  double to 36 * there is room for bust due to darts
    Sleeve: 21" from neckline to hem. 3/4 length sleeves.
    Waist: 13 1/4"  double to 26 1/2"
    Neckline seam to waist, measured at back: 15 1/2"
    Hip: free
    Length: 39"

     Mannequin measurements:   Size 2,  Bust - 33"  Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Aqua, green, blue, purple.

    MATERIAL: Cotton, metal buttons.

    CONDITION:  Excellent.

    CARE: Dry clean.

    Final Sale.

    Visit product page
  • 60s Green + Blue Floral Spaghetti Strap Party Dress 27.5

    60s Green + Blue Floral Spaghetti Strap Party Dress 27.5" Waist M

    $ 60.00

    This is a pretty blue and green jacquard weave dress with a fitted waist, spaghetti straps, and zipper at the back.
    The pattern is a floral jacquard weave with a slight sheen. It looks like satin. 
    Darts at the front bodice. Pleats below the waist the front and back skirt of the dress.
    The dress is lined. 
    The dress was pinned on the mannequin to show better fit. 

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    LABEL: No label.

    SIZE: Fits like M All sizing given is approximate. **Refer to measurements for an accurate fit. 

    MEASUREMENTS
    Underarm: 18" double to 36"
    Waist: 13.75" double to 27.5" 
    Hip: free
    Length: 39"
    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34" 

    COLOR: Blue and green. 

    MATERIAL: Jacquard weave, green and blue. Content not marked.

    CONDITION: Very good. Wear on piping on the waistband, refer to the last photo. 

    CARE: Dry Clean.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING: Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance. 

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws. 

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.swimwear 

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Black White Fit + Flare Dress, V Neckline 3/4 Sleeve SZ M 29

    Vintage 50s Black White Fit + Flare Dress, V Neckline 3/4 Sleeve SZ M 29" Waist Laurie Jane

    $ 75.00

    This is a lovely black & white dress from the 1950s. Deep V neckline.
    Buttons up the front with matching self-covered fabric buttons.
    Concealed pockets at seams.
    Full flared skirt.
    Inset raglan sleeve, 3/4 length with rolled back cuff.
    There are lovely details in the dress with darts at bust line for a better fit.
    The dress is fully lined.
    Beautiful movement.

    **Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    LABEL: an exclusive by Laurie Jane NY

    SIZE:  All sizing given is approximate. 

    MEASUREMENTS **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. 

    Shoulder: 15"
    Underarm: 21"
    Sleeve: 22" neckline seam to cuffed hem.
    Waist: 14 3/4"  double to 29 1/2"
    Hip: free
    Length: 45"

    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2,  Bust - 33"  Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Black, white - tiny woven checks. Black lining.

    MATERIAL: Not indicated. Might be a cotton rayon blend.

    CONDITION:  Excellent. Has a faint spot on the front. Has been professionally dry cleaned.

    CARE: Dry Clean.

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 40s Pink Black Striped Party Dress, Short Petal Sleeves,  Aldrich Original 25

    Vintage 40s Pink Black Striped Party Dress, Short Petal Sleeves, Aldrich Original 25" Waist

    $ 100.00

    Vintage late 40s early 50s black dress with lovely soft pink stripes.
    The skirt is fabricated with stripes running horizontally and vertically.
    Short petal sleeves.
    Square neckline. Darts at the bust and from the waist on the bodice front and back. 
    Two inches below the natural waist, the skirt has small gathers and creates a dropped waist effect. 
    Metal zipper at the left hand side. 

    LABEL: An Aldrich Original.
    Tag: Style 506, Size 12, #31235

    SIZE: Marked 12 fits like S   Refer to measurements for accurate fit. 

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 14 1/4"
    Underarm: 36"
    Sleeve: 6" 
    Waist: 25"   Dropped waist detail 27".
    Hip: free
    Length: 43"
    Mannequin size: 2   Bust: 33"    Waist: 24"   Hip: 34"

    COLOR: Black, Pink.

    MATERIAL: Not marked, looks like a taffeta, possibly Acetate, metal zipper. 

    CONDITION:  Very good. There are a few places in the front bodice where the fabric is thinning, it does not show unless you hold the dress to the light. There are several small holes in the skirt at the back of the dress. 

    CARE: Dry clean. 

    We do our best to give accurate descriptions for each item.

    RETURNS: All vintage items are FINAL SALE. We do not accept returns.
    Please be sure to read item description and condition prior to purchase.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING Available upon request.
    International Shipping: First Class Mail including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Al vintage pieces are one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    Thank you for visiting Papillon Vintage Shop.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Teal + Black Striped Party Dress Rhinestone Buttons 30

    Vintage 50s Teal + Black Striped Party Dress Rhinestone Buttons 30" Waist

    $ 120.00

    Vintage 1950s party dress with a collar, black rhinestone buttons up the front.
    Fitted waist, flared skirt. Small concealed pocket at right side seam.
    3/4 length cuffed dolman sleeves.
    The fabric is a horizontal stripe with a very slight sheen (sharkskin) and good structure. 

     LABEL: No Label. 

    SIZE: Marked size 12, fits like M 

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 15"
    Underarm: 39"
    Sleeve: 19 1/4" neckline to hem.
    Waist: 30 1/2" 
    Hip: free
    Length: 40"
    Mannequin size: 2   Bust: 33"    Waist: 24"   Hip: 34"  **dress was pinned on the mannequin to show better fit. 

    COLOR: Black, teal. 

    MATERIAL: Not marked, looks like taffeta, possibly Acetate. 

    CONDITION:  Very good, Small damage on left sleeve on the cuff (refer to photo). Missing one button. 

    CARE: Dry clean. 

    We do our best to give accurate descriptions for each item.

    RETURNS: All vintage items are FINAL SALE. We do not accept returns.
    Please be sure to read item description and condition prior to purchase.


    SHIPPING & HANDLING
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING Available upon request.
    International Shipping: First Class Mail including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Al vintage pieces are one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    Thank you for visiting Papillon Vintage Shop.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Black Silk Rayon Dress W/ Embroidered Flowers, Cowl Neckline + Belt  36

    Vintage 50s Black Silk Rayon Dress W/ Embroidered Flowers, Cowl Neckline + Belt 36" Waist

    $ 75.00

    This is a lovely silk/rayon dress from the 1950s.
    Accented with pretty embroidered floral appliques.
    Cowl neckline, short sleeves, loose fit at waist. Matching belt to adjust waist size.
    Metal zipper at back.
    Fully fabric lined.
    Lovely dress, perfect for many occasions.

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    LABEL: Made in Italy for Bullocks Wilshire.

    SIZE: All sizing given is approximate. Marked size 14   Check those measurements!

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 15"
    Underarm: 19 1/2" double to 39"
    Sleeve: 7 1/2"
    Waist: 18" double to 36"
    Hip: 20 3/4" double to 41 1/2"
    Length: 41"

    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34"
    +Dress was pinned on the mannequin for better fit.

    COLOR: Black, appliques - red, yellow, green.

    MATERIAL: 95% rayon,5% Silk, rayon lining, metal zipper. The fabric has a texture typical to silk.

    CONDITION: Excellent.

    CARE: Dry clean.


    Visit product page
  • Vintage Black Country Western Swing Skirt Square Dance Dress Metallic Trim Waist 26

    Vintage Black Country Western Swing Skirt Square Dance Dress Metallic Trim Waist 26"-28"

    $ 50.00

    Vintage country western square dance dress.

    Very cute black square dance dress with large puff sleeves.
    Fitted waist with elastic stretches 26"- 28".
    Full skirt, great movement.
    Accented with pretty soft pink lace with metallic accents, and white trim with metallic silver & gold flowers.
    Darts at front of dress coming up from waist, allows room for bust.
    Metal zipper at back.
    Super cute for dancing, parties and festivals!

    **All of our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.
    Accessories not included in sale. For styling purposes only.

    LABEL: Bettina of Miami, RN 22833

    SIZE: All sizing given is approximate. Marked 16 fits like M
    **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. Vintage sizes run smaller than today's brands. Items might run smaller than tags due to previous washing and sizing standards. You cannot rely on vintage tags for accurate sizing.

    MEASUREMENTS
    Shoulder: 15 1/2"
    Underarm: 20 1/2"
    Sleeve: 9"
    Waist: 13" double to 26" + there is elastic in waist stretches to 28"
    Hip: free
    Length: 38 1/2"
    Mannequin measurements: Size 2, Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Black, trim in white, metallic silver + gold, and palest pink.
    MATERIAL: Not marked - cotton or cotton blend.
    CONDITION: Excellent. Elastic in sleeves is loose probably broken down from age, can easily be replaced if you want them tighter.
    CARE: Machine wash cold water, hang to dry.

    Please remember that all vintage items are at least 20 years old. Usually they been worn, used, and loved. There may be minor flaws, as these pieces are not new. We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please check with your local customs office prior to purchasing an item to find out what the duty will be. All duty, VAT & customs fees are the sole responsibility of the buyer. Please do not request that we mark as a gift or undervalue item on customs document. Any item that has not been claimed with unpaid customs fees will be returned to us. The buyer is fully responsible for all shipping fees to have the item reshipped to their destination. If item is unclaimed it shall be returned to our stock without a refund. NO EXCEPTIONS.

    SALES TAX
    We collect sales tax for sales in California, this tax is paid to the State incompliance with local tax laws. No taxes are collected from buyers in other states.

    RETURNS/POLICIES
    All vintage items are final sale.
    Please refer to store policies for more specifics. Your purchase is an acceptance of these policies.

    SOCIAL MEDIA for new listings and deals:
    instagram.com/papillonvintageshop
    facebook.com/papillonvintageshop
    pinterest.com/papillonvintageshop
    twitter.com/papillonvtgshop
    PapillonVintageShop-PVS.tumblr.com

    Visit product page
  • Teena Paige Vintage 50s Black Velvet Party Dress, Fitted Waist Puff Sleeves Fit and Flare XS

    Teena Paige Vintage 50s Black Velvet Party Dress, Fitted Waist Puff Sleeves Fit and Flare XS

    $ 50.00

    Lovely vintage 1950s black velvet party dress by Teena Paige.
    Puff sleeves, ruched bustline, dropped fitted waist with full skirt below.
    Tiny satin trim at neckline, Sleeves, and waist.
    Scoop neckline front and back. Metal zipper at the back.

    LABEL: Teena Paige Fashions.

    SIZE:  Fits like XS/S  All sizing given is approximate.  **Refer to measurements for accurate fit.
    MEASUREMENTS  *This is a Junior size cut dress. 
    Shoulder:  15"
    Underarm: 32"
    Sleeve: 6"
    Empire waist: 27"   Actual waist:  27"
    Hip: free
    Length: 42"
    Mannequin measurements:   Size 2, Bust - 33"   Waist - 24"   Hips - 34"

    COLOR: Black.

    MATERIAL: Black velvet. *photos lightened to show details. The dress is a true black color.

    CONDITION: Very good, there is some loss of plush from the velvet in the front near the left sleeve. Refer to the last photo. 
    CARE: Dry clean.

    SHIPPING & HANDLING:
    Domestic Shipping: Priority Mail including free tracking and insurance.
    International Shipping: First Class including tracking & insurance as available.

    SALES TAX: We collect sales tax for sales in California in compliance with local tax laws.

    RETURNS/POLICIES: All vintage items are FINAL SALE.

    Our pieces are legitimate vintage, one of a kind, one piece only for sale.

    We try to give very accurate descriptions for each item. We are a smoke free environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit product page
  • Vintage 50s Black Sheer Cocktail Party Dress Rhinestone Accents, Sheer Full Sleeves, 25

    Vintage 50s Black Sheer Cocktail Party Dress Rhinestone Accents, Sheer Full Sleeves, 25" Waist XS/S

    $ 375.00

    Gorgeous evening cocktail dress from the 50s.
    Fitted waist with 2 rhinestone buttons at bodice.
    Nude lined sheer chiffon sleeves, accented with prong set rhinestones. Rounded at the shoulder area.
    Top of bodice at front & back accented with prong set rhinestones & nude lining.
    Darts at front to accommodate bust.
    Full skirt with three layers.
    Fully lined bodice, hand finished at waistline.
    Elastic at hemline in sleeves.
    Notched collar and slit open at back.
    Back of neckline closes with hooks & eye.
    Dated late 40s early 50s.

    Final Sale, no returns on this dress.

    LABEL: Not marked

    SIZE: Fits like XS/S

    MEASUREMENTS **Refer to measurements for accurate fit. 
    Shoulder: 17" - rounded shoulder
    Underarm: 17"
    Sleeve: 25" from neckline to hem - inset raglan sleeve
    Waist: 12 3/4" (fitted) no give.  Double to 25 1/2"
    Hip: Free
    Length: 50"
    Mannequin measurements: Size 2 Bust - 33" Waist - 24" Hips - 34" 


    COLOR: Black chiffon, nude lined sleeves & top, rhinestones

    MATERIAL: Black chiffon, prong set metal backed rhinestones

    CONDITION: Excellent

    CARE: Dry clean

     

     

    Visit product page