Vintage 1950s style dresses


To all our beautiful customers, despite lockdown 3.0 we are still open and operating our normal business hours.

British Retro is a proud independent brand and we manufacture all our clothing in one of the oldest factories left in London, UK. We do not mass produce and our vintage dresses, and 50s style skirts are only available here!

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British Retro – 1950’s Vintage Clothing

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1950’s Vintage Clothing

British Retro is a sartorial love letter to the golden age of glamour and finesse. We specialise in making replica vintage clothing from the 1950s. We design and make all our vintage clothing in London. The perfect Vintage dresses for all your needs.

Here at British Retro we specialise in fabulous, vintage inspired clothing from the good old days. Our UK Vintage Dresses are sold at affordable prices and beautifully made in our London factory, our gorgeous unique retro clothing will transport you back to a time of elegance and finesse with a touch of naughty pin up cheekiness.

You find out more about our NEW swing dresses, pencil dresses and vintage skirts and more … Here.

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