• Our classic swishy Bonny skirt, is made from an easy care, warm feel woven Wallace tartan. She has lashings of fabric and all the checks have been carefully matched on the seams. There is a side zip which fastens with a rustic silver metal button and loops on the waist so you can wear with/without your own belt. This skirt looks great worn on it's own but can be dressed up by popping one of our black petticoats underneath to create the perfect 50s look. The petticoat is sold separately. The fabric is non-stretch so to ensure you choose the correct size please refer to our size chart below. The total length of the skirt is 29", but the length of the skirt section is 27"
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm
    14 42 10 32"/81cm
    16 44 12 34"/86cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm
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  • The classic British Retro skirt is back in her full, swishy glory. Our Bonny full circle skirt is made from an easy care, medium woven Cornish tartan with lashings of fabric and all the checks have been carefully matched on the seams. She fastens with a rustic silver metal button and also has loops on the waist so you can add your own belt. Fabric: 65% Polyester, 35% Viscose This skirt looks great worn on it's own but can be dressed up by popping one of our black petticoats underneath to create the perfect 50s look and a black 50s beret. The petticoat is sold separately. The fabric is non-stretch so to ensure you choose the correct size please refer to our size chart below. The total length of the skirt is 29", but the length of the skirt section is 27"
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm
    14 42 10 32"/81cm
    16 44 12 34"/86cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm
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  • The classic British Retro skirt is back in her full, swishy glory. Our Bonny full circle skirt is made from an easy care, warm feel woven tan tartan with lashings of fabric and all the checks have been carefully matched on the seams. She fastens with two brass buttons and also has loops on the waist so you can add your own belt. This skirt looks great worn on it's own but can be dressed up by popping one of our ivory petticoats underneath to create the perfect 50s look. The petticoat is sold separately. The fabric is non-stretch so to ensure you choose the correct size please refer to our size chart below. The total length of the skirt is 29", but the length of the skirt section is 27"
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm
    14 42 10 32"/81cm
    16 44 12 34"/86cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm
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  • Lovingly made in the UK. Swish & swirl to your heart’s content in our full circle Bonny swing skirt. This skirt is made from an easy care, warm feel, woven Lindsay Tartan with lashings of fabric. All the checks have been carefully matched on the seams and there is a side metallic fastening button with a zip. It also comes with belt loops so can be worn with a belt up to 2 inches wide. This skirt looks great worn on it's own but can be dressed up by popping one of our Black petticoats underneath to create the perfect 50s look. The petticoat is sold separately. The fabric is non-stretch so to ensure you choose the correct size please refer to our size chart below. The total length of the skirt is 29", but the length of the skirt section is 27"
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm
    14 42 10 32"/81cm
    16 44 12 34"/86cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm
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  • Designed & manufactured in the UK  Our adorable 1950’s style 'Dixie Doll' pinafore strap skirt, has adjustable and detachable braces with 4 functional silver-toned buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the straps. It is made from a warm feel, soft woven, traditional Black Watch tartan, perfect to keep you warm and cosy whilst still maintaining a demure elegant look. This skirt is tight fitting so will really embrace your curves, but only has little stretch therefore please measure yourself and compare these to our size chart before buying. Fabric composition: 63% Polyester, 34% Viscose, 3% Elastane.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm 35"/89cm 28"/71cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm 37"/94cm 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm 39"/99cm 28"/71cm
    14 44 12 32"/81cm 41"/104cm 28"/71cm
    16 46 14 34"/86cm 43"/109cm 28"/71cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm 45"/114cm 28"/71cm
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  • Made in the UK. Generous fit so don't be afraid to size down. Our ‘Dee Dee’ drape dress in navy coloured flowing, crease free fabric. With heaps of vintage elegance & panache, this chic number makes the perfect stand out special occasion dress. Comes with a matching 2”belt too! It features an off-the-shoulder, bardot style neckline with classical angled sleeves and a bateau straight back neckline. It is made from a high quality, stretch crepe, with a satin lined & front boned bodice and a concealed zip at the back for smooth fit. The waist does not have any belt loops which gives you the choice to wear this dress with or without it's matching 2 inch belt. The skirt section is full circle with lashings of fabric and can be worn with one of our fluffy black or ivory petticoats, as shown in the photos and sold separately. Wear with our flower pin brooch and black anchor earrings. Fabric: Luxe Crepe, 92% Polyester, 8% Elastane We advise to check our size guide at the bottom of the page before ordering. This dress has quite a bit of stretch so if you want a super-tight bodice you may want to size down. 
    Length of skirt section is 27.5"/ 70cm. Hips are free.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm)
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26"/ 66cm -
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28in/ 71cm -
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30"/ 76cm -
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32"/ 81cm -
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34"/ 86cm -
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36"/ 91cm -
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  • Designed & manufactured in the UK  Our adorable 1950’s style 'Dixie Doll' pinafore strap skirt, has adjustable and detachable braces with 4 functional brass buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the straps. It is made from a warm feel, soft woven, traditional Royal Stewart tartan, perfect to keep you warm and cosy whilst still maintaining a demure elegant look. This skirt is tight-fitting so will really embrace your curves, but only has a little stretch, therefore, please measure yourself and compare these to our size chart before buying. Fabric composition: 67% Polyester, 29% Viscose, 4% Elastane.
    As we are an independent and only produce small quantities our sizes vary slightly from style to style.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm 35"/89cm 28"/71cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm 37"/94cm 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm 39"/99cm 28"/71cm
    14 44 12 32"/81cm 41"/104cm 28"/71cm
    16 46 14 34"/86cm 43"/109cm 28"/71cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm 45"/114cm 28"/71cm
      All garments have been carefully measured, therefore to ensure the very best fit, we suggest taking your own body measurements whilst wearing light-weight clothing/ underwear and standing up straight, and compare these to our size chart.
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  • Our classic swishy Bonny skirt, is made from an easy care, warm feel woven Black Watch tartan. She has lashings of fabric and all the checks have been carefully matched on the seams. There is a side zip which fastens with a rustic silver metal button and loops on the waist so you can wear with/without your own belt. This skirt looks great worn on it's own but can be dressed up by popping one of our black petticoats underneath to create the perfect 50s look. The petticoat is sold separately. The fabric is non-stretch so to ensure you choose the correct size please refer to our size chart below. Fabric composition: 65% Polyester, 35% Viscose The total length of the skirt is 29", but the length of the skirt section is 27"
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm
    14 42 10 32"/81cm
    16 44 12 34"/86cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm
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  • Our classic swishy Bonny skirt, is made from an easy care, woven Royal Stewart tartan. She has lashings of fabric and all the checks have been carefully matched on the seams. There is a side zip which fastens with a rustic silver metal button and loops on the waist so you can wear with/without your own belt. This skirt looks great worn on it's own but can be dressed up by popping one of our Black fluffy petticoats underneath to create the perfect 50s look. The petticoat is sold separately. The fabric is non-stretch so to ensure you choose the correct size please refer to our size chart below. The total length of the skirt is 29", but the length of the skirt section is 27"
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm
    14 42 10 32"/81cm
    16 44 12 34"/86cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm
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  • Designed & manufactured in the UK  Click below to view a video of this dress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3svLTvWzAY0 A dress that's blessed with effortless elegance and glamour, our ‘Way Out West’ Royal Stewart tartan swing dress, inspired by the style of the great Katharine Hepburn. This chic full circle dress, fastens all the way down with vintage look brass coloured buttons and also comes with a matching vintage metal buckled belt. She is made from a traditional woven Royal Stewart tartan and features half sleeves with nifty buttoned cuffs and an elegant 50s, semi flared collar.  To create a full-on 50s look just pop one of our fluffy black petticoats underneath. Wear with our ram's skull brooch. Fabric composition: 63% Polyester, 34% Viscose, 3% Elastane. This dress only has a little stretch so please check our size chart before ordering.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Length- top of collar to hem (in/cm)
    8 36 4 33"/ 84cm 26.5"/ 67cm 45"/ 114cm
    10 38 6 35"/ 89cm 28.5"/ 72cm 45.25"/ 115cm
    12 40 8 37"/ 94cm 30.5"/ 77cm 45.5"/ 116cm
    14 42 10 39"/ 99cm 32.5"/ 83cm 46"/ 117cm
    16 44 12 41"/ 104cm 34.5"/ 88cm 46.25"/ 117.5cm
    18 46 14 43"/ 109cm 36.5"/ 93cm 46.5"/ 118cm
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  • A 50s Summer Seaside must have! She's ship-shape and Bristol fashion, our new navy anchor Way Out West dress. This nautical beauty is cut from a soft flowing cotton. She fastens with 18, front mother of pearl buttons and features half sleeves with nifty buttoned cuffs and an elegant, semi 50's style flared collar. Comes with a matching 2" belt too. The skirt is full circle, so just pop one of our fluffy ivory petticoats underneath, as pictured and sold separately, to create a full on 50s look or wear without for that chic, shirt dress look. Or you can even pop on some sneakers and undo a few buttons for a more casual look! Wear with our Anchor earrings. 100% cotton This dress is non-stretch so please check our size guide below before ordering.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Length- top of collar to hem (in/cm)
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26.5"/ 67cm 45"/ 114cm
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28.5"/ 72cm 45.25"/ 115cm
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30.5"/ 77cm 45.5"/ 116cm
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32.5"/ 83cm 46"/ 117cm
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34.5"/ 88cm 46.25"/ 117.5cm
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36.5"/ 93cm 46.5"/ 118cm
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  • Designed & manufactured in the UK  A dress that's blessed with effortless elegance and glamour, our ‘Way Out West’ Black Watch Tartan swing dress. It is inspired by the style of the great Katharine Hepburn and a Vivienne Westwood shirt dress we have. This chic full circle dress, fastens all the way down with brass coloured buttons and also comes with a vintage metal buckled belt. She is made from a traditional woven Black Watch tartan and features half sleeves with nifty buttoned cuffs and an elegant 50s, semi flared collar.  To create a full on 50s look just pop one of our fluffy black 50s style petticoats underneath, as shown in the photos and sold separately. Wear with our ram's skull brooch. Fabric composition: 63% Polyester, 34% Viscose, 3% Elastane. This dress only has a little stretch so please check our size chart before ordering.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Length- top of collar to hem (in/cm)
    8 36 4 33"/ 84cm 27.5"/ 67cm 45"/ 114cm
    10 38 6 35"/ 89cm 29.5"/ 72cm 45.25"/ 115cm
    12 40 8 37"/ 94cm 31.5"/ 77cm 45.5"/ 116cm
    14 42 10 39"/ 99cm 33.5"/ 83cm 46"/ 117cm
    16 44 12 41"/ 104cm 35.5"/ 88cm 46.25"/ 117.5cm
    18 46 14 43"/ 109cm 37.5"/ 93cm 46.5"/ 118cm
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  • Made in Britain. Generous fit so don't be afraid to size down. A totally show stopping extravaganza. Our gracefully glamorous ‘Dee Dee’ dress in Ruby Drape, has lashings of red flowing fabric and comes with a matching 2” belt. It features an off-the-shoulder, bardot style neckline with classical angled sleeves and a bateau straight back neckline. It is made from a high quality, stretch crepe, with a satin lined & front boned bodice and a concealed zip at the back for smooth fit. The waist does not have any belt loops which gives you the choice to wear this dress with or without it's matching 2 inch belt. The skirt section is full circle with lashings of fabric and is worn here with one of our fluffy red petticoats. Accessorise with our Amore earrings and Red Lover's Rock clutch bag. Fabric: Luxe Crepe, 92% Polyester, 8% Elastane We advise to check our size guide at the bottom of the page before ordering. This dress has quite a bit of stretch so if you want a super-tight bodice you may want to size down. 
    Length of skirt section is 27.5"/ 70cm. Hips are free.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm)
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26"/ 66cm -
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28in/ 71cm -
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30"/ 76cm -
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32"/ 81cm -
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34"/ 86cm -
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36"/ 91cm -
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  • Designed & manufactured in the UK Our adorable 1950’s style 'Dixie Doll' pinafore strap skirt, has adjustable and detachable braces with 4 functional silver-toned buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the straps. It is made from a classic black pin stripe fabric and is tight fitting so will really embrace your curves. Wear with our London Doll 50's sunglasses as pictured. This skirt only has little stretch therefore please measure yourself and compare these to our size chart before buying. Fabric composition: 60% Polyester, 34% Rayon, 6% Spandex.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 26"/66cm 35"/89cm 28"/71cm
    10 38 6 28"/71cm 37"/94cm 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 30"/76cm 39"/99cm 28"/71cm
    14 44 12 32"/81cm 41"/104cm 28"/71cm
    16 46 14 34"/86cm 43"/109cm 28"/71cm
    18 46 14 36"/91cm 45"/114cm 28"/71cm
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  • Designed & manufactured in the UK Create that perfect 50s, sassy silhouette with our new sleek wiggle dress in a sophisticated stretch, black pin stripe fabric. It features an off-the-shoulder, Bardot style neckline which radiates vintage glamour with classical angled sleeves & a straight bateau, back neckline. She is made from a high quality, stretch cotton fabric which will give you that perfect hourglass figure with a satin lined & front boned bodice. It comes with a 2 inch matching  buckled belt which will help draw you in at the waist and this dress has a concealed zip at the back for smooth fit. There is also a 7in/18cm vent at the back of the skirt to allow you to wiggle freely. Fabric: 60% Polyester, 34% Rayon, 6% Spandex. We advise to check our size chart before ordering.
    Length of skirt section is 27.5"/ 70cm.
    UK Size US Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Bodice Length- from top of bodice (below shoulder) to waist seam 
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 34"/86cm 38.5cm
    10 38 6 34"/86cm 28in/71cm 36"/91cm 39cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 38"/97cm 39.5cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 40"/102cm 40cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/86cm 42"/107cm 40.5cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 44"/112cm 41cm
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