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    A dress for all you sizzling hot heads! 'Our Hell hath no Fury' is one hell of a blazing badass rockabilly dress! This dress has a lined & front boned bodice with 2 cute covered buttons, a side zip and crafted from the finest quality cotton which is non-stretch. It also has an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    Double double toil and trouble, fire burn the cauldron bubble! The wickedest dress in all the land is ready to cause malevolence this Halloween. Our ‘Carry on Screaming’ dress, now in this horror halter-neck version. A grisly limited Edition. This dress has a lined & front boned bodice with 2 cute covered buttons, a side zip and crafted from the finest quality cotton which is non-stretch. It also has an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust. Check out more of our unique '50s pencil dresses'

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    Proudly made in the UK. A rare moment where glamour meets guts, this zombie, flesh eating frock has savaged her way into our collection. This Ghoulish Gem is a must have frock for any discerning rockabilly gal. It is made from the finest quality cotton with pin-point detailed screen printing and a lined bodice with to 2 cute covered buttons on the front. The bust & waist have an elasticated back panel which adds a little stretch but the hips are non-stretch as the fabric is 100% cotton. There is also a concealed zip at the side of the bodice and an 8" vent at the back of the skirt to allow you to wiggle freely. This dress is small fit as it is made from 100% non-stretch cotton. Although it is meant to be a tight wiggle, putting strain on the seams of this type of fabric is not advisable so we advise refer to our size chart below before ordering.
    Length from shoulder to hem is 42"/ 107cm.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm)
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26"/ 66cm 34"/ 86cm
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28in/ 71cm 36"/ 91cm
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30"/ 76cm 38"/ 97cm
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32"/ 81cm 40"/ 102cm
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34"/ 86cm 42"/ 107cm
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36"/ 91cm 44"/ 112cm
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    Our Limited Edition ‘Carry on Screaming’ strapless rockabilly pencil dress is new in and exclusively made in London. Be Afraid very afraid, the ultimate creepiest, All Hallows' Eve gown has arrived. This macabre gothic masterpiece has beautifully detailed printing featuring all things malevolent, from voodoo skulls to disturbing witches. If you want to cause a stir this Halloween this glamourous piece of wickedness may be the frock for you. She has a lined & front boned bodice with padded cups in the bust for extra enhancement and support. The fabric is 100% finest quality Cotton which is non-stretch, with an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust. This dress looks great when worn with our Catacomb necklace. A super sinister limited edition. 💀🎃👻🎃

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    Here’s a gorgeous little cutie that celebrates all things feminine. Our Rhonda’s Revenge 50’s pencil dress in this full bloom floral Jacquard. This dress features an off-the-shoulder, Bardot style neckline which radiates vintage glamour with classical angled sleeves & a straight bateau, back neckline. She is cut from a high quality, stretch jacquard and the bodice is satin lined and traditionally front boned with 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 walk freely. We advise to check our size guide 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 39"cm
    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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    Get ready to wiggle. Our fabulous Wanda pencil dress in Vintage Pink is already to draw you all the attention this season. This 1950s wiggle dress is crafted from beautiful quality stretch fabric with a V-shaped neckline and a lined and gathered bodice. A dress that could have been plucked from Jayne Mansfield’s wardrobe. Also comes with a matching belt. This timelessly elegant frock, radiates Parisian chic. It is very figure hugging and will emphasise your curves in all the right places. The skirt section also has a back vent to help you wiggle about. 

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"-33"/ 81-84cm 25"-26"/ 64-66cm 34"-35"/ 86-89cm 41.5"/105cm
    10 38 6 34"-35"/ 86-89cm 27"-28"/ 69-71cm 36"-37"/ 91-94cm 42"/107cm
    12 40 8 36"-37"/ 91-94cm 29"-30"/ 74-76cm 37"-38"/ 94-97cm 42.5"/108cm
    14 42 10 38"-39"/ 97-99cm 31"-32"/ 79- 81cm 39"-40"/ 99-102cm 43"/109cm
    16 44 12 41"-42"/ 104-107cm 33"-34"/ 84-86cm 41"-42"/ 104-107cm 43.5"/110cm
    18 46 14 43"-44"/ 109-112cm 35"-36"/ 89-91cm 43"-44"/ 109-112cm 44"/112cm
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    30% off this weekend! Offer ends Monday 22nd October A gallery of gore, London made, Limited Edition. A horror halter neck! And why wouldn't you want decaying grotesque zombie heads on your pretty dress? Our 'Staying Alive' frock has just savaged and gnawed it's way into our collection.  This halterneck pencil, has a lined & front boned bodice, 2 cute covered buttons and a side zip. The fabric is 100% finest quality Cotton which is non-stretch, with beautifully detailed printing and an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust. This dress looks great when accessorised with a pair of our rockabilly skull earrings. We have lots more quirky fitted wiggle dresses in our 'pencil dresses' section.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    South Pacific Tropical Strapless 50s Swing Dress

    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    £55.00 £40.00
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    Swing with joy with this little piece of tropical paradise, our South Pacific strapless full circle dress. Pop a flower in your hair, slip off to the Tiki bar and look way beyond fabulous 🌺. Lovingly made in London. She is cut from a beautiful quality, pure non-stretch cotton, has a lined & front boned bodice with padded cups on the bust for enhancement and support, 2 cute covered buttons and an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust. The skirt is full circle, perfect to swing and swirl about in. She also comes with a matching belt. This dress also looks great when worn with one of our fluffy Ivory petticoats.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Skirt length (in/cm) Bodice Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 25"/63.5cm 11.5"/29cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 25"/63.5cm 11.75"/30cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 25"/63.5cm 12"/30.5cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 25"/63.5cm 12.25"/31cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 25"/63.5cm 12.5"/32cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 25"/63.5cm 12.75"/32.5cm
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    Designed & manufactured in the UK Think Pink and make the boys wink in our sassy Rhonda’s Revenge! This luxurious stretch satin jacquard dress is very figure hugging to give you that perfect vintage bombshell look. It features an off-the-shoulder, Bardot style neckline with classical angled sleeves and a straight bateau, back neckline with a satin lined and front boned bodice. It has a concealed zip at the back for smooth fit and an 7in/18cm vent to the rear of the skirt to allow you to wiggle freely. The fabric only has a little stretch so 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 39"cm
    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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    Our darling ‘Lola Lu’ in Red glorious Gingham, is cut from a soft easy iron fabric, which is pretty much crease free with a lined & front boned bodice. There are padded cups on the bust for enhancement and support, 2 cute covered buttons and an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust. The skirt is full circle, perfect to swing and swirl about in. She also comes with a matching belt. This dress also looks great when worn with one of our fluffy Ivory petticoats.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Skirt length (in/cm) Bodice Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 25"/63.5cm 11.5"/29cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 25"/63.5cm 11.75"/30cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 25"/63.5cm 12"/30.5cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 25"/63.5cm 12.25"/31cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 25"/63.5cm 12.5"/32cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 25"/63.5cm 12.75"/32.5cm
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    Dead Dapper strapless pencil dress

    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    £60.00 £40.00
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    A glorious nod to the 19th century illustrator José Guadalupe Posada and the Day of the Dead, our beautifully vibrant ‘Dead Dapper’ strapless dress. This super cute, sugar skulls fitted pencil has a lined & front boned bodice with padded cups on the bust for extra enhancement and support, 2 cute covered buttons and a side zip. The fabric is 100% finest quality cotton which is non-stretch, with beautifully detailed printing and an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust. We have lots more unique retro clothing and pencil dresses in our 'new in' section. Pair with our parrot earrings.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/86cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    We don’t think prints get more grandiose than this beauty. Our ‘Popo & Itza’ pencil dress, depicting a story of a tragic Aztec romance. This heavenly strapless fitted dress has a lined & front boned bodice with padded cups on the bust for extra enhancement and support, 2 cute covered buttons and a side zip. The fabric is 100% finest quality cotton which is non-stretch, with beautifully detailed printing and an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    A dress for all cat lovers, Our adorable Malevolent Moggy, strapless fitted pencil dress. A super kitsch Limited Edition. She has a lined & front boned bodice with padded cups on the bust for extra enhancement and support, 2 cute covered buttons and a side zip. The fabric is 100% finest quality Cotton which is non-stretch, with beautifully detailed printing and an elasticated back panel for extra stretch around the bust.

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"/81cm 26"/66cm 36"/91cm 37"/94cm
    10 38 6 34"/81cm 28"/71cm 38"/97cm 37.5"/95cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 40"/102cm 38"/97cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 42"/107cm 38.5"/98cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 44"/112cm 39"/99cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 46"/117cm 39.5"/100cm
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    Beauty, finesse & a splash of sass, our 1950s style Wanda pencil dress in Duck-Egg. This glorious Monroe-esque frock will whisk you back to a time when glamour mattered. This 1950s wiggle dress is crafted from beautiful quality stretch fabric with a V-shaped neckline and a lined and gathered bodice. A dress that could have been plucked from Jayne Mansfield’s wardrobe. Also comes with a matching belt. This timelessly elegant frock, radiates Parisian chic. It is very figure hugging and will emphasise your curves in all the right places. The skirt section also has a back vent to help you wiggle about. 

    We advise to refer to our size chart before ordering.

    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length
    8 36 4 32"-33"/ 81-84cm 25"-26"/ 64-66cm 34"-35"/ 86-89cm 41.5"/105cm
    10 38 6 34"-35"/ 86-89cm 27"-28"/ 69-71cm 36"-37"/ 91-94cm 42"/107cm
    12 40 8 36"-37"/ 91-94cm 29"-30"/ 74-76cm 37"-38"/ 94-97cm 42.5"/108cm
    14 42 10 38"-39"/ 97-99cm 31"-32"/ 79- 81cm 39"-40"/ 99-102cm 43"/109cm
    16 44 12 41"-42"/ 104-107cm 33"-34"/ 84-86cm 41"-42"/ 104-107cm 43.5"/110cm
    18 46 14 43"-44"/ 109-112cm 35"-36"/ 89-91cm 43"-44"/ 109-112cm 44"/112cm
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1950s Vintage Dresses SALE

Here at British Retro we love to spoil our vintage babes, so bag yourself a bargain, but be quick! We have a limited number of these delectable vintage dresses available but when they’re gone, they’re gone! When you buy retro-inspired designs from us, you are always getting something limited edition, so form an orderly queue, ladies, and get ready to grab yourself a gorgeous treat!

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