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    Please note this item has been reduced due imperfect velvet with a few scratches. Our retro 'Lover's Rock' black velvet clutch bag will add a pop of colour to any outfit. For an adorable pairing wear with our Dee Dee black drape dress. This bag comes with a handle that can be hidden inside and a detachable shoulder chain. DIMENSIONS Width 16 cm Height 15 cm Depth 5.5cm Detachable shoulder chain 58cm
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    Women Warriors Boudicca or Boudica a queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe.  She was one hell of a tough gal, who gave the occupying Roman Empire a right pasting in AD 60. Small fit. A 100% organic t-shirt and digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric.    
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    Fanny Hill’s boudoir Not for everyone, but we love it. This cheeky long-sleeved t-shirt celebrates Britain’s first ever erotic novel ‘Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure’ and featuring the Madame provocateur herself Fanny Hill, getting up to some right naughtiness 1748. Small fit. A 100% organic t-shirt, digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric.
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    British Retro Designed here in our studio. Ladies short sleeved t-shirt 'Born to lose live to win' A 100% organic t-shirt and digitally printed on to reclaimed fabric.
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    Women Warriors Joan of Arc Aka "The Maid of Orléans, 1412-1431 in France. One tough teenager. With pure tenacity, at the age of 18 she led the French army to victory over the English at Orléans. Quote on t-shirt reads "I’m am not Afraid, I was born to do this” Small fit A 100% organic t-shirt and digitally printed on to reclaimed fabric.
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    Women Warriors Grace O'Malley 1530-1603 The Irish pirate queen who was a true Renaissance woman.  Legend has it, that Grace was so tough that she gave birth on a boat, then fought to protect her ship against fellow pirates the same day. A 100% organic cotton t-shirt, digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric patches. SMALL FIT
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    Who killed Ariel Mermaid skeleton holding up a plastic bottle. A Fabulous T-Shirt with a vital message, designed here in our studio. A 100% organic cotton t-shirt, digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric. Plastic, a material designed to last forever for products that are designed to last minutes! 8 million tons every year is being dumped into our oceans killing 100 million marine mammals. This statistic is set to triple every year. A true environmental horror story.  
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    The Chinese Girl The Mona Lisa of kitsch. Your parents or grandparents may well have had a copy hanging over their mantelpiece, one of the most copied paintings of all time. Small fit. A 100% organic long-sleeved t-shirt, digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric.
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    'Decadent Skull' Designed here in our studio. Ladies short sleeved t-shirt 'Decadent Skull' Born to Lose Live to Win A 100% organic cotton t-shirt, digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric patches.
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    The Birth of Venus A Renaissance masterpiece by Sandro Botticelli 1484 A 100% organic long-sleeved t-shirt, digitally printed onto reclaimed fabric.
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    Red ‘Dixie Doll’ Pinafore Pencil Skirt

    £42.00 £30.00
    Made in the UK. Be way ahead in Red with our Dixie Doll pinafore skirt! This super sassy skirt is a must have for all discerning vintage clothing fans. It has adjustable and detachable braces with 4 functional Cream buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the straps. It is cut from a high quality stretch crepe fabric. This skirt is tight fitting so will really embrace your curves. Please measure yourself and compare these to our size chart before buying as our sizes can vary slightly depending on material and our products not being mass produced.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 27"/69cm 36"/91cm 28"/71cm
    10 38 6 29"/74cm 38"/97cm 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 31"/79cm 40"/102cm 28"/71cm
    14 44 10 33"/84cm 42"/107cm 28"/71cm
    16 46 12 35"/89cm 44"/112cm 28"/71cm
    18 46 14 37"/94cm 46"/117cm 28"/71cm
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    This striking little number is draped in 50’s authenticity. Our eye-catching Rhonda pencil dress in an amazing Fern coloured stretch satin jacquard to give you that perfect hourglass figure. A London made piece of sartorial elegance. 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 satin 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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    Made in the UK. It has adjustable and detachable braces with 4 functional Silver buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the straps. It is cut from a high quality stretch crepe fabric. This skirt is tight fitting so will really embrace your curves. Please measure yourself and compare these to our size chart before buying as our sizes can vary slightly depending on material and our products not being mass produced. Wear with our Jenny B Good Tortoise Shell sunglasses. Fabric: 97% Polyester, 3% Spandex
    UK Size EU Size US Size Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm) Length (in/cm)
    8 36 4 27"/69cm 36"/91cm 28"/71cm
    10 38 6 29"/74cm 38"/97cm 28"/71cm
    12 40 8 31"/79cm 40"/102cm 28"/71cm
    14 44 10 33"/84cm 42"/107cm 28"/71cm
    16 46 12 35"/89cm 44"/112cm 28"/71cm
    18 46 14 37"/94cm 46"/117cm 28"/71cm
      As we are an independent and only produce small quantities our sizes vary slightly from style to style. 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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    ‘Wanda’ Navy Vintage 50s Style Pencil Dress

    £56.00 £38.00

    British made 🇬🇧, all occasion must have frock.

    Our sophisticated Wanda wiggle is a classic 50’s pencil dress cut from a soft, luxurious Navy fabric. This timelessly elegant frock, radiates Parisian chic. She has a V-shaped neckline & a flattering gathered and lined bodice with a matching belt. This dress 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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    With plenty of grandiose & glory you’ll be taking a wiggle on the wild side with our ‘Dead of Night’ pencil dress.  The perfect frock for hanging about looking fatally wonderful. This dress has a lined 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. Accessorise with our rockabilly sugar skull earrings. Fabric: 100% Cotton with an elasticated back panel to allow stretch around the bust and waist.

    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

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!