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    £62.00 £45.00
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    Limited Edition and exclusively made in the UK. Our elegant Tallulah style, 50s pencil dress has a touch of Highland elegance with its traditional Black Watch tartan lapel collars with matching functional buttons & belt. She has ¾ length sleeves and a vent at the back of the skirt too. This dress also comes in Royal Stewart tartan.

    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 34"/86cm 44.5"/113cm
    10 38 6 34"/86cm 28"/71cm 36"/91cm 45"/114cm
    12 40 8 36"/91cm 30"/76cm 38"/97cm 45.5"/115cm
    14 42 10 38"/97cm 32"/81cm 40"/102cm 46"/117cm
    16 44 12 40"/102cm 34"/81cm 42"/107cm 46.5"/118cm
    18 46 14 42"/107cm 36"/91cm 44"/112cm 47"/119cm
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    £92.00 £58.00
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    Exclusively made in the UK. Bringing you the finest winter's wardrobe, this heavenly dress radiates femininity & flamboyance, our enchanting ‘From Kitty with Love' in Smoke. She is cut from a luxe crepe, with the finest quality Charcoal, faux fur collars & cuffs. The full circle skirt section has lashings of fabric and looks great when worn with one of our fluffy black petticoats, but looks totally amazing without too. We advise to check our size chart before ordering.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Total Length- (from top of collar to seam) 
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26"/ 66cm 45"/ 114cm
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28in/ 71cm 45.25"/ 115cm
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30"/ 76cm 45.5"/ 115.5cm
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32"/ 81cm 45.75"/ 116cm
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34"/ 86cm 46"/ 117cm
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36"/ 91cm 46.25"/ 117.5cm
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    Exclusively made in London. Vintage glamour & romance is in abundance with this super-starlet, Wow-Wee From Kitty with Love dress in Ruby Red. This full circle frock is a Winter's magical dream, capturing the true essence of 50s splendour & elegance. It has fabulous, luxury quality faux fur Cream collars and cuffs and is made from a Luxe drapey, stretch crepe. The full circle skirt section has lashings of fabric and looks great when worn with one of our fluffy Red or Ivory petticoats, but is totally amazing without a petticoat too. We advise to check our size chart before ordering.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Total Length- (from top of collar to seam) 
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26"/ 66cm 45"/ 114cm
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28in/ 71cm 45.25"/ 115cm
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30"/ 76cm 45.5"/ 115.5cm
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32"/ 81cm 45.75"/ 116cm
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34"/ 86cm 46"/ 117cm
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36"/ 91cm 46.25"/ 117.5cm
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    £92.00 £58.00
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    Exclusively made in London. Our From Kitty with Love full circle dress, is a Winter's magical dream, capturing the true essence of 50s splendour & elegance. It has fabulous, luxury quality faux fur Cream collars and cuffs and is made from a Luxe drapey, stretch crepe. The full circle skirt section has lashings of fabric and looks great when worn with one of our fluffy Black or Ivory petticoats, but is totally amazing without a petticoat too. We advise to check our size chart before ordering.
    UK Size EU Size US Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Total Length- (from top of collar to seam) 
    8 36 4 32"/ 81cm 26"/ 66cm 45"/ 114cm
    10 38 6 34"/ 86cm 28in/ 71cm 45.25"/ 115cm
    12 40 8 36"/ 91cm 30"/ 76cm 45.5"/ 115.5cm
    14 42 10 38"/ 97cm 32"/ 81cm 45.75"/ 116cm
    16 44 12 40"/ 102cm 34"/ 86cm 46"/ 117cm
    18 46 14 42"/ 107cm 36"/ 91cm 46.25"/ 117.5cm
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    Designed & manufactured in the UK 🇬🇧 Brace up this season with this fancy bit of skirt, our 'Dixie Doll' pinafore cut from a warm woven, soft feel tartan. This skirt has adjustable and detachable braces, 4 functional rustic brass buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the straps and is made from a striking Irish tartan, perfect to keep you warm and cosy whilst still maintaining a demure elegant look. It 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.
    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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    £42.00 £22.00
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    A silky, sassy gorgeous head turner. Our 50s pinafore skirt the Dixie Doll in raunchy red satin.

    This skirt is fully lined with detachable straps and silver vintage look metal buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the braces. It 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.

    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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    £42.00 £22.00
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    This skirt is fully lined with detachable straps and silver look metal buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the braces. It 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.

    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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    ‘Dixie Doll’ Gold Satin Retro Style Pencil Skirt

    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    £42.00 £22.00
    £42.00 £22.00
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    This skirt is fully lined with detachable straps and brass vintage look metal buttons at the front and back to allow you to change the length of the braces. It 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.

    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 Capturing the elegance & panache of 50s femininity, our Rhonda’s Revenge in chic Olive.  This dress features an off-the-shoulder, Bardot-style neckline with classical angled sleeves & a bateau back neckline. She is cut from a high quality stretch crepe fabric with a satin lined & front boned bodice. This dress comes with a matching brass buckled belt, which will help draw you in at the waist to create the perfect hourglass shape, or you can wear without. There is also a concealed zip at the back for smooth fit and an 8" vent at the back of the skirt to allow you to wiggle freely. 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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    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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    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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    £80.00 £45.00
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    Limited Edition and made in the UK. With heaps of 50's starlet sass and sophistication, the spotlight will be beaming brightly on you, over the Winter party season with this glamorous little number. This dress is very figure hugging therefore please refer to our size guide below to ensure the correct fit. DRY CLEAN ONLY (Do not Iron). We advise to check our size guide before ordering.
    Length from shoulder to hem on all sizes is 44 inch/ 112cm.
    UK Size Bust (in/cm) Waist (in/cm) Hips (in/cm)
    8 32- 33"/ 81- 84cm 26- 27"/ 66- 68cm 34- 35"/ 86- 89cm
    10 34- 35"/ 86- 89cm 28- 29in/ 71- 74cm 36- 37"/ 91- 93cm
    12 36- 37"/ 91- 93cm 30- 31"/ 76- 79cm 38- 39"/ 97- 99cm
    14 38- 39"/ 97- 99cm 32- 33"/ 81- 84cm 40- 41"/ 102- 104cm
    16 40- 41"/ 102- 104cm 34- 35"/ 86- 89cm 42- 43"/ 107- 109cm
    18 42- 43"/ 107- 109cm 36- 37"/ 91- 93cm 44- 45"/ 112- 114cm
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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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    Dead Dapper strapless pencil dress

    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    £60.00 £35.00
    £60.00 £35.00
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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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    £60.00 £48.00
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    Saddle up ladies she’s the perfect dress for roaming the wild frontier. A super kitsch Limited Edition. She 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. Wear this dress with a pair of our super cute 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"/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!

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