10 Websites with 1940’s Dresses for Sale

1940s dresses for sale vintagedancer comI spend a lot of time online looking for great vintage inspired clothing. There are many fabulous vintage reproduction clothing designers online now that make our choices more plentiful than ever! While I prefer the classic 1940s dress- simple, a-line, boxy shoulders- others want to sleek and sexy 1940s inspired bombshell look. If you want the later you will have more choices.

Here is a collection of a few of my favorite retailers that carry mostly new vintage style 1940’s dresses.

1940s Dresses for Sale

Vintagedancer.com – Our goal at VintageDancer.com is to make it easy to find vintage style clothing by era. We do the looking for you and link to many of the best 1940s style dresses from popular online retailers. Start you shopping here with one of these shopping pages:

1940s dresses and  1940s plus sizes dresses- Two pages of a variety of  new 1940’s dresses for sale online.

Pin Up dresses- For sexy wiggle dresses that gained popularity with pin up models int he 1940s.

1940’s shirtwaist dresses – My favorite 1940s style classic dress is the button down shirtwaist or shirt dress. Learn more about this classic style vintage dress. 

Formal Dresses- Elegant 1940s style formal dresses perfect for holiday parties, proms, mother of the brides and guests of weddings.

1940s shoes for women

1940s Style Peep Toe Pumps

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More shops with new 1940’s dresses:

1940s dresses custom made handmade vintagedancer com

Custom 1940s Style Dress at eShakti

EShakti-  If you have a hard time finding clothing that fits your body shape eShatki is for you! They have all vintage inspired dresses that you can choose the sleeve type and length, hem length, collar type, and other changeable details. Each dresses is made just for you and shipping within 18 days! Making the most authentic looking 1940s dress requires knowing a bit about 1940s fashion first or you could always ask me for help. 

 

 

 

 

1940s pin up dresswww.babygirlboutique.com – The Dress Shop for Retro, Rockabilly, Pin Up, Swing, Indie, Vintage Reproduction and Designer Dresses! Many stylish new 1940s dresses from a variety of brands online. Prices are mostly cheap too. Quality depends on the brand. They offer free shipping on USA orders over $50 and frequent sales for email list subscribers.

 

 

 

Pinup Dress

Pinup Dress

Pinupdresses.com Since the pin up revolution started in the 1940’s I am a little surprised they don’t have more 1940s dresses. However the ones they do have are very cute and classy. Also many dresses are in plus sizes.

 

 

 

 

1940s party dress

40’s party dress

Revampvintage.com Unique, nearly one of a kind, 1940’s reproduction dresses, suits, swimsuits, blouses and skirts. Not cheap but worth every penny. Patterns are limited editions so check back often for the latest designs.

 

 

1940s pencil dressUnique-Vintage.com – The cream of the crop when it comes to form fitting 40’s pencil dresses are Stop Starring Dresses available at UV. The best part is no matter what your size these dresses are made to make you look good. I own several and can’t wait to buy my next one.  Some designs come in plus sizes up to 3XL too.

Unique Vintage also carries a variety of brands that are more classic 1940’s A-line dresses. Many have a patriotic red, white, and blue theme which are great for WW2 memorial themed events and 4th of July day.

 

 

 

vintagedancer.com belted black dress 1940's 40's

1940’s Belted Dress

ChicStar.com A fan favorite site for 40’s inspired dresses is ChicStar. Their dresses are so affordable I usually buy two for the price of one elsewhere.  While there isn’t a clear “label” for 1940’s dresses they mostly carry pin up dresses also known as wiggle dresses. These are the late 1940’s inspired dresses that became even more popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s.

 

Vintage 1940s Dresses for Sale:

Etsy.com and ebay.com are good for finding genuine vintage dresses. They also are a good source for vintage someone who can make you a custom 1940s dresses. Try one of these gals for a handmade dress.

www.propervintageclothing.com A small but very authentic collection for real vintage 1940’s clothing. Prices are reasonable and new stock is added often. Worth bookmarking and checking back regularly.

40s style blue velvet dressBlue Velvet Vintage.com One of my all time favorite vintage clothing sites. Lots of great finds from many different eras.The 1940’s dresses are simple and fun- just what a 40’s dress should be. They are starting to carry reproduction dress too.

Wall Flower Vintage- Another good vintage clothing retailer with an ever changing collection of 1940s dresses. I always find something special with Wall Flower.

 

 

 

Do you want more to see more stores that carry 1940’s clothing. How about 160 of them? You can get the whole list in my 1940’s Style Guide ebook. Pick up a copy today and you won’t have to spend another minute searching the web.

 

More 1940s style dresses for sale online:

 

1940s Style Blue & White Polka Dot Jennifer Dress
 

1940s Style Blue & White Polka Dot Jennifer Dress

$68.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

eShakti Women's Puff sleeve sash waist crepe dress
 

eShakti Women's Puff sleeve sash waist crepe dress

$79.95

Buy at: eShakti

About the Artist Dress in Navy from ModCloth
 

About the Artist Dress in Navy from ModCloth

$54.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Delight Me Dress from ModCloth
 

Delight Me Dress from ModCloth

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Jukebox DJ Jumper from ModCloth
 

Jukebox DJ Jumper from ModCloth

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Red Rouge Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Red Rouge Dress

$166.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

eShakti Women's Puffed sleeve peplum crepe dress
 

eShakti Women's Puffed sleeve peplum crepe dress

$79.95

Buy at: eShakti

Plus Size 1940s Style Raspberry & Cream Polka Dot Harriet Swing Dress
 

Plus Size 1940s Style Raspberry & Cream Polka Dot Harriet Swing Dress

$75.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

About the Artist Dress from ModCloth
 

About the Artist Dress from ModCloth

$54.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Pretty on the Park Bench Dress in Dots from ModCloth
 

Pretty on the Park Bench Dress in Dots from ModCloth

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Stop Staring! 1940s Peacock Blue Love Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Peacock Blue Love Wiggle Dress

$166.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Fond Voyage Dress from ModCloth
 

Fond Voyage Dress from ModCloth

$94.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Thyme a Believer Dress
 

Thyme a Believer Dress

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Lady Love Song Dress in Ruby from ModCloth
 

Lady Love Song Dress in Ruby from ModCloth

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Hit the Sail Dress from ModCloth
 

Hit the Sail Dress from ModCloth

$54.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Poet and You Know It Dress
 

Poet and You Know It Dress

$97.99

Buy at: ModCloth

One Floral, All For One Dress in Dusk
 

One Floral, All For One Dress in Dusk

$97.99

Buy at: ModCloth

1940s Style Brown & Cream Polka Dot Harriet Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Brown & Cream Polka Dot Harriet Swing Dress

$75.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Spontaneous SoirC)e Dress
 

Spontaneous SoirC)e Dress

$97.99

Buy at: ModCloth

eShakti Women's Tipped trim Peter Pan collar dress
 

eShakti Women's Tipped trim Peter Pan collar dress

$69.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Banded waist cotton poplin dress
 

eShakti Women's Banded waist cotton poplin dress

$59.95

Buy at: eShakti

Love Midi Skater Dress in Baroque Floral Print - Multi
 

Love Midi Skater Dress in Baroque Floral Print - Multi

$38.52

Buy at: ASOS.com USA

Centerpiece Arranging Dress
 

Centerpiece Arranging Dress

$97.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Literary Connoisseur Dress
 

Literary Connoisseur Dress

$109.99

Buy at: ModCloth

1940s Style Black Cap Sleeve Belted Stretch Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Black Cap Sleeve Belted Stretch Wiggle Dress

$68.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Trollied Dolly Fanciful Forties Dress
 

Trollied Dolly Fanciful Forties Dress

£55.00

Buy at: House of Fraser

1940s Style Black Fitted Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Black Fitted Wiggle Dress

$75.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Trollied Dolly Fanciful Forties Dress
 

Trollied Dolly Fanciful Forties Dress

£52.00

Buy at: House of Fraser

Jolie Moi Retro pattern printed tea dress
 

Jolie Moi Retro pattern printed tea dress

£28.00

Buy at: House of Fraser

eShakti Women's Feminine pleated knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Feminine pleated knit dress

$69.95

Buy at: eShakti

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Red Nellie Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Red Nellie Wiggle Dress

$118.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

eShakti Women's Dotted retro poplin shirtdress
 

eShakti Women's Dotted retro poplin shirtdress

$89.95

Buy at: eShakti

Let's Go to the Shop Dress in Black
 

Let's Go to the Shop Dress in Black

$79.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Let's Go to the Shop Dress in Cherry
 

Let's Go to the Shop Dress in Cherry

$79.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Beaut as a Button Dress
 

Beaut as a Button Dress

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Film Noir Fan Dress
 

Film Noir Fan Dress

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Get Up and Bow Dress
 

Get Up and Bow Dress

$79.99

Buy at: ModCloth

A Very Speckled Occasion Dress
 

A Very Speckled Occasion Dress

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

1940s Style Black Cap Sleeve Belted Stretch Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Black Cap Sleeve Belted Stretch Wiggle Dress

$68.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Come Again Swoon Dress
 

Come Again Swoon Dress

$94.99

Buy at: ModCloth

1940s Style Black Pleated Stretch Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Black Pleated Stretch Wiggle Dress

$52.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Day After Day Dress in Yours Truly
 

Day After Day Dress in Yours Truly

$99.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Fab News Travels Fast Dress
 

Fab News Travels Fast Dress

$54.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Winsome Weekend Dress in Burgundy
 

Winsome Weekend Dress in Burgundy

$59.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Giddy Glamour Dress
 

Giddy Glamour Dress

$97.99

Buy at: ModCloth

1940s Style Black Juliana Victory Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Black Juliana Victory Swing Dress

$86.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Tan Short Sleeve Floral Holly Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Tan Short Sleeve Floral Holly Swing Dress

$72.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Light Blue Floral Short Sleeve Florrie Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Light Blue Floral Short Sleeve Florrie Swing Dress

$78.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Raspberry June Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Raspberry June Swing Dress

$72.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Plus Size Mi Amour Dress Catherines Women's Size 1X,2X,3X,0X, Black
 

Plus Size Mi Amour Dress Catherines Women's Size 1X,2X,3X,0X, Black

$99.00

Buy at: Catherines

eShakti Women's Tipped trim Peter Pan collar dress
 

eShakti Women's Tipped trim Peter Pan collar dress

$69.95

Buy at: eShakti

1940s Style Navy & White Dotted Keyhole Catch Me If You Can Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Navy & White Dotted Keyhole Catch Me If You Can Wiggle Dress

$94.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Closet Scuba Midi Skater Dress In Floral Print - Pale blue floral
 

Closet Scuba Midi Skater Dress In Floral Print - Pale blue floral

$91.71

Buy at: ASOS.com USA

Topiary Tour Dress in Marigold
 

Topiary Tour Dress in Marigold

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

One, Two, Tea Dress
 

One, Two, Tea Dress

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Enterprising Entrepreneur Dress in Navy
 

Enterprising Entrepreneur Dress in Navy

$74.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Red & Black Polka Dot Fitted Timeless Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Red & Black Polka Dot Fitted Timeless Wiggle Dress

$166.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Stop Staring! 1940's Style Red Fitted Cap Sleeve Evie Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940's Style Red Fitted Cap Sleeve Evie Wiggle Dress

$158.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Black Floral Satin Old Masters Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Black Floral Satin Old Masters Wiggle Dress

$78.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Plus Size 1940s Style Tan Short Sleeve Floral Holly Swing Dress
 

Plus Size 1940s Style Tan Short Sleeve Floral Holly Swing Dress

$72.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Beige & Purple Dragon Fly Eloise Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Beige & Purple Dragon Fly Eloise Swing Dress

$68.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Saturday Best Dress in Navy Deer
 

Saturday Best Dress in Navy Deer

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Pink Fitted Timeless Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Pink Fitted Timeless Wiggle Dress

$125.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Red Short Sleeve Marie Swing Dress
 

1940s Style Red Short Sleeve Marie Swing Dress

$97.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Stop Staring! Plus Size Gathered Ava Black Single Shoulder 1940s Style Dress
 

Stop Staring! Plus Size Gathered Ava Black Single Shoulder 1940s Style Dress

$100.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Stop Staring! I Bow You a Dance Dress
 

Stop Staring! I Bow You a Dance Dress

$189.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Pretty Pick-Me-Up Dress
 

Pretty Pick-Me-Up Dress

$109.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Word to the Blithe Dress in Navy
 

Word to the Blithe Dress in Navy

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

In the Spring of Things Dress
 

In the Spring of Things Dress

$89.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Bevvies Out Back Dress
 

Bevvies Out Back Dress

$69.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Dance Floor Date Dress in Scarlet
 

Dance Floor Date Dress in Scarlet

$59.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Dancing Date Dress in Rouge
 

Dancing Date Dress in Rouge

$94.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Put to Good Muse Dress
 

Put to Good Muse Dress

$84.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Believe It or Dot Dress in Songbirds
 

Believe It or Dot Dress in Songbirds

$69.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Grey Fitted January Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Grey Fitted January Wiggle Dress

$134.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Green Fitted Karlie Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Green Fitted Karlie Wiggle Dress

$158.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Coral Pink Million Dollar Baby Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Coral Pink Million Dollar Baby Wiggle Dress

$154.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Navy & White Dotted Billion Dollar Baby Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Navy & White Dotted Billion Dollar Baby Wiggle Dress

$162.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Vogue for the Voyage Dress
 

Vogue for the Voyage Dress

$59.99

Buy at: ModCloth

Notable Newbie Dress
 

Notable Newbie Dress

$59.99

Buy at: ModCloth

eShakti Women's Vintage style knit dress- more colors
 

eShakti Women's Vintage style knit dress- more colors

$64.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Piped trim cotton knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Piped trim cotton knit dress

$69.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Piped trim cotton knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Piped trim cotton knit dress

$69.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Floral vine cotton poplin dress
 

eShakti Women's Floral vine cotton poplin dress

$69.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Floral vine cotton poplin dress
 

eShakti Women's Floral vine cotton poplin dress

$89.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Folk embellished cotton poplin dress
 

eShakti Women's Folk embellished cotton poplin dress

$79.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Tie-neck cotton knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Tie-neck cotton knit dress

$64.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Tie-neck cotton knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Tie-neck cotton knit dress

$64.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Bubble knit sash tied shirtdress
 

eShakti Women's Bubble knit sash tied shirtdress

$89.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Bib front cotton jersey knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Bib front cotton jersey knit dress

$74.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Bib front cotton jersey knit dress
 

eShakti Women's Bib front cotton jersey knit dress

$74.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Peter Pan collar anchor print dress
 

eShakti Women's Peter Pan collar anchor print dress

$83.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Nautical anchor sheath dress
 

eShakti Women's Nautical anchor sheath dress

$72.95

Buy at: eShakti

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Ivory Billion Dollar Baby Wiggle Dress
 

Stop Staring! 1940s Style Ivory Billion Dollar Baby Wiggle Dress

$162.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

1940s Style Navy Blue Cap Sleeve Belted Stretch Wiggle Dress
 

1940s Style Navy Blue Cap Sleeve Belted Stretch Wiggle Dress

$52.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Unique Vintage Black Brocade Jitterbug Crop Top
 

Unique Vintage Black Brocade Jitterbug Crop Top

$25.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

Green Button Up Lady Bird Crop Top
 

Green Button Up Lady Bird Crop Top

$29.00

Buy at: UniqueVintage

eShakti Women's Forties pleated crepe dress
 

eShakti Women's Forties pleated crepe dress

$55.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Forties style red crepe dress
 

eShakti Women's Forties style red crepe dress

$74.95

Buy at: eShakti

eShakti Women's Forties pleated crepe dress
 

eShakti Women's Forties pleated crepe dress

$53.95

Buy at: eShakti

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4 thoughts on “10 Websites with 1940’s Dresses for Sale

    1. admin Post author

      I didn’t know about you site. Thanks for letting us know! It’s mostly 50’s and early 60’s but I saw a few 40’s as well.

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