Vintage Printed Dress

Finding vintage print dresses can be a difficult shopping challenge as you may have in mind the perfect style of dress and then when you combine that with the task of searching for that perfect pattern it can often seem like a lost cause.  A few of our favorite dresses feature great patterns and they are great examples of what is available for vintage printed dresses.

Consider first , Velvet by Graham and Spencer’s Chapel dress features a Spanish tile pattern with a v neck line.  This dress features ¾ length sleeves and the Spanish Tile pattern gives it a great vintage look in bold colors of black or red contrasted on a white fabric.  This dress is fitted and the fabric is a rayon and lycra blend which gives it just the right amount of cling.  The pattern is really a standout and looks extremely classy on.  Of course most importantly, this dress also features a longer length with the mid-calf length which we greatly appreciate.   This dress is a bold statement dress that incorporates a vintage print that isn’t something you see everywhere which is typically the goal when searching for great vintage pieces.

Next consider, the Mod Retro Tunic by designer Sweet Pea by Stacy Frati.  Here this stylish black dress features contrasting floral images in blues, pinks and purples mixed with Spanish tile décor.  In a retro style this dress features a classic A line and is sleeveless.  Here the variety of colors give this pattern a great vibrant vintage feel and are just enough to add a bold pop of color and style to this dress.  Of course if this style of dress isn’t for you, consider the sister dress the Retro Boatneck Dress featuring a tie around the waist with the same floral pattern.

Another example of a great vintage pattern dress is the Tie Short Dress also by Sweet Pea.  In case you haven’t noticed one of Sweet Pea’s best characteristics are their use of great patterns.  As you can see, she uses lots of bold, bright patterns and offsets or complements them with accenting solid colors for trim or lining underneath.  The Tie Short Dress features a bold fuscia pink and brown floral pattern.  For contrast, she uses solid brown for the ties at the waist and in the bodice and around the neckline.  This dress includes a great vintage pattern along with a vintage style for the dress.

As you can see, there are a variety of different options when searching for vintage printed dresses.  Each of these options has a very distinctive style, but is high quality and a distinctive, modern designer piece.  You really can’t go wrong with these pieces and their bold, vibrant patterns that really do elevate these dresses from your basic black dresses or solid color dresses.  Whatever your style and preference, you can find a number of great vintage print dresses that will work for a number of occasions and are great statement dresses in your closet.

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