Vintage Dresses
Retro Dresses | Vintage Designer Dresses

 
Homepage About News Photos Videos Articles Links
Bookmark and Share

The best vintage dresses online | Amazing retro dress deals by mail order | Extensive catalogue of retro dresses | Vintage designer dresses delivered right to your door 

Vintage Dresses UK are an authorised eBay affiliate and we are delighted to offer a wonderful vintage dress range available exclusively on eBay. Please click the links to the left to browse our categories, or use the search facility at the bottom of the page. Should you require any specialist assistance in finding your perfect dress, please do get in touch via our contact form. We will be only too happy to help.

How to care for your vintage dresses

Owning vintage dresses is a great option. You are able to own pieces which are unique, flattering and most of all fashionable. But the advantages don’t stop there! Most of the time, due to their “used” label, vintage dresses are often less expensive than newer apparel and can be a thrifty way to achieve a lot of bang for your buck.  

However, there can be some challenges when it comes to caring for vintage clothing, dresses included. Often times, the fabric is more fragile and can stain, rip or wear easily. There is also the concern of being able to wear your favourite vintage pieces without having to worry about decreasing their value or condition. With this being said, there are some easy, effortless things you can do to ensure the longevity and durability of your most-loved vintage dresses.

For example, when it is time to clean and wash your most worn vintage dresses, consider only using professional dry cleaner services. Dry cleaning in general is a more gentle way to wash clothing and it is the preferred option when it comes to vintage duds. Ask around town for a referral; even though dry cleaning is generally a safe option you will still want to have an idea of the quality of services provided.  

Another great way to ensure that your vintage dresses are able to last another life time is to use garment bags regularly. It is quite common for some damage to be done while the clothes are simply hanging in your closet. Fabrics can get snagged on the zippers or tags of other clothing, vintage pieces can be dropped from their hanger and stained while bundled in with other clothes and vintage dresses can be shuffled into losing their shape. By investing in some plastic or cloth garment bags you can keep your vintage pieces separate from your every day clothing and can avoid any potential damage. 

And finally, one of the easiest yet most important points to remember when caring for vintage dresses; avoid contact with harmful alcohols, sprays and cleaners. This means, while getting ready for your big night on the town, spray your hair and perfume before getting dressed into your vintage stunner! The chemicals and alcohols in products such as perfume and hairspray can stain and weaken fabric easily and the damage done is very often irreversible.  

If you enjoy vintage dresses remember the points mentioned above. By taking some time, investing a small amount of money and avoiding certain behaviours, you can easily lengthen the life of all of your vintage pieces. 

 

 

Womens Pinup Retro 50's Vintage Swing Prom Coktail Party Dress Skater Dresses
Womens Pinup Retro 50's Vintage Swing Prom Coktail Party Dress Skater Dresses
   $23.99
Womens PInup Retro 50's Vintage Cocktail Party Prom Dress Swing Skirt Dresses
Womens PInup Retro 50's Vintage Cocktail Party Prom Dress Swing Skirt Dresses
   $27.99
Womens Vintage Retro Cocktail Party Evening Swing Summer Prom Dress Skater Skirt
Womens Vintage Retro Cocktail Party Evening Swing Summer Prom Dress Skater Skirt
   $26.95
Vintage Red Beaded 80's Silk Samir Suri Nite Waves Dress Size M
Vintage Red Beaded 80's Silk Samir Suri Nite Waves Dress Size M
   $27.99
Vintage 80s Black Retro Maxi Dress Cocktail Party Mesh Cutout XS
Vintage 80s Black Retro Maxi Dress Cocktail Party Mesh Cutout XS
   $51.00
VINTAGE 1960'S CAMPBELL'S SOUP PAPER DRESS  SOUPER DRESS Andy Warhol campbells
VINTAGE 1960'S CAMPBELL'S SOUP PAPER DRESS SOUPER DRESS Andy Warhol campbells
   $999.00
Women Vintage 50s Rockabilly Retro Bow Pinup Swing Prom Ball Party Evening Dress
Women Vintage 50s Rockabilly Retro Bow Pinup Swing Prom Ball Party Evening Dress
   $22.81
Womens Vintage Retro Rockabilly Floral Pinup 50s 60s Housewife Party Swing Dress
Womens Vintage Retro Rockabilly Floral Pinup 50s 60s Housewife Party Swing Dress
   $20.99
Vintage 50s Wiggle Pencil Rockabilly Pinup Dress
Vintage 50s Wiggle Pencil Rockabilly Pinup Dress
   $29.99
Vintage 1960s / 70s Gunne Sax Dress / White Eyelet Cotton Dress / Wedding / M
Vintage 1960s / 70s Gunne Sax Dress / White Eyelet Cotton Dress / Wedding / M
   $115.00
Vintage 1940s Original Franklin dress  Blue pink Wool rhineston
Vintage 1940s Original Franklin dress Blue pink Wool rhineston
   $35.00
Vintage Indian Cotton Embroidered Bohemian Dress
Vintage Indian Cotton Embroidered Bohemian Dress
   $44.00
Vintage Hippie Boho Psychedelic HAWAIIAN MAXI Dress GVH Hawaiiprint Purple Pink
Vintage Hippie Boho Psychedelic HAWAIIAN MAXI Dress GVH Hawaiiprint Purple Pink
   $14.95
Vintage dress XL black white 80's double breasted tailored EUC swingy!
Vintage dress XL black white 80's double breasted tailored EUC swingy!
   $18.00
Vintage Hippie Renaissance Chemise Dress Caftan 100% Cotton Gauze
Vintage Hippie Renaissance Chemise Dress Caftan 100% Cotton Gauze
   $49.99
70s Vintage Dress Womens SM True Vintage Pastel Yellow
70s Vintage Dress Womens SM True Vintage Pastel Yellow
   $4.99
Antique vintage wedding dress complete
Antique vintage wedding dress complete
   $125.00
Tru Vintage Antique RARE1920s Black Net  Beaded Flapper Tabard Dress
Tru Vintage Antique RARE1920s Black Net Beaded Flapper Tabard Dress
   $85.73
View Page:   1  2
Click here for more Vintage Dresses...