Vintage white dresses are a wardrobe essential in spring and summer. Romantic dresses trimmed in lace, crochet, embroidery, and ruffles have been in fashion since the turn of the century. Each decade since has transformed the summer white dress into a style reflecting current trends. Empire waist lace dresses in the 1910s, drop-waist dresses in the 1920s, mermaid dresses in the 1930s, shirtwaist dresses in the 1940s, swing or pencil dresses in the 1950s, mini dresses in the 1960s and boho peasant dresses in the 1970s. All of these vintage white dresses are back in fashion now. We found many white vintage dresses online in regular, plus size, with long sleeves, and short or long lengths. Ranging from affordable to luxury, there’s a dress for every budget.
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