The fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer is credited with popularizing the sundress in the 1960s. The sundress is characterized by lightweight fabric, usually cotton, and a flowing fit. Some of the best examples of the sundress are from the 1970s, in the prairie style. This floral frock is a beautiful shade of maroon and is in great condition!
Another example of the prairie style, is this brown and pale grey sundress.
collectible prairie dress
The camisole top with the satin trim is quintessential 1970s and a timeless classic. Also popular in the 1970s was the full length maxi sundress. This handmade lime green dress actually has tiny white polka dots on it and is in excellent condition.
vintage maxi sundress
One more from the 1970s, is this simple and chic, red sundress.
collectible red dress
A lightweight cotton with white trim and an elastic waist, this dress is both comfortable and pretty!
Taking a step back further into the 1960s, we have this fabulous summertime shift.
A fantastic find for the modern woman! Made of cotton and a size large. Don’t forget to accessorize when dressing in a vintage sundress. These spectacular 1950s ruffled gloves are made with striped organdy.
vintage 1950s gloves
Take your summer look from mediocre to outstanding with a perfect vintage sundress and accessories!
The fashions of the 1920s are some of the most beautiful and recognizable in history. The dropped waist, cloche hats, and bobbed hairdo, all epitomize the flapper style. Monstervintage has some rare finds in excellent condition from this time period.
1920s Black Lace Dress
Find out more about this collector’s piece here. Another stellar example, in an unusual and gorgeous shade of blue, is this satin flapper delight.
collectable 1920s dress
One more stunning dress from the jazz age is this brown velvet frock, perfect for a winter afternoon or a cocktail party.
brown dress from the 1920s
The perfect wrap to go with any of these stunning dresses would be a breathtaking dolman style coat. This showstopper of a robe was made by Steinberg’s Saint Louis in the 1920s.
Velvet dolman style 1920s wrap
Another more practical way to get the flapper look without actually wearing the fragile garments from the 1920s, is to wear vintage from other decades that mimic the look. Here is a flapper fashion from the 1960s film Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Carol Channing in Thoroughly Modern Millie
This beautiful 1960s dress from monstervintage is the bee’s knees, but not so fragile! You will be the belle of the ball in this pink ruffle confection.
pink lace and ruffle 1960s dropwaist