If you're looking for vintage Dresses, Blue Banana is the place to be. Whether it's 50s dresses with sleeves you're after or even 50s cocktail dresses, we have a style to suit every vintage vixen. No frock collection is complete without a touch of retro fashion, which is exactly why we pride ourselves on offering one of the most extensive ranges of 1950s dresses in the UK.
What makes our collection so great? At Blue Banana, we take fashion seriously and we only stock from the biggest and best brand names in retro fashion. If you fancy a retro dress Banned or Voodoo Vixen will be right up your street. These femininely shaped dresses are made to cinch at the waist and flow outwards to create a lovely figure that flatters all that wear it.
Our 50s dresses are jam-packed with so many bold patterns, colours and prints that you're sure to find one you've just got to have! Our Voodoo Vixen, Banned, and Hell Bunny 50s dresses contain fabulous florals, nautical prints and even pretty polka patterns.
If you're new to the vintage fashion scene and wondering how to style a retro dress, why not try pairing a 50s swing dress with some colourful statement heels for a look that will take you back in time to fashion's finest years, the 1950s! If you like your fashion to be fancy and feminine, we have a fabulous collection of floral 50s dresses, so bring the essence of summer to your party wear.
One of the great things about 50s dresses is that they are stylish and flattering. With a well-structured design, drapes of gorgeous fabric and a flared cut, these figure-friendly dresses will have you looking and feeling gorgeous.
If you like a dress you can wear again and again, it doesn't get much more versatile than the 50s dress. These designs are vibrant enough to work as a statement outfit when paired with some colourful heels or dress it down with a cropped cardigan and kitten heels for a more casual style. 50s dresses are the ideal option if you're looking for something to take you from dinner to the dance floor and can be dressed up or dressed down as much as you like.
Whether you're a seasoned retro fan, or you're looking to slip into a vintage dress for the very first time, you can rely on us to bring you an effortlessly elegant look with bags of authentic retro style. Here are some of the types of vintage dresses we stock at Blue Banana.
From retro florals and kitsch prints to elegant lace and crisp colours, our selection of vintage inspired day dresses are simply unbeatable. We're constantly updating our range of womenswear, with new and fresh designs arriving weekly so that you have the most up-to-date looks and the best tea dresses in the UK to choose from. Plus, with a huge selection of stunning designs from big brands such as Voodoo Vixen, Hell Bunny and H&R London, you're sure to find your perfect tea dress here at Blue Banana.
Ideal for casual or formal wear, a pretty tea dress is the ultimate in versatile vintage fashion. Whether you opt for a 50s tea dress or a 1940s style frock, we guarantee you'll find the dress of your dreams amongst our collection of women's dresses.
Do you long for the effortless retro glamour of the 1950s? Then we reckon you'll adore our collection of rockabilly dresses!
Whether you're looking for a slinky wiggle dress or a sassy swing dress, we've got a little something for everyone. With a massive selection of retro inspired frocks from brands such as Hell Bunny, Voodoo Vixen and Banned, you're sure to find the rockabilly dress of your dreams here at Blue Banana.
Perfect for occasions when you want all eyes to be on you, a bright and beautiful rockabilly dress can quickly transform your look. These eye-catching frocks were made for anyone who loves standing out from the crowd with vintage cut clothing in vibrant colours and exciting prints.
One of the most vintage fashion styles to be revived of late is floral dresses. This classic look has a timeless appeal and is loved by ladies in modern times looking to go for a retro appearance.
Floral dresses are designed by many of the hottest brands in the fashion industry, for both mainstream and the more alternative fashion conscious individual. They come in many different styles to suit all occasions and have a timeless vintage feminine look.
If you’ve ever wished you could dress as glamorously as classic Hollywood celebrities, or women from the 50s and 60s, then you no longer have to worry with all the great vintage floral dresses available at Blue Banana! With unique and high quality designs from top fashion brands such as Hell Bunny, Voodoo Vixen, and Banned that strive for authenticity, there’s never been a better time to hop aboard this fabulous fashion trend!
Although floral styles remained consistently popular with women for centuries, a period in which they became most ubiquitous was the 1950s. A flowery dress is also very much a part of rockabilly fashion.
Nowadays floral dresses are as prevalent as they were back in their prime, and can be found in plentiful supply. From small dedicated retailers to worldwide fashion brands and high street stores, there’s no shortage of flowery gowns.
With so many patterns and styles to choose from, our retro dresses are perfect for all manner of occasions. Whether you intend to wear them as a party dress, as a special evening dress or even something casual to wear during the daytime, you’ll find the perfect vintage dresses to suit you.
Many of our retro dresses are inspired by the Rockabilly and 50s era, which saw icons like Marilyn Monroe rising to stardom.
Vintage Cocktail Dresses
If you want to dress smart but not too formal then some vintage cocktail dresses can really help to achieve a stylish and sophisticated image. Cocktail dresses is a posh term for party dresses, the phrase itself was first used by fashion icon Christian Dior in the late 1940s - now that is vintage! This type of dress is perfect for going to parties, meals, work do’s or other events that require you to dress smart but not overly formal.
Whether you need an elegant vintage dress for an event such as a ball or you're searching for a retro party dress to bring bold colours and vibrancy to a cocktail party, we stock classic dresses for all occasions.
With so many brands dedicated to classic styles and vintage character, it'll be hard to find any vintage style dresses quite like ours. With creative guru’s Hell Bunny, Banned, and Vooodoo Vixen all stocking alternative retro-inspired dresses you will never fall short of creating a unique vintage look here at Blue Banana.