Five amazing plus-size vintage dresses to buy now The one problem about vintage is that the sizing is all too often rather small, and it’s hard to find dresses to compliment your shape. In a recent article in the Daily Mail it was revealed that modern women are half a stone heavier and two inches taller than their Fifties counterparts. No surprise then that larger vintage dresses are rare. But fear not here we have picked five lovely gowns in larger sizes, all available to buy now. Fifties bombshell dress We just love this gorgeous blue and black sharkskin dress. With its fitted bodice and pleated bust, which is dotted with faux pearls and rhinestones, it’s figure-hugging in all the right places. The unique 12-gore flared skirt adds extra flattering lines. The fabric has a structure like taffeta but is much softer. Mint vintage condition. Bust 40″ – 42″, Waist 36″, Shoulder to waist 17″, Waist to hem 30″. Fully flared skirt. Buy here for $210 One Response Alex October 27th, 2009 Thanks for find some bigger dresses! Which it was always this easy. fab- pls keep up- at least occasionally!! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.