10 Fabulous Vintage Dresses for Women: Fashion Finds with a Modern Twist

When it comes to unique clothing to stand out from the crowd, sometimes it’s better to look backward. It’s no wonder vintage dresses for women are so popular and timeless.

Fashion from the 20’s, 50’s and 60’s created iconic looks that modern day designers still draw inspiration from today. We’re obsessed with retro fashion and this roundup of our favorite vintage dresses might just inspire you to update your closet this summer.

10 of the Cutest Vintage Dresses for Women

One of our favorite stores for fabulous vintage style finds is Unique Vintage. You’ll find that most of the clothing they offer has this incredible ability to flatter just about any shape.

We love their selection for the very best in unique, vintage inspired looks that are affordable and come in an inclusive range of sizes.

Best of all, you don’t have to starve yourself or be crazy tall with long model legs to look great with Unique Vintage and that’s a win for all of us!

purple swing dress

Stop Staring! Mad Style Eggplant Cap Sleeve Swing Dress

How gorgeous is this purple swing dress? The color drew my eye but the shape is gorgeous. 

T-Rex Tropical Print Hedda Swing Dress - vintage dresses for women

Jurassic Park x Unique Vintage T-Rex Tropical Print Hedda Swing Dress

This tropical print swing dress has extremely flattering lines and design but still manages to stand out from the crowd. 

Unique Vintage 1950s Style Red & White Striped Stretch Knit Deena Top

Unique Vintage 1950s Style Red & White Striped Stretch Knit Deena Top

Ok so this one isn’t a dress, but I couldn’t help myself. Nautical prints are always in, especially during this time of year. I love the vintage cut to this striped vintage top

Emily & Fin Sorrento Seaside Print Jenny Swing Dress

Emily & Fin Sorrento Seaside Print Jenny Swing Dress

This vacation themed swing dress is super cute for summertime gatherings. It would be perfect for your next cruise or even just a casual backyard BBQ

Unique Vintage Navy & Dragonfly Print Short Sleeve Delores Swing Dress

Unique Vintage Navy & Dragonfly Print Short Sleeve Delores Swing Dress

A peek into my wardrobe will tell you I love ruffled cap sleeves, and this adorable dragonfly print flutter sleeve dress is no exception. 

Unique Vintage Black & White Collar Eloise Swing Dress

Unique Vintage Black & White Collar Eloise Swing Dress

This flattering dress is made from black bengaline stretch fabric and has a super cute Peter Pan collar with a sweet light pink bow tie.

I’m not sure I could pull off the hat and gloves like she does, but luckily I don’t think you need to! The accents and detailing on this little black dress offer plenty on their own.

Unique Vintage Black & Multicolor Kite Print Alexis Swing Dress

Unique Vintage Black & Multicolor Kite Print Alexis Swing Dress

This fun kite print swing dress has one of my favorite surprises, the kite applique is a pocket!

Unique Vintage Navy & White Pin Dot Bianca Wrap Dress

Unique Vintage Navy & White Pin Dot Bianca Wrap Dress

Wrap dresses are a go-to staple in my closet. They’re super easy to dress up or down and fantastically figure flattering. I’m loving the longer sleeves on this with tie accents.

Unique Vintage Navy Floral Print Halter Sarong Wiggle Dress

Unique Vintage Navy Floral Print Halter Sarong Wiggle Dress

This stunning asian inspired print dress features a sarong silhouette in a lightweight cotton with soft boning in the sweetheart shaped bodice.

Unique Vintage Black & White Contrast Rue Swing Dress

Unique Vintage Black & White Contrast Rue Swing Dress

This Audrey Hepburn style rockabilly swing dress will turn heads in classic black and white. 

If you don’t already have a black and a white petticoat in your wardrobe, definitely think about adding these ASAP. They are a mandatory staple and really add that certain wow factor for vintage dresses

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