Vintage 1950s Style Dresses and Fashion for Women

We aim to deliver your order as quickly as possible.  Orders placed before 1pm, Monday to Friday, are dispatched the next working day, however during busy periods this is not always possible so please allow 1-2 days for despatch when placing your order.  We send all our orders via a signed for delivery service to ensure we have proof of delivery. 

Delivery times & charges:

UK Mainland                         3 – 5 working days                         £5.95

Northern Ireland                  3 – 5 working days                         £9.80

Europe & Ireland                 3 – 10 working days                       from £24.95

Rest of the World                3 – 10 working days                       from £29.95

The courier companies we use may change from time to time to ensure we are providing you with the best service.


Any customs or import duties are levied once a package reaches its destination country.  Additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by the recipient.  We have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be.  Please note that delays can occur in customs and these delays are beyond our control.

Change of delivery address

We are unable to change a delivery address once the order has been placed. If you need to change your delivery address after purchase then you will need to contact the courier company. For further advise on this please contact us on +44) 1474 323 829.

Further help

Should you have any queries about the delivery of your order please do not hesitate to contact us via

Your rights to return goods are protected under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Changes) Regulations 2013.

Should you wish to return an item to us you have 14 days from the date of receipt to do so.  International customers have 28 days from the date of receipt to return an item. 

Returns can be sent to:

Returns Department

The Pretty Dress Company Limited, Unit C1, Springhead Enterprise Park, Northfleet, Kent DA11 8HD

Please note that we can only accept returns of online orders to our Returns Department via post or courier. Items cannot be returned in person directly to this address.

All unwanted items must be in the original condition in which you received them with all original tags attached. 

When trying on items please ensure that you are not wearing perfume, make up, fake tan, or deodorant which may leave a scent or residue on the garment.  We are unable to accept the return of any item which has evidence of wear, excessive handling, or if these instructions have not been followed.

When returning an item please ensure the “Returns & Exchanges” paperwork which was included with your order is completed, stating the reason for return and if you require an exchange or refund.  Please also include a copy of your invoice.

For your own protection we recommend using a signed for delivery service or one which insures you for the value of the goods you are returning.  We do not cover postage costs for returning items.  The original postage paid to receive your order will be refunded providing the complete order is returned.

International customers should note that we do not refund postage costs and that any request for an exchange will incur an additional delivery charge to send your exchanged item.  We do not pay any custom clearance charges for items which are returned from international customers.

Once an item is received into our warehouse it is then inspected by our returns team.  We aim to process all returns, exchanges, and refunds within 14 days of us receiving your item providing that the items are in their original brand new, unused and re-saleable condition.

Please be aware that once your refund has been processed by us it can take 3-5 working days to appear in your account. This is beyond our control and dependent on your payment provider.

Competition items can not be returned for exchange or refund as per our competition T&C’s. 

All refund are issued against the original method of payment.  We do not issue refunds to third parties.