Bernie Dexter Clothing

This post was written by Lindy Shopper.

If you’ve been to just about any website that sells rockabilly clothing, you’ve probably seen Bernie Dexter, a lovely model who looks like Bettie Page reincarnated and makes every dress she models look flawless. I was trolling Mod Cloth the other day (who isn’t? every day? 😉 ) and happened upon a wonderful green and white dress with a distinctly 1940’s shape, which happened to be designed by Bernie Dexter. Until then I hadn’t put a face with a name, but I was delighted to discover that Ms. Dexter has a whole line of 1940’s and 1950’s-inspired clothing, in addition to her illustrious modeling career. Unfortunately, you can’t order her clothing directly from her website, but through a number of other online and brick-and-mortar retailers (including stores based in the USA, Germany, Australia, France, Canada, England, and Austria) you can piece together the wonderful garments from her collection. Here are my favorites:

Wizard of Awesome dress available on ModCloth.com - poppies, anyone?

Landscape dress available at UniqueVintage.com

High waisted pencil skirt, available at UniqueVintage.com

Oh, the gingham! There's a dress, a romper, and a bikini in this fabric, available at UniqueVintage.com

Sweetheart neckline dress, available at UniqueVintage.com

Sailor shorts, available at bearflagrepublic.com

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