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"Leanné" Vintage 1940's Dove Grey Gathered Crepe Silk Dress UK 14 US 10


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"Leanné" Vintage 1940's Dove Grey Gathered Crepe Silk Dress UK 14 US 10

This beautiful 1940's dove grey crepe silk dress, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her deep V shaped neckline is set off by a small hook and loop fastening, creating a key hole detail along the décolletage.
Her 3/4 length sleeves, are edged with 3 gathered stitches along the cuffs, that draw the crepe silk up in wonderful pleated gathers.
Her shoulders are accentuated by gathers that create draped pleats along the yokes, mirroring the pleats that radiate up-wards from the waistline.
Her cinched in waistline is set off by a pleated gathered belt, that fastens along the back of the dress with matching covered buttons and loops.
Her panelled skirt, completes this breathtaking dress with its' wonderful drape and movement.

Label: Leanné Model

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 48 inches

Waist: up to 32 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 19.5 inches

Hips: up to 44 inches

Size: UK 14 US 10

Closures: This dress fastens at the side with an 11 inch metal zip, a hook and loop along the neckline and 4 button and loops along the back of the belt

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. It has natural age related colour variation to the crepe silk. This is a natural occurrence that happens often to crepe silk pieces, when they have been exposed to different sunlit environments. It appears lighter in certain areas, some areas showcase a very soft shade of pink. This is not overly apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: crepe silk,

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.