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"Elsie" Vintage 1950's Lilac Cotton Dress UK 10-12


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"Elsie" Vintage 1950's Lilac Cotton Dress

Made in the softest shade of lilac coloured cotton, this original 1950's dress is the perfect piece for your everyday vintage wardrobe.

Her v shaped neckline is framed by a pointed notched collar and short sleeves. Her button down bodice, is accented with panels of decorative stitching either side of the button fastenings . Her cinched in waistline sets off the box pleats along the top of skirt, that fall into a simple line, creating a classic silhouette.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38-40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 36 inches

Waist: Up to 29 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: Up to 7 inches

Size: Medium UK 10-12

Closures: This dress fastens at the front with 2 buttons and to the side with a 9.5 inch metal zip.

Condition: This dress is in well loved vintage condition, there are a few very small age marks hidden within the drape of the skirt, and a few small age marks to the left hand side shoulder. These are not visible when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under closer inspection. This piece has been priced accordingly

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

Fabric: Cotton

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.