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"Deep Twist" Vintage 1950's Blue Silk Foliage Print Dress and Jacket UK 14-16

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"Deep Twist" Vintage 1950's Blue Silk Foliage Print Dress and Jacket UK 14-16

Made in the most sumptuous silk, in a wonderful palette of blues and greys, and a pattern of soft leaves, this original 1950's dress and jacket set, is the perfect addition for your vintage wardrobe.

The elegant V shaped neckline of the dress, is framed by a twisted knot along the front of the décolletage, that links together both sides of the bodice, and sets off the bust-line with draped panels that join to each side of the waistline.
The silk bodice, boasts sewn pin tucked pleats, that create the illusion of textured silk, while radiating seams from the central bust line.
Her sleeveless cut frames the fitted bodice, and sets off the cinched in waistline, drawn in by the matching silk fabric ties that fasten in a bow to the back of the dress.
Her elegant panelled skirt, creates beautiful contrasting drape to the incredible structure of the bodice.
Her open cut jacket, is set off by small shoulder pads along each shoulder seam and 3/4 length sleeves, with matching sewn pin tucks, to match those along the bodice of the dress.

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Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 46 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 18inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 17 inches

Fastenings: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches

Waist: up to 36 inches

Hips: 66 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder 15.5 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with an 11 inch metal zip, and along the back of the dress with a fabric bow

Size: UK Medium 14-16

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition,

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

Fabric: 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.