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"Caramal Christian Dior" Vintage 1950's Couture Christian Dior Dress & Jacket UK 8-10


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"Caramal Christian Dior" Vintage 1950's Couture Christian Dior Dress & Jacket UK 8-10

Made in the most sumptuous shade of Caramel in a wonderful textured raw silk, lined in silk organza, this original 1950's couture Christian Dior dress and jacket set, is a rare addition to your vintage wardrobe.

The elegant V shaped neckline of the dress, is framed by double shoulder straps that are linked to the dress through button holes. Her fitted cross over cut bodice, is accented by dart lines, and an iconic cinched in waistline.
The skirt line, boast wide box pleats along the waistband, that drape elegantly into the near full skirt, photographed here with a medium petticoat for added volume.

The matching tailored jacket, showcases a rounded neckline, framed by short length sleeves. Her button down front, boasts matching silk covered buttons, and elegant darts, accenting the tailoring of this piece. The cinched in waistline is drawn in by a side hook and eye fastenings, completing this piece in an iconic New Look silhouette.

Label: Christian Dior - New York Inc

Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 18.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Neckline to End of Sleeve: 11.5 inches

Fastenings: 4 buttons, a hook and eye and a press stud.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 48 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Hips: 54 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 16.5 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with a hook and loop and a 14 inch metal zip.

Size: UK Small UK 8-10

Condition: This dress set is in perfect vintage condition

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

Fabric: Raw Silk, Silk Organza lined in the jacket

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.