Willow Hilson Vintage

"Burgundy & Grey" Vintage 1940's Peplum Pocket Dress UK 10 US 6

This wonderful 1940's dress, in a palette of burgundy, white and grey, in a geometric check pattern, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her rounded neckline is framed by a rounded collar, with delicate gathered pleats towards the front of the neckline, Her short length dolman sleeves, frame the fitted bodice, accented by central decorative bow details. Her cinched in waistline, is set off by a brown belt, which accents the elegant front peplum cut, with two phenomenally big pockets, and a continuation of the bow details. Her simple skirt sits perfectly beneath the peplum, completing this piece in an iconic 1940's silhouette  .

Label: Dorothy 

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 47 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Neckline to End of Sleeve: 12 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 16 inches

Size: UK 8 US 4

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Two very small age marks centrally along the waistline that are concealed by the belt buckle. The belt doesn't seem to be the original belt. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon close inspection

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with 9 inch metal zip 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

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.

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