Willow Hilson Vintage

"Amber Satin" Vintage 1930's Pleated & Ruched Amber Satin Dress UK 10 US 6


A beauty to behold, this original 1930's satin dress rendered in the most sumptuous shade of amber satin, is the perfect statement piece for your special occasion wardrobe. 

The rounded neckline is framed by a feature cowled panel, which drapes and pleats along the front of the neckline, joining each sleeve seam in gathered stitches. The elegant 3/4 length sleeves boast gathered along each side seam, which gathered and pleats the satin, creating a wonderful textured pleated design. The fitted bodice of the dress is accented by tailored darts beneath the bust-line. The cinched in waistline, sets off the wonderful straight line of the satin skirt, which is set off by a rounded waist seam along the back, from which a pleated panel drapes elegantly above the skirt, completing this dress in a truly spectacular 1930's design.  

Measurements of the Dress 

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 49 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 19 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6  

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with an 8.5 inch metal zip. 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very small surface mark along the front of the bodice just above the waistline. A small age mark below the waist seam along the front right hand side of the dress. One small age mark to the back right of the bodice just above the waistline. Two very small pulls to the silk along the right hand side of the cowl neckline, this is well concealed within the drape. Very light surface scratches to the satin along the back of the bodice. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Satin 

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.


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