This truly enchanting 1930's Azure blue silk velvet dress, with gathered pleated accents, is just the piece to welcome to your seasonal cocktail wardrobe.
The V shaped neckline of the dress is framed by a border panel which boasts gathered stitched pleats contouring the neckline, creating an eye-catching textural feature. The simple shoulder line, sets off the 3/4 length sleeves which boast gathered pleats that drape from each side seam along the base of the sleeve, creating rounded cuff details. The fitted bodice of the dress showcases a central seam, from which gathers pleats radiate , drawing the eye to the fitted waistline and rounded petal cut of the top of the skirt-line which is set off with matching piped details. The elegant line of the skit boasts a near full circle cut, draping from pleated gathers along the waist-seam, completing this dress in a truly magnificent 1930's silhouette.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 46.5 inches
Waist: up to 28 inches
Hips: up to 62 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 20 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 14 inches
Size UK 10 US 6
Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with a 9 inch metal zip
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with light and natural impressions to the silk velvet. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Silk Velvet
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.