With a wonderful floral print in shades of green, yellow, cream and blue, with brushstroke accents, set against a black base, this original 1940's silk skirt and blouse set is the perfect addition for your wardrobe.
The rounded neckline of the blouse is is framed by pointed shoulder panels, embellished with three brass and pink pearlescent buttons to either side, The short length sleeves frame the triple pleats that radiate along each yoke. The cinched in waistline accent the lightly flared hemline of the blouse. The matching skirt boasts a simple waistband elegant V shaped neckline of the jacket is framed by a notched collar, and full length bell sleeves. Her cinched in waistline is drawn in by matching fabric ties that fastens to the front of the waist in a simple bow, setting off the draped tiered peplum hemline, that sits perfectly above the dress.
The soft sounded neckline of the dress is framed by a rounded collar and a pussy boy fastening just above the décolletage.
The wonderful shoulder pads, set off the short length sleeves. Her fitted bodice boasts matching button fastenings. Her cinched in waistline, draws the eye to the timeless skirt, with a central inverted pleat, creating elegant movement with every step.
Measurements of the Blouse
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches
Armpit to Armpit back: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 7 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 24 inches
Waist: 28 inches
Fastenings: 21 inch metal zip
Measurements of the Skirt
Waist: 28 inches
Waist to hem: 30 inches
Closures: This skirt fastens with 2 hook and eyes and a 6.5 inch metal zip
Size: UK 10 US 6
Condition: This set is in near perfect condition. Some very light and small scattered areas of foxing to the floral print along the skirt. This is not apparent when the set is being worn, and only apparent under inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Silk, Brass Buttons
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.