This truly magnificent 1950’s evening gowns, in the deepest shade of forest green velvet, embellished with gold bullion stitches and claw set rhinestones is the perfect piece for that special occasion.
Her intricately scalloped neckline is accented by gold bullion stitches in delicate leaf designs, set off by clusters on rhinestones in shades of purple and green. Her mid length sleeves, framed the structured and fitted boned bodice. Her cinched in waistline is set off by a full circle velvet skirt, photographed here with a medium petticoat for added volume. This dress is lined In the skirt with a layer of rayon and tulle and a first layer of silk. The bodice is lined in rayon and is boned. This dress is a heavy winter piece.
Label: Louis Copé
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 58 inches
Waist: up to 27 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16 inches
Size: UK 6-8 US 2-4
Closures: This dress fastens to the back with an 5 press studs, 9 hook and eyes, above a 15 inch metal zip and internal waistband with 2 hook and eyes
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. With light and very natural impressions to the velvet. This is in no way apparent when the dress is being worn .
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Velvet, Silk Lined, tulle Lined, Rayon Lined, boned bodice, Rhinestones, Bullion Stitches
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.