Rendered in the most delightful shade of burgundy linen, this original 1940's dress, accented by mother of pearl buttons in a rectangular cut, is just the piece for your every day wardrobe.
The square shaped neckline is framed by a simple shoulder line and short length sleeves edged with rounded turned up cuffs. The fitted bodice showcases the elegant cross over design, which boasts button fastenings along the length of the left hand side of the dress. The cinched in waistline, is accented by a matching fabric belt, which draws the eye to the stylised notched pocket details to either side of the front of the hipline. The timeless line of the skirt, is set off by double pleats to either side of the front of the dress, completing the tailored cut of this piece in an iconic silhouette,
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Neckline to End of Sleeve: 7.5 inches
Hips: 38 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 14.5 inches
Size: Medium: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens to the side with 9 buttons and two press studs
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition with a small amount of colour fade beneath the armpits. This is 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 or hand washed in cool water.
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.