"Candy Stripes " Vintage 1940's Red & White Pinstripe Cotton Dress UK 12-14 US 8-10
With the most eye catching pattern of red and white cotton pinstripes, this rare 1940's pinstripe dress, is the perfect piece for welcoming the warmer weather in.
Her square neckline, is framed by a simple shoulder line and short length petal cut sleeves.
Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline, accented by the vertical pinstripe pattern. Her elegant skirt, boasts a chevron striped pattern, drawing the eye upwards to the cinched in waistline, whilst setting off the elegant drape of the cotton skirt, completing the silhouette in true 1940's fashion.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 44.5 inches
Waist: up to 32 inches
Hips: up to 50 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches
Hips: 50 inches
Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10
Closures: This dress fastens at the side with 7.5 inch metal zip
Condition: This dress is doos/loved vintage condition. A pull to either side of the yokes just above the bust-line. A small pin sized darn to the front left hand side of the skirt just beneath the waistline. A darn and slight pull the cotton midway down the centre seam of the skirt . Four small darns behind the zip fastening along the back left hand side of the skirt. A small darn centrally along the back of the skirt just beneath the waistband. Light and natural pulls to the cotton weave of the skirt. These minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn, as the incredible chevron and pinstripe print creates a near optic illusion. These minor issues are apparent upon closer inspection
Washing instructions: This garment should be washed in cool water, and damp ironed
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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.