Willow Hilson Vintage

"Cerulean Blue" Vintage 1940's Cerulean Blue Day Dress UK 16 US 12


Made in the most exquisite shade of cerulean blue, with contrasting black buttons, this original 1940's dress is a wonderful addition to your vintage wardrobe 

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a rounded collar and notched lapels, set off by rounded seams along each yoke. Her simple shoulder line is accented by short length sleeves with wide turned up cuffs. Her fitted bodice, boasts central buttons fastenings, framed to either side by sewn pleats that run from the rounded yoke line to the waist. Her cinched in waistline, is drawn in by a matching fabric belt. Her elegant skirt-line, boasts sewn seams along the centre that join the hemline in a centre inverted pleat framed to each side by box pleats. Finished with two front pockets, decorated with sewn pleats to match the bodice. 

Label: Swan & Edgar

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 44 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42.5 inches

Waist: up to 36 inches

Hips: up to 44 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 17.5 inches

Size: UK 16 US 12

Closures: This dress fastens to the front with 4 buttons and a hook and loop. 

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition

Washing instructions: This garment should be washed in cool water, and damp ironed

Fabric: Cotton

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.

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