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
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.