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"Champagne Brocade & Satin" Vintage 1950's Champagne Brocade & Satin Bow Dress UK 8 US 4

"Champagne Brocade & Satin" Vintage 1950's Champagne Brocade & Satin Bow Dress UK 8 US 4

Rendered in the most breathtaking silhouette, this truly breathtaking 1950's champagne toned silk floral brocade dress, accented by blush pink satin details, is the perfect dress for your vintage wardrobe.

Her strapless neckline is accented by a V shaped décolletage, framed to either side by structured pointed boned panels. These are in turn set off to each side by a panel of blush pink pleated satin, that joins the back of the dress to frame the zip back fastening.
Her fitted bodice, is accented by ruched and gathered pleated panels to either side of the front of the bodice, that draw the eye to the cinched in waistline and simple central panels.
Her elegant skirt, photographed here with a medium petticoat for added volume, showcases a demi- circle cut, and two inverted pleats along the centre back, joined together by decorative pink satin bows that run along four points to the back of the dress.

Label: Mandell Model

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Point of bodice to Hem: 52.5 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Hips: up to 54 inches

Top of point on bodice to Waist: 12.7 inches

Size: UK 8 US 4

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with an area of foxing/light age marks to the front left hand side of the skirt, above the hemline. These are not apparent when the dress is being worn, as they are well concealed within the drape of the fabric.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the back with a 15.5 inch metal zip a hook and eye and two press studs.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk Brocade, Satin, Bone Bodice

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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