Willow Hilson Vintage

"Charcoal & Polkadots" Vintage 1950's Charcoal & Polkadot Printed Dress UK 10 US 6

"Charcoal & Polkadots" Vintage 1950's Charcoal & Polkadot Printed Dress UK 10 US 6

A Classic dress, rendered in a a wonderful cotton charcoal base, decorated with a patriotic polka square print in red, white and blue, with red pipped accents, this original vintage 1950's dress, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by simple front lapels, that draw the eye to the black floral button fastenings along the centre of the bodice. Her short length sleeves, are framed by turned up cuffs, which are back with red rayon fabric, creating the illusion of red pipping along the edges of each cuff. Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline.
Her elegant skirt, cut in a demi-circle, boasts the most incredible large front pockets with pointed turned down collars, in turn back with red rayon, to created red pipped edges.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 47 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Neckline to end of sleeve: 12 inches

Hips: 42 inches

Shoulder to waist: 16.5 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6

Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 13 inch metal zip and to the front with 3 buttons

Condition: This dress is in good/loved vintage condition. There is yellowing and darkened areas along the armpits of this dress. Fading to the polka square print along the armpits and sides of the sleeves. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn, but is noticeable upon inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: cotton, rayon, printed squares.

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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