Willow Hilson Vintage

"Charmers" Vintage 1940's Silk Novelty Print Dress UK 12 US 8


"Charmers" Vintage 1940's Silk Novelty Print Dress UK 12 US 8

This breathtaking 1940's silk dress with an eye-catching print of love hearts, paisley designs, vases and people,  is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a soft shawl collar, and single pleats along the top of each shoulder seam. Her elegant shoulder line, sets off the short length sleeves, edged with soft turned up cuffs. Her fitted bodice, is accented by white central button fastenings, that run along the front to the hipline. Her cinched in waistline, sets off the elegant drape of the skirt, that boasts small box pleats to either side of the front of the waistband.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 6 inches

Hips: up to 48 inches

Shoulder to waist : 15.5 inches

Size: UK 12 US 8

Closures: This dress fastens with 5 buttons and a hook and loop along the waist

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, a small very light age mark along the back of the left hand side shoulder blade. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon closer inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk

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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