A classic silhouette rendered in a cream peach raw silk and embellished with white thread soutache with iridescent tinsel accents and claw set silver and iridescent rhinestones, this original 1960's dress is sure to be a favourite in your cocktail wardrobe.
The stylised rounded mandarin collar is decorated with swirling white soutache thread embroidery, accented by iridescent tinsel and claw set rhinestones. The simple shoulder line, sets off the short length sleeves, which are edged with soutache embroidery and matching embellishments. The A line cut of the dress is accented by Princess seams that run from the sleeve seams and join the length of the dress. The eye-catching back-line of the dress features a central zip fastening concealed by borders of white thread embroidery and embellishments , which join the central inverted pleat along the bottom of the hemline, completes this piece in an iconic silhouette. This dress is lined in cotton
Measurements of the Dress:
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 53 inches
Waist: up to 34 inches
Hips: up to 38 inches
Fastenings: This dress fastens along the centre back with two hook and loops along the nape and a 19 inch plastic zip
Size: UK 12 US 8
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with very gentle wear to some of the lustre of the claw set rhinestones and light surface scratches to some of the rhinestones. A few very wear mark along the left hand side yoke. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Raw Silk, Cotton Lined, Soutache Embroidery, Tinsel Thread, Claw set rhinestones
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.