Willow Hilson Vintage

"Crimson Lace & Beadwork" Vintage 1960's Crimson Lace Beaded Dress UK 14 US 10


This spectacular 1960's dress, rendered in a red crimson lace, layered above a red rayon lining and embellished with floral lace appliqués, red glass beads, red claw set rhinestones and faceted droplet beads, is the perfect statement piece for your cocktail wardrobe. 

The rounded neckline of the dress is framed by wide shoulder straps and a sleeveless cut. The décolletage is accented by red floral lace appliqués, which create a scalloped edge design, finished with beaded embellishments and faceted droplets, surrounding red glass claw set rhinestones. The fitted bodice of the dress draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. The simple skirt-line, which is edged with a scalloped lace hemline accented by eye-lash trims and a scalloped central slit along the back of the dress. The dress is embellished with a scattering of beadwork positioned centrally along some of the floral lace designs. The back of the dress is accented by a rounded backline which is in turn decorated with floral lace appliqués and embellished with beadwork. 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 51 inches 

Waist: up to 32 inches 

Hips: up to 40 inches

Size: UK 14 US 10 

Label: Designed by Bill Pashley, London

Closures: This dress fastens along the centre back with a 17.5 inch metal zip and a hook and loop.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. With gentle and minor beadwork loss. Very light colour fading along the armpits. A few very small repairs to the lace overlay beneath the armholes and scattered throughout the dress. These minor details and repairs are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Lace, Rayon, Glass Beads, Claw set rhinestones, Plastic beads. 

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. 

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