Willow Hilson Vintage

"Crochet & Frills" Vintage 1970's Crochet Details Dress UK 8 US 4


Made in a contrasting palette of ivory and cream, this original 1970's dress with cream crochet details and ivory nylon pleats is just the piece for your collection.  

The mandarin styled neckline draws together along the front with button and loop fastenings, with matching covered crochet buttons, that descend along the front of the fitted crochet bodice. The simple shoulder line, joins the wide pleated nylon bishop sleeves, that draw together along wide crochet cuffs finished with button and loop fastenings. The cinched in waistline, draws in with a threaded crochet belt tie that can be drawn in and tied in a bow. The elegant nylon shirt, gathered in drawn pleats beneath the waistline and drapes into a pleated skirt, finished with a tier of gathered nylon, completing this dress in an iconic 1970's bohemian design. The crochet bodice and nylon sleeves are not lined. The skirt is lined in nylon. 


Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: 32 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: 26 inches this can be drawn it to make it smaller.  

Hips: up to 40 inches.

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 28.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Size: UK 8 US 4

Closures: This dress fastens along the front of the bodice with 5 crochet covered buttons and loops and along the back with a 17 inch plastic zip and 2 hook and eyes 

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, two small age marks along the right hand side sleeve, these are well concealed within the pleats and drape of the sleeve. A pin size rust mark along the back of the gathered tier hemline. These are not apparent when the dress is being worn.

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

Fabric: Nylon lined, Nylon, Crochet 

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. WH

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