Willow Hilson Vintage

"Divine Beadwork" Vintage 1940's Crepe Silk Beaded Suit UK 10 US 6

A breathtaking silhouette rendered in a stunning black crepe silk with elaborate trailing black bugle glass beadwork, this 1940's tailored skirt set is the perfect statement piece to your vintage wardrobe. 

The slim Peter Pan collar of the jacket is framed by an elegant shoulder line with small sewn in shoulder pads along the shoulder seams. Her full length sleeves are edged with matching turned up cuffs. Her fitted bodice, is set off my mock small covered button fastenings, that conceal the metal zip fastening beneath. Her cinched in waistline is accented by a peplum cut hemline, that accentuates the iconic 1940's tailored silhouette. Her matching fully beaded skirt, boasts a simple waistband, and a straight cut. This set is not lined.

Label: None 

Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem : 21 inches

Waist: 28 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 21.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Fastenings:  15 inch metal zip 

Measurements Of The Skirt

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 35 inches

Waist to Hem: 30 inches

Fastenings: 7 inch metal zip and a button fastening 

Size: UK 10 US 6

Condition: This suit is in perfect vintage condition. With natural and light beadwork loss, which is to be expected of a piece this age. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Glass Beads, Crepe 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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