Willow Hilson Vintage

"Dorothy O'Hara" Vintage 1940's Silk Dorothy O'Hara Dress UK 10 US 6

This truly beautiful 1940's Dorothy O'Hara Silk Dress in a wonderful abstract pattern in shades of green and purple set off against white accents is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her square neckline is framed by central pleats along each side of the front of the neckline that radiate across the bust-line. Her simple shoulder line lets off the petal cut sleeves, with elegant pleats that radiate from the inner sleeve, creating an eye catching pleated detail. Her fitted bodice sets off the cinched in waistline, that joins the front of the dress is a pointed downward seam. Her elegant skirt, boasts a wonderful hip swag, that drapes and pleats along the front left hand side of the  side of theskirt-line, setting off the simple line of the opposite side of the skirt, whilst creating a mesmerising 1940's silhouette.

Label: Dorothy O'Hara

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10 inches

Hips: 38 inches

Shoulder to waist: 15.5 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6

Closures: This dress fastens to the side back with a 21 inch metal zip and a hook and loop. 

Condition: This dress is in good vintage condition. Some very light colour variation to the cream accents along the shoulder line and bodice of the dress. Some small areas of wear to the silk panel that conceals the zip fastening, this has a small tear just above the waistline. These minor issues are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon close inspection.

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

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.

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