This breathtaking 1950's buttercup yellow satin dress, embroidered with a floral pattern in a cream silk thread, accented by milk glass beads, is the perfect cocktail dress for your wardrobe.
Her strapless straight cut neckline, is set off by a fitted and boned bodice, and accented by soft braiding along the décolletage, drawing the eye to the decorative floral embroidery, set off by hints of gold lurex thread and beads. Her cinched in waistline, is accented by a structured skirt-line which is set off by an internal hoop along the internal lining, allowing for the dress to keep a wonderful an iconic silhouette. The hemline of the dress is decorated with matching floral embroidery that trails up the skirt-line. Finished with matching braiding to that along the bodice, this dress captures the iconic style of the 1950's.
The dress is fully lined in cotton with a tulle petticoat layer and an internal hoop.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 32 inches
Neckline to Hem: 37 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Hips: up 46 inches
Size: UK 6-8 US 2-4
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with 2 zips, and external zip measuring 15 inches and a hook and eye and an internal zip measuring 15 inches.
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very light water mark along the right hand side of the skirt-line. Some light and gentle impression marks to the satin.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Cotton, Boned Bodice, Tulle, Satin, Embroidery, Glass 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.