Willow Hilson Vintage

"Emerald Bow" Vintage 1950's Emerald Green Pleated Bow Dress UK 8 US 4


A gem to behold, this original 1950's emerald green faille satin dress, accented by gathers pleats and finished with a delicate bow, is just the perfect piece for your cocktail wardrobe.  

The rounded neckline of the dress is framed by a simple shoulder line and short capped inset sleeves. The fitted bodice, boasts wide gathered pleats that radiate from across the left hand side, side seam and contour the elegant line of the bust and bodice. The cinched in waistline, is finished with a matching decorative emerald green side bow along the left hand side. The elegant flared line of the skirt, is accented by box pleats that gather from the waist-seam along either side of the front of the waist, setting off the mock cross-over panel of the skirt, which flares out along the left hand side. Finished with box pleats along the back of the skirt-line, this mesmerising dress showcases the elegance of the era.The skirt is lined with a pleated layer of tulle, which allows for the gentle flare and construction of the skirt. 

Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress:

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 39 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Hips: up to 46 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 2.7 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches 

Size: UK 8 US 4

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A small area of shinning to the faille satin along the right hand side of the bust-line amongst the please. A small pin sized mark along the centre front of the neckline. Two small pin sized marks along the left hand side of the neckline. Part of the cotton inner lining of the skirt has been cut away. These minor details are not overly apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon close inspection. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report. 

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the back with a 15 inch metal zip and a metal hook and eye.

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

Fabric: Faille Satin, Tulle Lining, Cotton Lined

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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