"Frank Starr" Vintage 1960's Lime Green & Emerald Silk Beaded Dress & Coat Set UK 12 US 8
This truly mesmerising 1960's Lime green and emerald green beaded silk chiffon dress and matching raw silk coat, is the perfect set to add versatility to your vintage wardrobe.
The rounded neckline of the dress is framed by a sleeveless cut and medium width shoulder straps. Her illusion décolletage in silk chiffon, sets off the straight cut silk lining along the bust-line. Her fitted bodice, is accented by a cinched in waistline, drawn in by a matching silk covered rope belt, that wraps around the waistline twice and ties in a bow. Her elegant skirt, completes this dress is an iconic shift cut.
Her matching coat, in a raw silk, boasts a V shaped neckline framed by a notched collar that joins the lapels in a cross over cut along the front of the décolletage. Her 3/4 length sleeves, frame the wonderful A line cut of the coat, that boasts Princess seams, and a fastening concealed behind a matching silk bow.
The coat is lined
Label: Frank Starr
Measurements Of The Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches
Waist: up to 32 inches ( this can be drawn in with the matching belt)
Hips: up to 38 inches
Measurements of the Coat
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 41 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 17 inches
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Hips: up to 44 inches
Waist: 40 inches
Size: UK 12 US 8
Condition: The dress is in perfect vintage condition, with light and natural bead loss.
The coat is in perfect condition, it appears to have once had a matching button fastening concealed behind the bow, but the button is no longer and the button hole has been sewn up. ( This is in now ay apparent externally)
Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with a 16 inch metal zip and hook and loop, and along the left hand side shoulder with 3 hook and loops . The Coat fastens with 2 press studs
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Dress: Glass Beads, Silk Chiffon, Silk Lined
Coat: Silk, Synthetic 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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.