Willow Hilson Vintage

"Fuchsia & Pearls" Vintage 1940's Black & Fuchsia Rayon Embellished Dress UK 14 US 10


This original 1940's dress, rendered in a palette of black and fuchsia rayon and embellished soutache embroidery, pearlescent beads and claw set rhinestones, is just the piece for your vintage collection.

The asymmetrical squared neckline is accented by a pointed fuchsia tab, which is embellished with black soutache, pearlescent beads and claw set rhinestones and finished with a stylised and embellished matching fuchsia button. The simple shoulder line, sets off the 3/4 length sleeves which are edged with fuchsia pink pointed turned up cuffs, embellished with black soutache embroidery, pearlescent beads and claw set silver rhinestones. The elegant bodice is accented by gathered pleats to either side of the front of the waistline, which radiate upwards along the bodice. The simple panelled cut of the skirt is accent by knife pleats, completing this dress in a timeless and iconic silhouette. 

Label: Roselyn Originals 

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 45.5 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 19.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Size: UK 14 US 10

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, very gentle colour fading along the shoulder lines, some very faint age marks to the fuchsia rayon cuffs. These minor details are not apparent when the dress is being worn and only apparent under closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with a 7 inch metal zip and along the nape with 8 button a loops 

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

Fabric: crepe silk, satin, cut out embroidery, 

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. 

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