Willow Hilson Vintage

"Fuchsias In The Wind" Vintage 1950's Twill Silk Floral Dress UK 8 US 4


In the most vibrant shade of turquoise blue twill silk, with a pattern of fuchsias in bold shades of pink and green with white accents, this original 1950's dress is just the piece to welcome to your summer wardrobe.  

The rounded neckline is framed by a simple turned down collar which sits above a decorative matching silk piped looping feature. The simple shoulder line, sets off the short capped sleeves. The fitted bodice is accented by tailored darts that run from each sleeve seam and bust-line to the waist. The cinched in waistline is accented by a matching twill silk waist panel. The elegant line of the skirts showcases small gathered pleats beneath the waistband, that drape into the length of the skirt, completing this dress in a timeless silhouette. Finished with pockets to either side of the front of the hipline. 

Label: None 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Hips: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 5 inches

Size: UK 8 US 4

Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 20.5 inch metal zip and two hook and eyes along the nape. 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. With a very small age mark along one of the silk piped looping to the right hand side shoulder. Three small areas of wear to the silk looped piping along the right hand side shoulder. These minor flaws are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and do not affect the quality of this piece. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Twill 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.

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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