Willow Hilson Vintage

"Garden Braiding" Vintage 1960's Floral Brocade & Gold Lurex Dress UK 10 US 6


This eye-catching 1960's dress, rendered in a floral brocade in shades of grey, turquoise, green and mustard yellow, set on a champagne silk coloured base with gold lurex thread accents and gold braiding details, is just the piece for that special occasion. 

The high mandarin collar is edged with gold braiding that joins the rounded slit along the front of the neckline, setting off the gold pipping feature along the right hand side of the bodice, which is finished with two decorative gold braided frog button features.

The simple shoulder line, sets off the short length sleeves. The fitted bodice is accented by tailored darts along the bust-line and darts along the waist, which draw in the fitted cut of the waistline. The elegant column cut of the skirt-line is finished with slits along each side seam that run up from the hemline, completing this dress in an iconic and timeless silhouette. 

Label: Made especially for you by Carol Gisy  

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 53 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 36 inches

Collar base to end of sleeve: 11 inches
Size: UK 10 US 6

Closures: This dress fastens along the centre back with a 21 inch metal zip and a hook and eye.  

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition

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

Fabric: Silk Brocade, Lurex Threads, Gold Braiding 

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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