Willow Hilson Vintage

"Gardenia Silk" Vintage 1950's Gardenia Cream Raw Silk Dress UK 10 US 6


This timeless original 1950's dress, rendered in a gardenia shade of cream, in a woven raw silk is just the piece for your every day wardrobe. 

The bateau cut neckline of the dress is framed by wide shoulder straps and a sleeveless cut. The fitted bodice, is accented by rounded seams that run from the armholes to the hipline, creating a tailored silhouette, whilst accented the cinched in waistline, which is drawn in by tailored darts. The elegant skirt-line completes this dress in a timeless and iconic silhouette. This dress is fully lined in silk. 

This dress is fully lined

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 36 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches 

Hips: up to 36 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6 

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with a 14 inch metal zip and a hook and loop.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with very light discolouration along the armholes. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon close inspection. 

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

Fabric: Raw Woven Silk, Silk 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. 


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