Willow Hilson Vintage

"Hot Pink & Gold" Vintage 1960's Hot Pink Silk Dress & Jacket Set UK 12 US 8


A classic silhouette rendered in a hot pink raw silk with gold button details, this original 1960's dress and jacket set is the perfect ensemble for tailored wardrobe. 

The rounded neckline of the dress is edged with a raised matching silk border. The simple shoulder line, sets off the short length sleeves. The fitted bodice is accented by a central seam, that draws the eye to the cinched in waistline, which boasts a downward rounded seam and a central matching bow feature. The elegant shift cut of the skirt is set off by single pleats to either side of the front of the hipline, framing the central seam, and completing this dress in an iconic silhouette. This dress is fully lined in silk. 

The matching jacket sits perfectly above the dress and boasts an open neckline framed by a pointed collar. The simple shoulder line, is accented by internal shoulder pads, that set off the full length sleeves. The tailored cut of the jacket is set off by feature pointed seam that run from the sleeve seams to the waistline, drawing the eye to the stylised bow and gold button fastening feature. The jacket is fully lined in silk. 

Label: Miss Helen 

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem : 19 inches

Waist: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 19 inches

Fastenings: a single button that fastens along one side of the bow 

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Waist: 30 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 8.5 inches 

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches 

Fastenings: 21 inch plastic zip along the centre of the back and two hook and loops along the nape 

Size: UK 12 US 8 

Condition: This set is in near perfect vintage condition, with a very small age mark along the centre front of the skirt-line. This is well concealed within the lustre of the silk and not apparent when the suit is being worn. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Raw 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.

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