Willow Hilson Vintage

"Lace & Tulle" Vintage 1950's Lilac Lace & Tulle Dress UK 6 US 2


This timeless and iconic 1950's dress, rendered in layers of lilac tulle, with delicate floral lace accents, is the perfect piece for any special occasion.

The strapless neckline of the dress, features a sweetheart neckline in soft pleated lilac tulle that gathers in a cross over design central along the décolletage. This is framed by a curved lace panel. The fitted and boned bodice boast a lilac rayon lining with a lace coloured floral lace overlay. The cinched in waistline, sets off the wonderful full skirt, which boasts 2 layers of tulle above a pale lilac rayon lining,  completing this dress in an iconic 1950's silhouette. 

This dress has been photographed with a medium petticoat for added volume. 

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 32 inches

Neckline to Hem: 51 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Waist to Hem: 38 inches

Size: UK 6 US 2

Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with a 13.5 inch metal zip and a hook and eye. 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Very faint discolouration along the lace that edges the armpits. A mark along the internal rayon lining of the bodice. There is a mend to the tulle along the bottom left hand side of the skirt line. These minor details are not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Rayon, tulle, lace, boning 

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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