This wonderful 1940's day dress, with a wonderful repeat floral pattern in a soft shade of grey set against a big background, is the perfect piece for your everyday vintage wardrobe.
The V shaped neckline is set off by concealed press stud fastenings along the centre front of the décolletage. The elegant shoulder line is accented by internal shoulder pads, that set off the 3/4 length sleeves. The eye-catching bodice boasts a central pointed seam panel, with gathered pleats along each side, that radiate into soft pleats across the bust-line.The fitted waist panel, showcases a matching fabric belt that draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. The drape of the skirt, which is accented by double inverted pleats to either side of the front completes this dress in an iconic 1940's silhouette.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches
Waist: up to 29 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 17.5 inches
Hips: 42 inches
Shoulder to waist: 15.5 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Size: UK 10-12 US 6-8
Closures: This dress fastens with 6 press studs along the side seam and two press studs along the front of the neckline
Condition: This dress is in near vintage condition. Some very light colour variation from prolonged exposure to sunlight, the inverted seams appear slightly darker in colour. This is well concealed within the floral print and drape of the silk and only apparent under inspection. Light colour bleed to the silk pattern along the armpits.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
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.