Willow Hilson Vintage

"Le Jardin Rose" Vintage 1940's Silk Floral Dress UK 10-12 US 6-8


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. 

Label: None

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.

Fabric: Silk

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. 

Perfectly Paired With

Recently viewed