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"Lilac Florals" Vintage 1950's Lilac Satin Floral Evening Dress & Bolero UK 10-12 US 6-8


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"Lilac Florals" Vintage 1950's Lilac Satin Floral Evening Dress & Bolero UK 10-12 US 6-8

With the most exquisite combination of yellows, purples, greens and browns, in a pattern of brushstroke floral bouquets, this original 1950's lilac satin dress and bolero, is the perfect outfit for any special occasion.

Her deep V shaped neckline, is framed my thin shoulder straps, and wide gathered pleats along the bust-line. Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline.
The elegant wide cut skirt, drapes from the waistline, setting off the wonderful fullness of the skirt, photographed here with a medium petticoat for added volume.
The simple bolero, is accented by a pointed collar and short length sleeves, that conceal the thin shoulder straps and complete this breathtaking 1950's gown.

Label: Howards

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 60 inches

Hips: 58 inches

Waist: up to 29 inches

Measurements of the Bolero:

Neckline to end of Sleeve: 13 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 12 inches

Armpit to Armpit: 40 inches

Size:: UK 10-12 US 6-8

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

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition,

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

Fabric: Satin,

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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.